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UN Takeover Of Alamo 'Ain't Gonna Happen'

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.13.2015 | Politics

Have no fear, Texans. The Alamo isn't falling under control of the United Nations. The San Antonio fort symbolizing Texan independence earned reco...

Political Exaggerations: Stretching the Truth Is a Tradition in American Politics

Rich Rubino | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics
Rich Rubino

It takes a certain personality type to be ready, willing, and able to repeatedly tell voters of his/her stellar attributes. As these cases reveal, politicians sometimes go a step too far and exaggerate what they have accomplished, sometimes losing all credibility.

Nature Changes Site of History's Most Famous Last Stand: Bang Go Greece's Defences on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 08.09.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The sea once hugged this pass so closely that a few thousand Greeks could hold off 1.7 million Persians, if the ancient historian Herodotus is to be believed, in the 300-foot wide defile where numerical superiority was useless.

Connecting Globally to Thrive Locally in the Spirit of the Alamo With Sister Cities International

Joshua W. Walker | Posted 09.22.2013 | Impact
Joshua W. Walker

I have lived the interconnectedness of our world since birth and know that America's strength comes from within and from our global diversity.

BOTH SIDES NOW: Gay Marriage, Black Voters and Roberts's Radicals-in-Robes

HuffPost Radio | Posted 06.30.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgRon Reagan and Erick Erickson debate judicial matters after the DOMA and VRA decisions. But there's a larger subtext -- is Obama's center-left country and Roberts's hard-right Court moving toward a collision? Then, Obama tries to cool off the planet and the frenzy over Snowden.

LOOK: Olek Crochets Astor Place Cube

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 12.03.2011 | New York

Ready for fall's crisp weather? So is the Astor Place Cube apparently! The Alamo, or as more commonly known as the Cube, debuted a new look last n...

Racing To San Antonio's "Are You Finished?" Lines

Carolyn Scott | Posted 11.26.2011 | Travel
Carolyn Scott

We crammed so much in during our Race to the Alamo trip to San Antonio that I had to post another article on all the great places to dine while in thi...

Texas-Sized Challenges Facing Lone Star State Water

Jim Lauria | Posted 06.29.2011 | Green
Jim Lauria

The Lone Star State's water challenges include a huge population, thirsty agriculture, and a massive push to feed our addiction to fossil fuels.

Texas Textbooks to Finally Tell U.S. History Right

Chris Michael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Chris Michael

"Our children need to be taught how our number one Founding Father, George Washington, was called to action by Jesus and died defending the Alamo," said Republican board member Terri Leo.

US Army Recruiters' Banquet at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio, Texas: Military Excess in the Shadow of the Alamo

Cynthia Wachtell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cynthia Wachtell

Recently I visited San Antonio, Texas for the first time. I even went to the Alamo. My taxi driver from the airport, a middle-aged fellow from Cypru...

SXSW 2010: Land of the Rising Fun

Farihah Zaman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Farihah Zaman

While Centurion featured muddy politics, positioning itself vaguely as an anti-war film while also encouraging us to root for heroes of questionable morals, you really go see this movie to find out how many ways a head can explode.

Texas Tea - Toeing the Line in San Antonio

Michael Ames | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Ames

Glenn Beck is the suddenly popular Fox News commentator who, depending on who you ask, is either the symptom or the salvation of a sick society. Tea party-goers projected a similar unfocused rage.

Jason Linkins

Glenn Beck At The Alamo: Sort Of A Letdown (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For me, this entire day was leading to whatever on earth Fox News' own Glenn Beck was going to do at the Alamo. I mean, think about his recent highli...

Bill O'Reilly Should Not Be Giving Quizzes on the Factor

Dan Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dan Abrams