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Beyond the Gay: Elena Kagan and What We Still Don't Get About People Who Are Single

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bella DePaulo

Elena Kagan. Her nomination to the Supreme Court has set off a cascade of intimations and accusations, reflections and critiques, that all add up to a snapshot of what it means to be single in contemporary American society.

Condoleezza Rice Endorses Whitman for Governor

NBC Los Angeles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Just over a year after she got out of the political spotlight, a familiar headliner is putting her name back in the news. Former U.S. Secretary of ...

John Brennan's Recidivism Comments Much Like Condi Rice's In 2005

Politico | Glenn Thrush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pete King, Kit Bond and Lindsey Graham have all called for John Brennan's head in recent days -- King and Graham have cited Brennan's defense of the e...

The 7 Things President Hugo Chávez Has Taught Me

Christopher Sabatini | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Sabatini

The degree to which people are willing to give a pass to a clearly autocratic government that claims it's for the poor is astonishing.

Bhutto:The Film Offers Heartbreaking And Thought-Provoking History Lesson

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Bhutto: The Film presents the story of a woman whose personality dominated the constrains of a fundamentalist society. Never has a description of the confines of the burqa been so eloquent.

"Golden Shield" Doesn't Cover Condi's Torture Role

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

It was Condoleezza Rice who verbally approved the CIA's request to subject the first alleged al-Qaeda terrorist to waterboarding in July 2002.

American Faust: The Must-See Film Premiere in Denver This Weekend

Nathan Havey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nathan Havey

His scathing portrayals of Rice focus largely on the human rights consequences of Bush administration policies, responsibility for which, Doggarts' films lay at the feet of the former Secretary of State.

Palin, Cheney, Rice & Bush: You Might Buy Their Books, But Which Will You Read? (POLL)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Sarah Palin and Dick Cheney have hotly anticipated new memoirs coming out soon, but even if you buy them, will you actually read them? A new poll from...

Starz Denver Film Festival: What Movies Will You See? (VOTE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The 32nd annual Starz Denver Film Festival begins this Thursday, bringing Denver 11 days with more than 200 films from 40 different countries. Scr...

Condoleezza Rice's Smoking Gun

Sebastian Doggart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sebastian Doggart

When I began investigating Condoleezza Rice four years ago, I had no idea she was complicit in torture.

Specter of Forced Repatriation

Allan Gerson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Allan Gerson

The hunger strike of more than two dozen Iranian-Americans came to a close Thursday with the news that 36 Iranian dissidents forcibly taken by Iraqi forces had been allowed to return to their enclave north of Baghdad.

What is Condoleezza Rice Talking About?

Malou Innocent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Malou Innocent

Americans should reject Ms. Rice's atrocious interpretation of policy and remember that she and her ilk were adept at keeping the American public in an elevated state of panic.

Condoleezza Rice: "If You Want Another Terrorist Attack In The U.S., Abandon Afghanistan"

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Those in Congress who would like to see the U.S. begin to pull out of Afghanistan don't have a supporter in former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice...

Obama to Join the Republican Party?

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

Barack Obama has tried to make the GOP happy. He appointed Republicans to high posts, expanded the U.S. presence in Afghanistan and never pushed for a single-payer health plan

Torture Trading Cards Feature Bush, Cheney, Et Al

Mother Jones | Michael Mechanic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was only a matter of time. Remember those Operation Enduring Freedom trading cards that Topps put out in 2001? And who could forget those Iraq's Mo...

Excerpts from Dick Cheney's Upcoming Book

Beth Armogida | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Beth Armogida

I was hatched on a cold, Nebraska day, January 30, 1941. It was the first of two fateful events for our country that year. The second took place in December.

A Female Secretary of State, Making a Difference in Africa

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Madeleine M. Kunin

One slip of the tongue for Hillary Clinton threatens to undermine all that she has accomplished. Why, after having proven that she is a skilled diplomat, are the commentators so quick to jump on her?

Top 10 Status Updates on the New Social Networking Site for Former Bush Staffers

Mark Morford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark Morford

Donald Rumsfeld is U R all dead to me. Reject my friend requests, oh yeah? I'll kill you all in your sleep. Kidding. OK, so not kidding.

The Republican Summer Olympics of 2009

Gary Cohan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Cohan

Republicans' private embraces are often in complete contradistinction with their own oft-trumpeted, Biblically-mandated "moral" guidelines for the rest of us.

Libya's Qaddafi Gave Condi Rice $212,000 In Gifts, Including A Diamond Ring

The Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Scroll down for the State Department report In its final months in office, the Bush administration made out pretty well in odd and exotic gifts from ...

'Bill Clinton is Syrian' and Other Tales of Obama's Speech From Damascus

Freddy Deknatel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Freddy Deknatel

Syrians will continue to ignore gestures of American reconciliation and Obama's optimistic oratory until an American ambassador is returned to Damascus and sanctions are lifted.

Condi Stumbles Again

Blaise Zerega | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Blaise Zerega

Under questioning by Leon Wieseltier, Rice clumsily debunks her "Nixon/Frost moment," and addresses the grilling about torture she received from Stanford University students.

Book: Bush Needed Condi To Explain Biden's "Articulate" Gaffe

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Did George W. Bush really summon his African-American secretary of state for a lesson on junior-high-level racial politics? So reports Newsweek's Ric...

Richard Clarke Slams Cheney, Rice: "The Trauma Of 9/11 Is No Excuse"

Washington Post | Richard A. Clarke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Top officials from the Bush administration have hit upon a revealing new theme as they retrospectively justify their national security policies. Call ...

Seven and Half Months--Seven and a Half Years

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

The slimy bastards of the Bush Administration contributed to the deaths of more Americans at the hands of a foreign power than any President in the history of the United States.