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VIDEO: Pebble Mine and the Death Star Mine at Mount Polley

Joel Reynolds | Posted 10.18.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

In the wake of the devastating Mt. Polley Mine disaster, and even as the latest tests confirmed elevated levels of toxic copper and lead in aquatic life, a predictable progression is already underway.

Jared Gilmour

Environmentalists Worry Keystone Could Be Budget Bargaining Chip | Jared Gilmour | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With Republicans trying to capitalize during a budget showdown that has shut down the government, some environmentalists are concerned t...

ASCAP Workshop: Chatting With Richard Bellis, Matthew Margeson, Michael Bearden and Joe Trapanese, Plus Exclusives by The Grahams and Sweet Relief's Victoria Williams

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.07.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Our participants come to the Workshop at a critical point in their careers. We identify them just before they launch and provide a training ground for them to hone the skills they will need to succeed. Think of it as a finishing school." - ASCAP's Jennifer Harmon

GOP Governor Blasts 'Educational Elite,' Mocks Gender Studies

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.03.2013 | College

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) set off a firestorm this week when he declared "educational elite" have taken over colleges, and lashed out over...

An Open Letter to Governor McCrory: Students Aren't 'Butts' -- They Are People Trying to Better Their Lives

Yuna Shin | Posted 04.03.2013 | College
Yuna Shin

Governor McCrory, I don't know why you think you have a crystal ball. When students are well-rounded, the whole society benefits.

Governor of North Carolina Calls University Students 'Butts' in His Comment About the State's Higher Education

Yuna Shin | Posted 04.02.2013 | College
Yuna Shin

Pat McCrory's statement has unleashed a torrent of comments on already. McCrory is not alone in calling for overhaul of his state's universities and community colleges. The governors of Wisconsin, Texas, and Florida, all Republicans, have proposed similar ideas,

Ignorance About Education

Brian Rosenberg | Posted 04.01.2013 | College
Brian Rosenberg

Ignorance requires no evidence and no research. It can be endlessly repeated and rapidly spread. It inflames passions. Its pervasiveness wears down those who attempt to combat it. Which brings me to North Carolina Governor Patrick McCrory.

Former Ed Secretary: Arm School Employees

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics

In the wake of the Newtown, Conn., mass shooting that claimed 26 lives Friday, former Education Secretary Bill Bennett said Sunday that schools should...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Social Conservatives Embrace Romney For 'No Apologies' | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Social conservatives on Friday wholeheartedly embraced Mitt Romney’s "no apologies" response to the attacks on U.S. diplomatic mission...

The Romney Education Plan: Replacing Federal Overreach on Accountability With Federal Overreach on School Choice

Michael J. Petrilli | Posted 07.24.2012 | Education
Michael J. Petrilli

Today, there's not a single Republican in the House of Representatives willing to defend federal accountability mandates. The GOP conversation has shifted to transparency. What a difference a decade makes.

Don't Sweeten the Hemlock

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

What should the House majority do about the health care law? De-fund it. Take away the money without which ObamaCare comes to a screeching halt.

How We Won the War on Drugs, Repeatedly, and How to Win the Afghanistan War

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanton Peele

So here's how you succeed as commander in the Afghanistan War, General Petraeus. You stay a reasonable length of time, then get your butt out of there and blame all subsequent failures on your successor.

ORION: Where was Mr. Coffman?

John Flerlage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Flerlage

Colorado's Senators Udall and Bennet, along with Representative Perlmutter and other important leaders, saved the ORION manned space vehicle. ORION is...

Con Games: Conservative Crack-Up

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

Who knew? Who knew that Scott Brown's election to the Teddy seat in the United States Senate would break open the slush of bipartisanship?

Conservatives Go for the Bronze

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

That conservatives have such a blind, ignorant, hot hatred for Barack Obama and for anything that isn't them, that they'll sell America down Grover Norquist's bathtub drain just to have their way.

Bill Bennett On Olympics In Chicago: "I'm Actually For Rio... In Chicago It's Fat People Eating" (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Conservative commentator Bill Bennett certainly didn't endear himself to the residents of Chicago during a recent appearance on CNN's "The Situation R...

July Job Losses Down Significantly. Republicans Accuse Nation's Employers of Conspiring to Make Obama Look Good

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andy Ostroy

Like other leading economic indicators that have shown consistent improvement this year, the jobs market is nearing a bottom. Do you think Republicans are giving the president any credit for this marked improvement?

Bill Bennet: Sanford Is Oversharing, 'Embarassing' Himself | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics


Talk Radio Hosts Offer the GOP a Huge Leadership Pool

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

With the Republican Party flailing about looking for new leaders why don't any of the high-powered conservative radio talkers run for public office?

Torture: "It's Perfectly Legal -- But We Don't Do It"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

All of the torturers from the world's worst, most brutal regimes can now rise up and proclaim their solidarity with the United States: "We Are All Americans Now!"

Bill Bennett: Conservative Idea That Press In Love With Obama Disproven (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Conservative radio host and CNN contributor Bill Bennett shot down conservatives who claim the press is in love with President Obama during Tuesday ni...

Townhall: Michelle Obama is a Bitch, Get It?

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Kelly

If you read Burt Prelutsky's columns, you'll see that he isn't a racist; he just has a lot of thoughts about how black people should behave. Ah, Christian-sponsored humor. That's not just funny. That's Jesus funny.

GOP Mini-Me: No Pubes, No Punditry Please!

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Yup, this home-schooled Doogie Howser R.N.C. is the latest offering from the downward-spiraling Republican Party's public relations arm.

Michele Bachmann: Obama Making "The Final Leap To Socialism"

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with conservative host Bill Bennett Thursday, Minnesota Republican Rep. Michelle Bachmann warned that President Obama is taking the co...

Far Right Fury Over California Tax Hikes and Open Primary

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

Far right leaders see the tax issue and the open primary issue -- in which the two top vote-getters in a primary race, regardless of party ID, would face off in the general election -- as inextricably linked.