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Scalia vs. Waldman on Guns / Frum vs. Corn on War

HuffPost Radio | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

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After 219 years, "Justice" Scalia found a right to guns in Heller. Now a new book explains why the Court was wrong and how public opinion and law can shift. Also: Frum & Corn debate the Obama scandal of 'refusing to start unnecessary wars.'

A Foreign-Policy Problem No One Talks About

Jim Sleeper | Posted 07.05.2014 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

Instead of acknowledging their deepest feelings openly, or even to themselves, the writers I've mentioned who've brought so much folly and destruction upon their republic, are doubling down, more nervous and desperate than ever, looking for someone else to blame.

Greetings, Friends

Jerry Adler | Posted 02.22.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Adler

Welcome, friends and lovers all To the Newsverse Christmas ball Hop a bus or Citibike Grab a cab or hitch a hike There'll be lots of caviar The Rollin...

You Are Not in Ted Cruz's Target Audience

Mark Yzaguirre | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics
Mark Yzaguirre

Ted Cruz may not win the GOP primary in 2016 or become the next president, but he certainly isn't anywhere near the end of his political career and anyone thinking the contrary is engaged in wishful thinking.

Brooks Brother

D. R. Tucker | Posted 11.19.2013 | Media
D. R. Tucker

Right-wing ideologues don't like what Brooks said about Cruz? Too bad. Get over it, and get over yourselves.

Obama's Brush With Postmodernism

Harry Kresky | Posted 11.16.2013 | Politics
Harry Kresky

Credit goes to President Obama for not allowing binary logic to force his hand. His decision to take the issue to Congress created space for a conversation with the American people about what to do.

David Frum: Syrian Surgical Strikes Like Cutting Into Hemophiliac

Posted 08.29.2013 | Media

Daily Beast contributing editor David Frum took to Twitter Wednesday night to express his opposition to U.S. intervention in Syria. He asserted: ...

David Frum Ends Daily Beast Blog

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 06.03.2013 | Media

Conservative pundit David Frum bid readers farewell on Monday after announcing a hiatus from his Daily Beast blog. Frum said that while he will con...

More Evidence Emerges That Cheney Had Eyes On Iraqi Oil

Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

Much of the world has long assumed that Dick Cheney longed for war in Iraq in order to gain reliable control of the nation's oil resources. But it's n...

Inside The Bush Administration During The Iraq War

www.thedailybeast.com | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics

My youngest daughter was born in December 2001: a war baby. When my wife nursed little Beatrice in the middle of the night, she’d hear F-16s patroll...

BOTH SIDES NOW: So 'What's New?' Frum and Huffington on a 'New' GOP/Obama/Hillary

HuffPost Radio | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgCantor softens GOP rhetoric -- a start? Obama tries a permanent campaign of aggressive, progressive governance -- that succeeding? And the famous and tired Secretary of State leaves after one term to ponder a presidential bid -- worked for Jefferson, will it for Hillary?

CHANGE MY MIND: What Do You Think of Obama's Drone War?

Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

A Justice Department memo obtained this week by NBC News revealed that U.S. citizens who engage in terrorist activities anywhere are fair game for dro...

The Republicans' League of Their Own: Reasons, Responses, Recommendations

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

It's important because a vibrant two-party system makes our republic stronger. It provides the basis for compromise, forward momentum and progress. If the Republicans continue to play in a league of their own, they and our democracy will be worse off for it.

The Challenge of Climate Math

Andrew Winston | Posted 01.26.2013 | Green
Andrew Winston

These are important numbers to wrap your head around, but what do they really mean for countries and companies? How fast do we have to change?

BOTH SIDES NOW: Can the Party of Lincoln Be Like Lincoln?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 11.19.2012 | Media
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpg On our 100th show, Arianna and Mary debate the post-election Republican re-set and whether new GOP members should be required to watch not Patton but Lincoln. Then we discuss how Romney's sour gripes exposed himself as Mr. 1 percent + 47 percent which oddly equals exactly his final total of 48 percent.

How to Lose an Election

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics
Larry Schwimmer

During these past five months, Neptune's influence of delusion, distortion, and misrepresentation has been the root cause for the Republican party's huge loss in this presidential election.

David Frum: Why Romney Lost

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

“Romney did not lose just because he had a bad campaign organization,” said David Frum on a segment for HuffPost Live. “Not because of the storm...

David Frum's Why Romney Lost eBook Is Spot-On

Dan McDermott | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics
Dan McDermott

David Frum argues that President Barack Obama didn't win Tuesday's election as much as former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney lost it.

Iran Policy and the 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The news that Obama has chosen dialogue over saber rattling gives Romney the opportunity to vent his criticism at the sole foreign policy debate that falls on the 50th anniversary of the night when President John F. Kennedy first made public the existence of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba.

How The GOP Destroyed Its Moderates

The New Republic | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

MITT ROMNEY HAS BEEN running for president as the Republican nominee, de facto or de jure, for eight months now, and the grand historical joke of it h...

The Radical Rich: From Romney to Re-Occupy

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

They're probably just a small subset of high-earning Americans. But these resentment-fueled party people are a new force in politics, made even more powerful by growing wealth inequity and Citizens United. They are the Radical Rich.

President Bill Clinton Is Right: Medicaid Matters

Ethan Rome | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Ethan Rome

In Charlotte, the Democrats rightly celebrated the President's signature achievement and made clear they're going to run hard on it. Paul Ryan has said bring on this debate, so it's game on. Thanks to President Clinton, that debate now must include Medicaid.

6 Expert-Recommended Books About Money In Politics

Posted 08.30.2012 | Books

It's no secret that lots of money can easily corrupt politics. But it's also easy to get confused about their relationship. How much is it okay to...

The "Younger" Games: Phony Age War Strikes Again ... and Again ... and Again

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

In an economy where most people's lives have been harmed by bank recklessness and massive wealth inequality, there are instigators and those who follow them want everybody to worry about a different predator instead:

Bill Maher: Dan Quayle Was Just Like Sarah Palin

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 06.16.2012 | Comedy

It's not often a liberal political satirist experiences a bout of nostalgia for the good old conservative days. But after Jeb Bush's controversia...