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Dirty Politics

What You Need To Know About The Way Money Affects Politics

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 11.01.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Like Obama in 2008, Bernie Sanders Is Experiencing 'Dirty Politics' From Clinton's Campaign

H. A. Goodman | Posted 03.25.2016 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Every single one of the voting irregularities the Obama campaign complained about in 2008 have been experienced by the Bernie Sanders campaign. History is repeating itself in 2016.

Sam Stein

Dirty Ads And Political Vendettas Muddy A Judge's Race In Texas | Sam Stein | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Judge Steven Kirkland ruled in 2011 that attorney George Fleming had overcharged his clients by up to $13 million, he had no idea ...

Dewey Beats Truman and Obama Blogs for Sexual Perverts

Lester & Charlie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

There are new revelations in the evolving Rand Paul plagiarism scandal! As it turns out, not only has the senator repeatedly lifted material verbatim from newspaper columns, magazines, books and even Wikipedia -- now he's trying to steal the plot of Les Miserables.

The "Swiftboating" Of Mitt Romney

Wayne Anderson | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics
Wayne Anderson

The term "swiftboating" is an expression that has become synonymous with deceptive and untrue political attacks that were originally used with devasta...

The Dirty Truth of Summer: Why I Don't Want to Go Back to Washington

Olivia Morgan | Posted 10.22.2011 | Politics
Olivia Morgan

I don't want to go back to Washington because of the inescapable feeling there that everyone is too busy posturing to consider getting their hands dirty accomplishing anything.

Shock and Sadness: Hearing The Unspeakable

Jeannie Ralston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeannie Ralston

How terrible that there are people, even "refined, well-mannered" people, who are so self-interested, so self-serving that they have lost a basic sense of humanity.

Cyber-Wars: Hate-Mail And The Obama Internet Campaign

Linda Hansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Linda Hansen

Internet Obama supporters are no saints. But Campaign 2008, to them, means something more than an outlet for the anger they've been swallowing for the past eight years. Their emails ring like testimonies at an interfaith revival meeting.

Growing Up Right -- Learning Political Lessons From the 'Rents

Bill Hoversten-Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bill Hoversten-Davis

My strict but loving parents instilled notions of religion, ethics, obedience, good citizenship -- and politics. Early on, I learned right was right and left was wrong.

How Small-Town America Taught Me to Be Open-Minded

Jeannie Ralston | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeannie Ralston

To be part of a small town, or at least my small town, I had to be more broadminded than I had been living in a big city.

McCain's Lessons Of Bigotry Would Carry Over Into His Administration

Jeanine Molloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeanine Molloff

Police have harassed my friend because she looks Middle Eastern. She has been threatened with arrest and possible deportation--all due to the fearful climate of ignorance and bigotry incited first by Bush, then later by McCain-Palin.

We Don't Need to Fight Dirty

Jeannie Ralston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeannie Ralston

What Obama knows and what we can emulate is this: we can offer a poised defense, but we don't have to get down and dirty with the Republicans we encounter.

Skanks Gotta Stick Together

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

2008-10-13-pullpalin.jpg The Pussycat Dolls' Nicole Scherzinger said this week that she'd welcome Sarah Palin into her group if the Republican ticket fails in November.

Going Beyond the Pale-in: (Character) Assassination

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

When does character assassination cross the line and begin to encourage physical assassination?

Barack Obama Just Loves Young White Women

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In watching "Celeb" about 25 times over, the thought never once struck us that Obama was being defamed with the insinuation that he likes to dabble in "young white women." What made us even go there?

Goodbye to St. Barack

Caryl Rivers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Caryl Rivers

It would be nice if Obama reached across the aisle to like-minded Republicans, but the fact is, if he wants to get anything done, he should push hard to see that the Democrats get a majority in the House and Senate.

Dirty Politics: "Confessions Of A Political Hitman"

ABC News | MARCUS BARAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

...Stephen Marks, an opposition research specialist for more than 12 years, worked on some of the most competitive bare-knuckles elections in recent y...

Sam Stein

Could Romney Be Behind the Anti-Mormon N.H. Phone Calls? | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Something fishy is going on in New Hampshire and Iowa. Voters in the two early primary states have recently been getting phone calls raising questions...