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Mike McCurry

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The Golden Rule of Politics

(0) Comments | Posted February 3, 2015 | 10:37 AM

We are two people with very different points of view and political beliefs. Whenever we talk, we quickly find issues we disagree on and are certain there are many other differences that we haven't yet discovered. At the same time, as we have gotten to know each other, we've also...

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On Mother's Day: Let's Be United for Motherhood

(0) Comments | Posted May 5, 2010 | 9:20 AM

The Huffington Post's Living section joins Mothers Day Every Day, a joint campaign of the White Ribbon Alliance and CARE, in a daily countdown to Mothers Day with special voices working to help save the lives of mothers and newborns around the world. Mothers Day Every Day is...

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Whither Internet 2.0?

(139) Comments | Posted May 3, 2006 | 10:52 PM

OK, lots of comments including Ms. Huffington her own self. On the vocabulary, Arianna, let's settle on this: the debate is about how to define network neutrality: some want "regulated net neutrality" (that would be the net neuts who are having great sport with me at the moment) they want...

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Hostile Commentary and Net Neutrality

(253) Comments | Posted May 1, 2006 | 9:32 PM

Reading lots of comments on my last post, I guess my point got made: the culture and discourse of the Internet is not what you would teach kids at the dinner table -- unless you kept a bar of soap handy.

On net neutrality, I feel like screaming "puh-leeeze." The...

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Fight Club

(36) Comments | Posted April 30, 2006 | 11:54 PM

I've been enjoying Juliet Eilperin's reasonable and careful explanations of why official Washington is so screwed up. Her HuffPo entries ring true but I wonder this: her book ("Fight Club Politics") details how acrimony and bitter conflict now make the House of Representatives largely useless as an institution. Looking...

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A Little Sympathy for Scott McClellan

(33) Comments | Posted July 14, 2005 | 5:44 PM

I know Democratic partisans are not supposed to get weepy watching the Bush team wilt under the hot lights of Plamegate, but allow me a little sympathy for Scott McClellan who gets sent out to roast every day from the hot breath of the White House press corps.

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D.C. Buzzes While Millions of Babies Die

(0) Comments | Posted May 13, 2005 | 1:26 PM

Get caught in the buzz in DC and you get caught with a lot of swarming bees that don't really sting. Washington conventional wisdom is about Delay, filibusters, someone (or two) resigning from the Supreme Court in the next few hours, who’s up and sideways, blah, blah, blah.


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