Jimmy Soni
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Jimmy Soni is the former Managing Editor of the Huffington Post Media Group. He has worked as a speech writer and policy aide in Washington, DC. He is also the co-author of a forthcoming biography on Cato the Younger and the ancient Roman republic, set for release in 2012.

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Por qué HuffPost va a poner fin al anonimato de los usuarios

(253) Comments | Posted September 9, 2013 | 1:00 AM

A partir del mes que viene los usuarios del Huffington Post no podrán crear cuentas anónimas para publicar en la web; su identidad será verificada internamente. HuffPost sabe que mucha gente no se encuentra en una situación profesional o personal que le permita asociar su nombre a un comentario, y...

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The Reason HuffPost Is Ending Anonymous Accounts

(2193) Comments | Posted August 26, 2013 | 2:06 PM

As of next month, Huffington Post users won't be able to create anonymous accounts to post on the site; going forward, their identities will have to be verified internally. HuffPost recognizes that many people are not in a professional or personal situation where attaching their name to a comment is...

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The Invisible Founder

(118) Comments | Posted January 25, 2013 | 11:01 AM

Conservative radio host Mark Levin: "We do not accept bipartisanship in the pursuit of tyranny."

A senior Republican aide, quoted in Politico: "It is more likely you default [on the national debt] than you raise any taxes."

House Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers:...

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North Dakota Election Results 2012 MAP: Presidential And Senate Winners (REAL-TIME DATA)

(1) Comments | Posted November 6, 2012 | 8:08 PM

This is where you'll find the North Dakota election results for the 2012 presidential election as well as for the state's Senate contest.

North Dakota has three electoral votes. In 2008, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) won the state, garnering 53.3 percent of the vote.

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Montana Election Results 2012 MAP: Presidential And Senate Winners (REAL-TIME DATA)

(9) Comments | Posted November 6, 2012 | 8:04 PM

This is where you'll find the Montana election results for the 2012 presidential election as well as for the state's Senate race and House contests.

Montana has three electoral votes. In 2008, GOP presidential candidate John McCain won the state with 49.7 percent of the vote....

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Idaho Election Results 2012 MAP: Presidential, Senate And House Winners (REAL-TIME DATA)

(0) Comments | Posted November 6, 2012 | 8:01 PM

This is where you'll find the Idaho election results for the 2012 presidential election as well as for the state's Senate and House contests.

Idaho has four electoral votes. In 2008, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) took Idaho, winning 61.5 percent of the vote.

This year,...

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Kansas Election Results 2012 MAP: Presidential And House Winners (REAL-TIME DATA)

(1) Comments | Posted November 6, 2012 | 7:06 PM

This is where you'll find the Kansas election results for the 2012 presidential election as well as for the state's Senate race and House contests.

Kansas has six electoral votes. In 2008, GOP presidential candidate John McCain won the state with 56.8 percent of the vote.

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Nebraska Election Results 2012 MAP: Presidential And Senate Winners (REAL-TIME DATA)

(0) Comments | Posted November 6, 2012 | 7:05 PM

This is where you'll find the Nebraska election results for the 2012 presidential election as well as for the state's Senate contest.

This deeply-red state has five electoral votes. Because Nebraska is one of the two states in the nation without a winner-take-all system for assigning its electoral...

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South Dakota Election Results 2012 MAP: Presidential, Senate And House Winners (REAL-TIME MAP)

(0) Comments | Posted November 6, 2012 | 6:34 PM

This is where you'll find the South Dakota election results for the 2012 presidential election as well as for the state's Senate race and House contests.

South Dakota has three electoral votes. In 2008, GOP presidential candidate John McCain won the state with 53.2 percent of...

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Stoicism for Modern Stresses: 5 Lessons From Cato

(252) Comments | Posted October 19, 2012 | 10:20 AM

Julius Caesar wanted to end him. George Washington wanted to be him. And for two thousand years, he was a singular subject of plays, poetry, and paintings, with admirers as diverse as Benjamin Franklin, the poet Dante, and the Stoic emperor Marcus Aurelius.

Yet, for all that, you've probably never...

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Rome's Last Citizen

(222) Comments | Posted October 15, 2012 | 3:24 PM

Excerpt from Rome's Last Citizen: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar by Rob Goodman and HuffPost Managing Editor Jimmy Soni

Preface: The Dream

General Washington paused and studied his boot prints in the newly thawed mud. He took a deep breath of spring...

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Five Reasons Why Stoicism Matters Today

(132) Comments | Posted September 29, 2012 | 4:34 PM

For all the press that Bill Clinton has gotten for his epic, seemingly-half-improvised convention stem-winder, one of the most revealing lines has barely earned a mention at all. We were surprised to hear Clinton call Barack Obama "a man cool on the outside, but

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National Security As Culture War: Why Civil Libertarians Lose the Argument

(75) Comments | Posted May 29, 2012 | 1:30 PM

Why is Guantanamo still open? Why has there been no public accounting for the Bush Administration's use of torture? Why does President Obama successfully claim the right to assassinate American citizens living abroad accused of terrorism?

And why do civil libertarians lose arguments of this sort time and...

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Care Package Patriotism

(70) Comments | Posted November 11, 2011 | 8:28 AM


This Veterans Day weekend, Americans will gather to assemble care packages by the thousands for men and women deployed overseas. Like generations of citizen-volunteers, they are moved by noble impulses. They want to do a heartfelt thing for those in harm's way. They want to feel connected to...

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According to Newsweek Writer, Immigrants Just Don't Get It

(429) Comments | Posted October 27, 2011 | 12:58 PM

This week, Newsweek profiled Raj Rajaratnam, the ex-chief of the Galleon Group hedge fund recently convicted of insider trading. One paragraph caught my attention:

The whole story speaks to the South Asian-American community: its pursuit of success and money at any cost; the differences between immigrants and...

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Dear Mr. President: Get Out of Your Funk

(391) Comments | Posted October 21, 2011 | 12:09 PM

President Obama sounds glum.

First he told the audience at the Congressional Black Caucus dinner to "Stop grumblin'. Stop cryin'." Then he gave an interview in which he declared that the country "had gotten a little soft." To top it off, there was his visibly agitated...

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