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Palin's Connection to Alaska Independence Party Raises Concern

Posted September 2, 2008 | 15:26:44 (EST)

How can someone like Sarah Palin, who could possibly be in line to become President of the United States, have once been a member of a group that advocates secession from the United States? Is it even legal for her to be on the ticket?

As President, you are supposed...

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Republicans: Change or Become Irrelevant

Posted May 19, 2008 | 02:28:46 (EST)

What we will be witnessing in the upcoming months will be the end of the Republican Party as we know it.

Time and demographics are not on their side.

As Peggy Noonan wrote in the Wall Street Journal:

What happens to the Republicans in 2008 will likely be dictated...
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Limbaugh: "Riot In Denver!"

Posted April 25, 2008 | 11:55:17 (EST)

Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh called for Democrats to riot in Denver at the Democratic National Convention in August. Local news outlets were understandably appalled.

I can't imagine the media firestorm if an Obama supporter advocated violence at a political convention or at any other gathering. Fox News...

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An African-American Grand Old Party

Posted April 23, 2008 | 20:30:13 (EST)

Hillary can not overtake Obama's pledged delegate support. She can't win enogh of her own and she won't be able to legitimately convince any of Obama's delegates into coming over to her side.

So, how is Hillary going to win this thing other than through superdelegate shenanigans? If she...

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Placing Reverend Wright's Sermons In Context

24 Comments | Posted March 21, 2008 | 11:47:48 (EST)

Rev. Jeremiah Wright is a patriot and a man who loves his country.

Fox News has become nothing more than a propaganda arm of the right-wing. Host Sean Hannity is a friend of a known neo Nazi and unfortunately the "conservative agenda" is enmeshed with the "white...

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Hillary, It's Time to Pass the Torch

Posted January 6, 2008 | 15:39:49 (EST)

I am of the same age group as Barack Obama, and I am an avid supporter. As an African-American woman who grew up in the 1970s post-Civil Rights era, his personal story resonates with me in a way no other public figure has before.

The way he struggled to...

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Hope And Respect On The Campaign Trail

Posted October 26, 2007 | 14:48:30 (EST)

The following piece was produced by the Huffington Post's OffTheBus.

It was the national day of canvassing for the Barack Obama campaign. We met at a local coffeehouse in Altadena, California, on a morning that began with pouring rain that luckily had stopped by the time we started walking....

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