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Eisenhower Family Still Doesn't Like Gehry's Memorial Design

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.16.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Has the Dwight D. Eisenhower national memorial project hit a snag? The Washington Post reported Friday that members of the Eisenhowe...

A German Town Mourns Its Holocaust Past: The DP Camp Story, Part 2

Bernard Starr | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home
Bernard Starr

A commissioned stained-glass window dedicated to the Holocaust portrays a gas chamber scene and bears a Star of David. To all who enter the church, it's a stark reminder of past atrocities

Tax the Rich! In Fact, Let's Double Their Taxes

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 01.22.2012 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Double the top tax rate! It's time for those who have benefited from our system to pull their own weight again. Or as politicians used to say but don't seem to anymore, "From whom much is given, much is expected."

Gehry Answers His Critics On Eisenhower Memorial Plan

AP | By BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 12.19.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Renowned architect Frank Gehry explained his ambitious design for a future Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial to architecture colleagues Tues...

Now Is the Time for All Good Millennials to Come to the Aid of Their Country

Michael Hais and Morley Winograd | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics
Michael Hais and Morley Winograd

The nation's future is likely to be determined by the strength and effectiveness of the Millennial Generation's participation in next year's election.

WATCH: A Rare Look At Soviet-Era Political Cartoons

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Using rarely seen footage from the Russian State Film Archives, documentarian Kevin McNeer has produced a fascinating documentary about the late Soviet political cartoonist and propaganda artist Boris Efimov.

Papers Shed New Light On Eisenhower's Famous 'Military-Industrial Complex' Farewell Speech

AP | JOHN MILBURN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABILENE, Kan. — For nearly two years, President Dwight D. Eisenhower and his aides searched for the right words to describe at the end of his pr...

The State of the Nation: Are We "Approaching Spiritual Death"?

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Fifty years ago, President Dwight D. Eisenhower cautioned the American people against an expansion of America's military empire. To our detriment, we failed to heed Eisenhower's warning.

The Michelle Obama Weight Debate

Peter Gorman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Gorman

If one really wants to look at a First Lady who pushed her own agenda, one need only look at Nancy Reagan and her Just Say No effort.

Ryan Grim

Top Republican Compares Boehner To Eisenhower

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Boehner is Dwight Eisenhower. Eric Cantor is Omar Bradley. And Joe Barton is George Patton. That's according to a presentation that Barton plans ...

The Ex-President Inside Out and Always Centered, Revealed by His Grandson

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

Anyone who loves politics, history or even the pop culture of the Sixties will be startled by the new perspective on Ike afforded by the genuinely intimate glimpses here.

Mourning in America: Death of the Middle Class

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

The deficit, the Social Security shortfall, difficulties with Medicare -- they could all be solved if the nation returned to taxing policies that existed under Republican President Eisenhower, when the rate on top earners was 91 percent.

Obama's Afghanistan Predicament: Can He Admit Errors?

latimes.com | Andrew J. Bacevich | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

We've been conditioned to trust presidents, but as recent history shows, they're often clueless too. Can Obama admit error and stop trying to tell us,...

Obama Poll Watch -- July, 2010

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

July had some political successes for Obama, but the public once again didn't give him any credit for passing Wall Street reform, or any of the other achievements Obama chalked up.

Obama Poll Watch -- April, 2010

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama seems to have hit a plateau in his approval ratings, which have remained largely unchanged for the past three months. Could it be that we've all just made up our minds about the job the president is doing?

Obama Poll Watch -- May, 2010

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Will Obama's presidency wind up charting a similar course as Carter, or will he recover as Reagan did? Only a fool would even contemplate making such a prediction at this point, that's all that really can be said.

Obama Poll Watch -- March, 2010

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Everyone was looking for a healthy bounce in Obama's poll numbers after health reform passed. This bounce has either failed to materialize yet, or is so gradual it likely won't end up being called a "bounce."

Dear Pentagon and Defense Contractors: It's Not Patriotic To Cheat America

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lloyd Chapman

In 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned the American people about the potential for abuse by the defense industry. He stated, "In the councils ...

Presidential Narratives

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

Pundits have attacked Obama for losing track of his "presidential narrative,", but no one attacked Franklin Pierce for veering from his sodoku theme. The times have changed, haven't they?

Business Council Honors Vale CEO for Clipping Workers, Wacking Towns

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

A business group is honoring Roger Agnelli, the CEO of Vale, one of the largest mining companies in the world, which, coincidentally, is in the midst of its longest ever labor dispute.

Free To Be Fully Yourself In 2010

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

I believe we may have much more freedom than we generally realize. As creatures of habit, we tend to get locked in to beliefs, expectations and patterns of behaviour that limit our freedom.

The Forbes 400 Shows Why Our Nation Is Falling Apart

Les Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Les Leopold

Collectively, the Forbes 400 have $1.57 trillion in wealth. It's hard to get your mind around a number like that. So let's imagine that it was available for the public good. What does $1.57 trillion buy?

Equal Opportunity Corruption

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

Stewardship will solve the equal opportunity corruption in the United States if more and more of us will take our stewarding duties seriously. It's only going to work one individual at a time.

One Nation Under Democracy

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael DeJong

One might have thought that Obama would slant more towards the Constitutional First Amendment of Separation of Church and State, and forgo the tradition of "Prayer Breakfasts."

Will Obama be a Peacemaker?

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Clearly, what the world desperately needs from America and its new president is a peacemaker, not another warrior.