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Do You Support the Iran Deal? A Flowchart

Nathan Gonzalez | Posted 08.30.2016 | Politics
Nathan Gonzalez

If you are not sure where you stand on the Iran deal, I made a handy flowchart to help you figure it out.

A Great Moment for Diplomacy

Frank-Walter Steinmeier | Posted 07.15.2016 | World
Frank-Walter Steinmeier

The Vienna agreement now offers Iran a unique opportunity to move towards the international community following decades of isolation and confrontation. It gives cause for hope that, beyond Vienna, Tehran's policy will no longer see only opponents but rather potential partners and win-win arrangements in the Middle East.

Puerto Rico's Top Five Foodie Secrets

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 06.02.2016 | Travel
Mark DeCarlo

Over the last decade, Puerto Rico has become the Culinary Capitol of the Caribbean. The key to Travel on your Tongue, is "go where the tourists ain't," to find the authentic flavors that will make you drool long after you get back home. You won't find these places on your own. Luckily, I'm here to help.

The Key to Hustling: Have A Story

Rajat Bhageria | Posted 04.19.2015 | Small Business
Rajat Bhageria

Everyone always says that the key to creating a successful company and then monetizing on it is to hustle. Hustle. Hustle. Hustle. But what exactly does that mean? How do you even get the opportunity to hustle to an investor? How do you approach a major company and try to secure a deal with them?

Are You My Soulmate?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Having relationship upsets and disappointments doesn't necessarily mean that we're a mismatch. These things happen, even in the best partnerships and they are not indicators that we're not meant to be together. They are part of the process. The real question has to do with whether or not each of us is willing to learn and grow ourselves into whole, loving human beings.

Warning: Groupon May Be Dangerous to Your Wealth

Norman I. Silber | Posted 05.06.2014 | Money
Norman I. Silber

Merchants basically get it -- to many of them, Groupon looks less like an innovative advertising mechanism than a loan broker, arranging bundles of small loans from consumers, and taking a substantial cut... Consumers don't often see this side of the equation.

Restaurants' Deals, Discounts Surge

BurgerBusiness | Posted 10.30.2013 | Taste
BurgerBusiness

All the restaurant-chain CEOs who have blamed disappointing sales on soft consumer spending have been telling it true. Data from The NPD Group show that restaurant visits using a deal or discount increased across all segments during the first nine months of 2013.

Students of Color Don't Want To Be 'Dealt' With

Amy Yao | Posted 10.26.2013 | College
Amy Yao

Diversity is not a commodity -- it is about as easy to pin down as a cloud. Don't "deal" with us anymore. The moment you stop "caring" for someone, you generally start "dealing" with them, and with that shift, something fundamental has snapped. Work for us; care for us.

What would you do for cheap airfare?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

The future of travel will be filled with steals and deals for a lucky few, but for the rest of us? Not so much. With the busy American Memorial Day holiday weekend just around the corner, many unwitting customers are about to find out just how bad it can get.

Funny Thing Happened On Our Way to the Vatican

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 06.06.2013 | Travel
Mark DeCarlo

You've seen it in pictures. You've read about it in clever, witty blogs. But you can't fully appreciate the majesty of human endeavor until you see the Colosseum through your own eyes. Avanti!

Boehner's Options

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Is John Boehner just worried about his leadership position? Is he really putting his own re-election as Speaker of the House before all else? Here are Boehner's major possible routes out of the fiscal cliff discussions, in chronological order.

Catherine New

Major Computer Company's Black Friday Fail Enrages Customers

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 11.28.2012 | Money

Customers are fuming at Dell Computer after the company's widely promoted laptop sale went off the rails on Black Friday. The Austin-based PC-maker...

Warranties & Reps in Risk Allocation in Business Sales, Part 2 of 3

Jim Thomas | Posted 12.19.2011 | Denver
Jim Thomas

No law requires a seller to make any representation or warranty when selling a company; it's purely a matter of negotiations. Custom and relative bargaining power drive those negotiations.

U.S. Credit Rating Downgrades Are a Surprise? Forget AA+

Simon Dixon | Posted 10.08.2011 | Business
Simon Dixon

When did a credit rating stop becoming a credit rating? So the world and our politicians seem to be surprised with the announcement that Standard and...

The Real Debt Deal

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 09.17.2011 | Business
Dylan Ratigan

We need leadership to say that this world will not be a lowest common denominator fight over satisfying old debts that cannot be satisfied, with no environmental, labor, or consumer protections.

Friday Talking Points -- Obama 2.0?

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.14.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

In the midst of the debt ceiling frenzy, nobody seems to have noticed that Obama is negotiating in a markedly different way than what we've seen from him in the past. He is at the absolute center of the showdown.

The Big Debt Ceiling Stall

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

There's an old bumpersticker saying that "if it wasn't for the last minute, nothing would ever get done," which bears repeating right now. But this time around, it will be by design.

Obama's Ultimatum: What the President Should Say to America, and Republicans

Sally Kohn | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics
Sally Kohn

As President of the United States of America, I have put the economic needs of our entire nation ahead of the political agenda of my party.  At times of great urgency, that is what great leaders do.

Weekly Mulch: Cost-Cutting at the Environment's Peril

The Media Consortium | Posted 06.15.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger In Washington, the environment is under attack. The cost-cutting deal that the House passed yesterday strip...

Weekly Audit: Government Shutdown Averted, But At What Cost?

The Media Consortium | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Congressional leaders and President Barack Obama reached an eleventh hour budget deal on Friday night,...

Two Reluctant Bargainers

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

With the possibility of a government shutdown looming, it's hard not to see how uncomfortable both Speaker of the House John Boehner and President Barack Obama are at this sort of bare-knuckles game.

HuffPo AOL Deal is A Gigantic Step Forward for Social Media

Jason Pollock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jason Pollock

The Huffington Post has been dramatically ahead of the curve in modifying their site to fit with the latest social trends. Last night they were rewarded handsomely for their brilliance.

New Governor: Jailing Drug Addicts Is 'Draining To Our State'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Newly-elected Georgia Governor Nathan Deal (R) announced Monday in his inaugural address that putting drug addicts and abusers in jail was placing an ...

Friday Talking Points [149] -- Making Holiday Sausage

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The holidays are just around the corner, and the preparatory legislative sausage-making on Capitol Hill is in full swing. What a happy, happy time of...

The Art of the Deal

Jonathan Schmock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jonathan Schmock

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