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How Religion Drove George W. Bush's Decisions: An Interview with Biographer Jean Edward Smith

History News Network | Posted 09.16.2016 | Politics
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History News Network

Robin Lindley is a Seattle-based writer and attorney, and the features editor of the History News Network (hnn.us). His articles have appeared in HNN,...

Media's Mix-Up Of ISIS Branches Fuels ISIS's Terrorism

Anhvinh Doanvo | Posted 08.11.2016 | World
Anhvinh Doanvo

Though ISIS has claimed responsibility for the deaths of over 1,200 people in attacks in 21 countries outside of Iraq and Syria, larger terrorist organizations have arranged only a fraction of incidents labeled as ISIS attacks.

Happy 70th Birthday, George W. Bush!

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics

Former President George W. Bush celebrated a big milestone on Wednesday -- his 70th birthday. Jenna Bush Hager celebrated her father's birthday by twe...

Trump Exists Because We Wanted Him to Exist

Peter Van Buren | Posted 06.06.2016 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

If not Donald, someone else would be Trump. America has been waiting for him.

The How-Many-Years' War

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.31.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Being in the midst of history sometimes mean events are not seen in the "big picture" view that historians often later take, when looking back at the period.

Trump Presidency Will Be Another Disaster

Diane M. Francis | Posted 05.23.2016 | Politics
Diane M. Francis

No visit to the capitol is complete without rubbing elbows with the great and grateful. This week, I found myself at a swanky law firm gathering where I met and chatted with Republican Senator Lindsey Graham.

Could the U.S. Become a Multi-Party Nation? Emerging Factions and the Electoral College

Carl Nettleton | Posted 05.16.2016 | Politics
Carl Nettleton

While the U.S. allows multiple parties to participate in the political system, it is, and always has been, a system dominated by two political parties...

Brussels and the True Threat to Our Values

Murray Forseter | Posted 04.06.2016 | Politics
Murray Forseter

I don't know how to combat fanaticism. But I am certain it is not through repression. Even in totalitarian states individuals willing to forfeit their lives can blow up complacency.

At Least Trump Got One Thing Right. There Were No WMDs in Iraq

Brian Glyn Williams | Posted 04.05.2016 | World
Brian Glyn Williams

Recently Donald Trump broke with the Republican convention and roiled the party base by boldly stating "You call it whatever you want. I want to tell you. They [the Bush administration] lied."

American Voters Should Put an End to Political Dynasties

Daniel Wagner | Posted 03.15.2016 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

For some strange reason, many American citizens today seem to believe that because an individual may have come from a privileged background or a 'political' family, they should either have a right to attain elected office or will naturally do a better job than someone who isn't 'privileged' or part of a political dynasty.

How Trump Lost Iowa

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

Going forward, I do not see how Trump undoes the damage he inflicted on himself in Iowa. Not only has he unilaterally destroyed his narrative that he is a "winner," but he has now given the rapidly rising, if boyish, Rubio a clear path to victory.

Emergency Republican Debate

Renee Fisher | Posted 01.28.2016 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Donald Trump's assertion that he could stand on Fifth Avenue and shoot someone, and his groupies would still support him, was met with outrage on the part of other Republican Presidential wannabees.

Trump Paves the Way for Bernie Sanders to Win

Diane M. Francis | Posted 01.06.2016 | Politics
Diane M. Francis

Conventional wisdom is that Trump and Hillary will get nominations, but the numbers currently show that Sanders is the main contender.

CultureZohn: In My Back Yard

Patricia Zohn | Posted 12.30.2015 | Politics
Patricia Zohn

I think if Hillary can get a little of her '70s groove on, her idealism instead of her cynicism, we will meet her halfway with our own, less hope-less selves. Let's not be NIMBY about the election as well as low-income housing and halfway houses. Let's be In My Back Yard. Let's believe. Tinkerbell, do you hear me?

A Presidential Round Table

Renee Fisher | Posted 12.16.2015 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

(the actual, still-alive, Harold Bornstein) Those of you who have not been rendered unconcious by attempting to carry all the large Amazon parcels b...

Mystery and the Psyche

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jane Simon, M.D.

"It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage & beautiful country lies in between." This beautiful quote by poet Diane Ackerman...

How The Bush Administration Ignored A Key Warning From The CIA Months Before 9/11

Politico | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.13.2015 | Politics
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"Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S.” The CIA’s famous Presidential Daily Brief, presented to George W. Bush on August 6, 2001, has always been...

Don't Bite Your Nails!

Francis Levy | Posted 11.06.2015 | Comedy
Francis Levy

There's a famous scene in Pasolini's Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom, a masterpiece of depravity, far exceeding even the Republican presidential debates, in which the feckless victims are forced to eat apples laced with nails.

Cryptic Bush Campaign Memo Hints At Dirt In Rubio's Background

U.S. News | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics

Even before Jeb Bush's uninspiring debate performance Wednesday night, his sputtering presidential campaign was working to prevent defections....

Congress-Backed Interstate Oil Commission Called 911 When I Came to Ask About Climate

Steve Horn | Posted 10.15.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Congress decided to stop reauthorizing IOGCC every three years and instead introduced an amendment giving it de facto permanent reauthorization. For an entity of its clout, the public knows very little about IOGCC's inner-workings. And that's not without reason.

The 1 Huge Thing Missing From the GOP Tax Plans So Far

Gene Marks | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business
Gene Marks

Unfortunately right now we've only seen the revenue side from the Republican candidates. What about the expense side? How do we know if the tax revenues proposed are sufficient? What expenses will be cut?

Donald Trump Channels Occupy Wall Street, and The Revolt Against The Ruling Elite

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 09.26.2016 | Entertainment
Blake Fleetwood

Trump, Sanders and the other outsiders will probably not win their party's presidential nominations. But the rage they are articulating is not going away. In all likelihood these Occupy issues will be co-opted by more establishment and semi-establishment figures like Rubio, Bush, Clinton, and Biden.

America's Decline In Wages Can Be Traced To George W. Bush Era

The Guardian | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.06.2015 | Politics
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One of the statistical touchstones for left-leaning economists is the run of figures showing that US workers have suffered three decades of flat wages...

CultureZohn: Dear Barack and Michelle

Patricia Zohn | Posted 09.03.2016 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

We need to remember how artists' work can make things easier to see, that together we must continue to make our country a more vibrant, transparent, clear-eyed, self-aware place.

Man Caught Having Sex With A Bush

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 07.29.2015 | Weird News

This is what happens when you elect a bush. For sex. A Connecticut man is suspected of getting freak-nasty with the foliage in his yard, according to ...