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NRA Lobbyist: 'We Are On The Cusp Of Losing This Great American Freedom'

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 07.20.2016 | Politics

CLEVELAND ― When it comes to gun policy, Republicans are quick to redirect attention to gun-hating Democrats, claiming they plan to strip everyday A...

Obama Officials Resurrect George W. Bush Deregulation Plan

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 10.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Securities and Exchange Commission has quietly resurrected a deregulation project from the George W. Bush administration, one with t...

One Year Later, Facebook Fails to Fix Its Biased Real Names Policy

Lil Miss Hot Mess | Posted 10.05.2016 | Technology
Lil Miss Hot Mess

It's time for Facebook to finally step up and make a change, or admit that it's not truly interested in building a social network that champions diversity, safety, and creative expression. And if that's the case, it's time for us as users to walk away and build something new.

Shame on Facebook: How Zuckerberg's Confusing "Real Names" Policy Hurts More Than It Helps

Lil Miss Hot Mess | Posted 07.13.2016 | Queer Voices
Lil Miss Hot Mess

Facebook's policy disproportionately affects certain categories of users, and whether intentional or not, that's discriminatory as well as dangerous for many. So, Zuck, let's cut through the confusion and make things perfectly clear: it's time for Facebook to be accountable to its community and delete this policy once and for all.

Facebook Is Going To Publish Full Stories On Your News Feed

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2016 | Technology

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc tied up with nine news publishers to launch "Instant Articles" that will let them publish articles directly to the social net...

NRA Apologizes For Calling Open Carry Protests 'Weird' And 'Scary'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

The National Rifle Association is walking back its recent criticism of pro-gun activists in Texas, apologizing to protesters for the "confusion" over ...

Shots Fired. Madness in Progress.

Michael Winship | Posted 08.02.2014 | Politics
Michael Winship

You've no doubt heard that this doesn't happen in countries like Japan, Australia, the United Kingdom and Canada where the gun rules are strict and lives are saved. But here the cycle of death, denial, resistance and madness goes on.

LOOK: Mystery Man Mows Lincoln Memorial For Free Because Of Shutdown

Posted 10.09.2013 | Good News

A mystery do-gooder mowed the lawn at the Lincoln Memorial this morning for free. When Brandon Morse tweeted a photo of the man mowing with a South Ca...

George Zimmerman Explodes the NRA Fantasy of the Armed Citizen

Spencer Critchley | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics
Spencer Critchley

It can be hard to tell how much of it is driven by cynicism and how much is honest paranoia, but there's no denying the commitment with which the NRA promotes the fantasy that an armed America is a safer America.

There's Nothing To Celebrate: NRA's Celebratory Atmosphere At National Conference Is Disgusting

Sen. Richard Blumenthal | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics
Sen. Richard Blumenthal

There is nothing celebratory about the fact that 11,000 Americans die each year from gun violence. Despite these morbid realities, the NRA is still celebrating this weekend in the Lone Star State, slowly but surely consigning itself to irrelevance.

Zach Carter

Fiscal Cliff Primer: Should Obama Take Advice From Regulator Who Missed Bear Stearns And Madoff? | Zach Carter | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

No. Former SEC Chairman Chris Cox and former Rep. Bill Archer (R-Texas) penned a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed claiming that the total U.S. deb...

Honoring 5 Hero Dads Who Made The Ultimate Sacrifice

Posted 06.17.2012 | Impact

The instant a dad holds his child for the first time, he instinctively becomes a protector –- the hero who will do whatever it takes to safeguard th...

Facebook: I've Been Hacked

Donna Estes Antebi | Posted 07.31.2012 | Technology
Donna Estes Antebi

Facebook hacking is out of control. If user privacy and security is not strengthened, then Facebook should issue a bold warning on every page -- just like the cigarette companies do. "Warning! Facebook is not a secure site.

Man Saves Woman From Burning Car, Dedicates Award To Son Who Died In Auto Accident

Posted 11.20.2012 | Impact

When Chris Cox jumped out of his car and over a fence at the sight of a burning car, he saved the life of 43-year-old Ricki Ann Thiele who was unconsc...

NRA Speakers Target Media, Obama

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

The media calls National Rifle Association members "extremists, whackos and just about every other nasty, mean name in the book," NRA Vice President W...

Chris Cox's Failed Argument for Forced Concealed Carry

Cliff Schecter | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

If you live in a state that has common-sense laws for the issuance of a carry permit, consider that only 35 states require some type of training, certification or time at the firing range to carry a loaded, concealed weapon.

In Wake Of Madoff Scandal, SEC Proposes Closer Watch of Securities Brokers

Posted 08.15.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Sarah N. Lynch) - Securities brokers would be more closely scrutinized by auditors and be subject to stricter oversight of their handling ...

Former SEC Chair Cox Needs to Answer for Theft of Nest Eggs and His Revolving Door Career

Jamie Court | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jamie Court

Chris Cox is the quintessential symbol of Bush era indifference to financial fraud that wrecked the economy and pulled the rug out from under Americans.

Chris Cox, Nixon's Grandson & GOP Congressional Candidate, Engaged To Andrea Catsimatidis, Undergrad Heiress

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Christopher Cox, Tricia Nixon and state GOP Chairman Ed Cox's son and a candidate for Congress in New York, has gotten engaged to his 19-year-old girl...

Chris Cox Met Fiancee Andrea Catsimatidis While She Was Still In High School

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last month the Huffington Post broke the news that congressional candidate and Nixon grandson Chris Cox was engaged to then-19-year-old Andrea Catsima...

Chris Cox, Richard Nixon's Grandson, Running For Congress

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Another member of a political dynasty is seeking a higher office in New York, and no, his last name isn't Kennedy. According to his new campaign webs...

Top 10 Rock Star Tech Execs You've Never Heard Of | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

You know the names Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and Bill Gates -- the giants behind Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft. But at those companies and othe...

Former SEC Chair Cox Undermined Enforcement Efforts

Washington Post | Zachary A. Goldfarb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The five enforcement officials caught a morning Acela train bound for Washington. Based at the New York office of the Securities and Exchange Commissi...

Can We Please See Less Dick Cheney?

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

Sometimes powerful people need to see the inside of a prison cell for a while to come to terms with the consequences of their actions. Richard Bruce Cheney is one of those people.

A New Day For Gun Violence Prevention

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Last year at this time, I said that America was turning a corner on the gun issue, and the watershed events of 2008 confirmed that prediction. The pa...