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Trump's Talk Of Penis Raises War Mongering Red Flags During GOP Debate

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 03.05.2017 | Women
DeeDee Garcia Blase

A historic moment happened during the GOP Debate yesterday when Donald Trump mentioned his penis size during what is supposed to be a serious event as...

Reality Check for Democrats: Would Martin Luther King Be Supporting Bernie?

Jeff Cohen | Posted 02.11.2017 | Politics
Jeff Cohen

The reality is that King himself supported democratic socialism -- and that civil rights activists and socialists have walked arm-in-arm for more than a century. The same news outlets that omit such facts keep telling us that the mass of African-American voters in South Carolina and elsewhere are diehard devotees of Hillary (and Bill) Clinton.

Against Political Saviors -- Government as Empowering Partner

Harry Boyte | Posted 01.28.2017 | Education
Harry Boyte

Expanding government benefits of health and education is one thing. But we need to develop ideas that illustrate government "by" the people, not only "for" the people. How can we recover the idea that everyday citizens are supposed to be in charge, producers not only consumers, and government can be an empowering partner?

Will Bill Clinton Apologize in Srebrenica?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 07.10.2016 | Home
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Whether there was acquiescence or complicity before or after the fact of the fall of Srebrenica, Washington pivoted its policy toward satisfying Milosevic's territorial demands. The mythology of peace in BiH continues to be dominated by tales of age-old hatreds as well as ethnic chauvinist politics.

Sabrina Siddiqui

White House Staff Upheaval Actually Quite Normal, Say Former Bush, Clinton Officials | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For President Barack Obama, 2014 has been a year of goodbyes at the White House. Two weeks ago, he accepted the resignation of his Ve...

Ex-Clinton Press Secretary Bets Hillary Clinton Won't Run For President

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton's press secretary isn't bullish on the prospects of a second Clinton administration. Mike McCurry, who served as Cli...

Putin Did It. Let's Blame Obama!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

"Ukraine? What about Benghazi?"...

Then and Now: The Truth About Government Shutdowns

Scott Lilly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Scott Lilly

It is clear that those in the House who are advocating this shutdown are not only misrepresenting this country's experience with shutdowns but do not actually understand that history.

Donna Shalala, Former HHR Secretary, Told Employees To Get More Sleep

Posted 09.13.2013 | Healthy Living

In our 24/7 work culture, sleep deprivation is often worn as a badge of honor: Employees answer emails at all hours, managers send out notes in the m...

How Bill Clinton Got Tricked By The White House Kitchen

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

One of the Clinton administration's greatest deceptions may have actually been taking place in the White House kitchen, the Washington Post reported o...

Samantha Power -- Idealist or Ambassador?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 08.11.2013 | Home
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The question that I have been asked is: Will Samantha Power be more inclined toward her idealist roots or the vast policy/political apparatus?

Dethrone Filibuster King McConnell

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 02.09.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Mitch McConnell, the minority leader of the U.S. Senate, has for six years wielded the filibuster as a weapon in his rebellion against a founding principle of the United States of America -- self-governance by majority rule. The majority must seize back control.

Turning Tragedy Into Talking Points

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

The Democrats in Congress in 2001 stuck to the best American tradition--when tragedy strikes do not attack the other party. Congressman Issa and his friends have ignored that tradition, and are trying to turn Ambassador Stevens' death into an election talking point.

Bill Clinton, Won't You Please Come Home?

Sherman Yellen | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics
Sherman Yellen

I've always been a big fan of Bill Clinton, even when Bill made that real hard for me. When he was president I watched him adopt some Republican pos...

Hillary for Vice President

Brent Budowsky | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton and Joe Biden would create a first-ever, history-making, five-star bully pulpit that would win the election for the president and a mandate for the Democrats.

You're on Your Own, Kids

Robert Scheer | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Who will speak for the rights of the unborn now that Rick Santorum is gone from the race? Let me give it a whirl from the perspective of one whose own unwed mother had several abortions before yours truly was permitted to emerge.

A Friendship With Hillary Clinton's Mother: The Influence of Mrs. Rodham

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

Despite our multi-generation gap, we hit it off because we were both Gemini, she said. I visited her in Little Rock and she guided me down the cellar stairs, the wall lined with old pictures, each with a story.

Major White House Official Says He Won't Stay Past 2012

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley told NBC Chicago Monday that he will not stay past President Barack Obama's re-election. "I made a commitment to...

President Obama Asks Tim Geithner To Remain U.S. Treasury Secretary

Posted 10.04.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has asked Timothy Geithner to stay on as U.S. Treasury Secretary and a decision is expected soon, officials said T...

Replicating the Bipartisan Economic Successes of the 1990s

Dean Garfield | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics
Dean Garfield

As with the 1990s, there are real opportunities in front of both parties to enact genuine, meaningful, pro-growth reforms that will energize the nation's high-tech economy, create American jobs and build a more prosperous future.

When the House Comes Back, You're Gonna Get in Trouble

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Here is some unsolicited advice for the Obama administration: you essentially have four days to put US involvement in the Libya war on a path that doesn't look like open-ended quagmire.

President of the World? Legacy Hunting With Bill Clinton

Michael Takiff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Takiff

Greatness may be closer to Bill Clinton's grasp now than ever before. He is shorter on resources than he was as president; but the impediments he once faced have fallen away, too.

Do Regulations Cost $1.75 Trillion? Not Exactly

Sidney Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sidney Shapiro

The opponents of regulation would love nothing more than to re-litigate all the battles they've lost over the years. They're free to try, but at the very least, they owe the American public an honest accounting.

A New Decade's Trajectory

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

With a new decade upon us, I've been thinking a lot about where we were as a country 10 years ago. In January of 2000, things were looking pretty good in comparison to what we are seeing today.

"So Many Girls! So Little Time!": Behind the Facade of Sex Tourism

Chelsea-Lyn Rudder | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chelsea-Lyn Rudder

Big Apple Oriental Tours, an international sex tourism agency, brazenly flaunts its services on the Internet.