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Rand Paul, Christie Beer Summit

Jeff Danziger | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Councilman Requests Beer Summit With Bloomberg, Kelly Over NYPD Conduct

Posted 12.08.2011 | New York

When in doubt, drink it out. City Councilman Jumaane Williams and Kirsten Jon Foy, an aide to Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, have sent letters to...

PHOTOS: Fierce Opponents Bury The Hatchet At Billy Goat Beer Summit

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The race for the U.S. Senate seat formerly held by President Obama was a rough one. The negative ads seemed endless and harsh words were relentless--b...

Will President Obama Have Another "Beer Summit" After the Shirley Sherrod Fiasco?

Dexter Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dexter Rogers

At the end of the day, those at the top will not give up what they've accumulated via oppression without being forced to do so.

One Year Later, Does the Henry Louis Gates Arrest Mean Anything?

Nathan Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Robinson

The first question the publishing of Charles Ogletree's new book, The Presumption of Guilt , raises is a cynical one. One year later, does the Henry Louis Gates arrest really mean anything?

The 9 Countries With The Worst Beer In The World (PHOTOS)

Doug Lansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Doug Lansky

As they say, "America is #1." Unfortunately in this case, we're the #1 producers of crap beer.

Sgt. Crowley Still Doesn't Get It

Mario Ruiz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mario Ruiz

While Crowley claimed that there was 'no tension' at the table, pictures of the event speak volumes: where Gates appears to be attentive and listening, Sgt. Crowley seems perturbed, slightly above it all, put upon.

Olympian Beer Drinking

Gregory Daurer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Gregory Daurer

It was a competition held at the same time as the Winter Olympics, involving an activity in which many spectators and TV viewers indulge in while watching the games: beer drinking.

Gates Crowley Beer Summit! Part Deux

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Remember when Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates, Cambridge Police Sergeant James Crowley and President Barack Obama all sat down for the major news ...

Obama Nobel for Being Good not Great Man

Tom Matlack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Matlack

Obama sets an example for the rest of us 40-something guys looking in the mirror asking ourselves those difficult questions how to move forward.

Head in the Sand?

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

On issues of race, Obama will forever be either the man who healed the septic wound that runs across the back of this nation, or the man who turned away from the mirror to solve more "practical" issues.

Obama Announces Beer Summit with Joe Wilson

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Wellington Ennis

Unlike the previous beer summit, media would not be invited to attend, and Rahm Emmanuel muttered something unprintable about scrubbing the guest list.

Nobel Insiders: Beer Summit Sealed it for Obama

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

A spokesman for the Nobel committee said she hoped that Mr. Obama's victory would be seen not only as a victory for him, but "as a tribute to the healing power of beer."

Final Thoughts on Beer Summits and Postracial Paradoxes

Jonathan Rieder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Rieder

Now that the dust from the Gates dust-up has settled, a bit of perspective is in order. Glib invocations of a color-blind society were always too breathless.

The Death and Possible Rebirth of Racial Profiling

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cubias

Now that the Beer Summit has resolved any lingering issues over the arrest of Henry Louis Gates, we can get back to our perfectly harmonious post-racial society. I, for one, am relieved.

From 'Birthers' To Death Panels: Blame It On August

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Does life seem weirder and crazier than normal these days? Do you feel like you've fallen down a rabbit hole or gotten sucked into the twilight zone?...

Obama's Second Hundred Days

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Our look back at Obama's second 100 days will begin with a short overview, and then move on to the categories: "the best of times," "the worst of times," and "the age of (media) foolishness."

Jason Linkins

WaPo Kills "Mouthpiece Theatre" After Controversy, Relentless Unfunniness | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Days after Dana Milbank and Chris Cillizza presented their "Mouthpiece Theatre" take on President Barack Obama's beer summit, repellently referring to...

Jason Linkins

Milbank And Cillizza Record Unfunny "Response Video" To Outrage Over Last Unfunny Video | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last Friday, consumers were treated to another one of those "Mouthpiece Theatre" videos, in which reporters Dana Milbank and Chris ...

Aug. 3, 2009, News (?) Update

Richard Valeriani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Valeriani

The beer bash culminated 10 days of non-stop media coverage. And Michael Jackson wasn't even involved.

Crunch Time: American Politics as Usual, Even for the "Transformational" Presidency

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

We are the "we" who can make ending racial profiling in America part of President Obama's here-and-now agenda, not just another slot in the portfolio of the presidency.

Frank Rich: "Beer Summit" Ended With A Burp | FRANK RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

THE comforting thing about each "national conversation on race" is that the "teachable moment" passes before any serious conversation can get going. ...

Former Republican National Committee Internet Director Hosts "Beer Summit"

Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Cyrus Krohn was once the top dog at the RNC where all e-media and techno-whatsit matters were concerned. That all changed in March of 2009, after Mic...

Left, Right & Center: Wall St. Bonuses, Health Care Deal, China and the Beer Summit

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

Andrew Cuomo discovered that $33 billion in bonuses were paid by Wall Street firms during the height of the meltdown and the public bailout. Where's the outrage?

Whites Who Say Blacks Are Racist Are Onto Something

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

In Glenn Beck's mind it doesn't add up. How can it be that people who are treated badly are not filled with hate?