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Dysfunction

A Word to Justice Kennedy: In Obamacare Lawsuit, "Congress Can Fix It" Can Cut Either Way

Paul Abrams | Posted 06.08.2015 | Politics
Paul Abrams

The "Congress-can-fix-it" argument is not dispositive one way or the other. If the justices want to overturn the IRS' interpretation, there is no greater weight to the "Congress-can-fix-it" argument for that proposition than for the Court to uphold the IRS interpretation .

Sam Stein

Lawmakers Make One Last Push To Salvage VA Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the likelihood of passing legislation to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs dwindling rapidly, top Republican and Democratic...

Going From Distrust to Trust

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 05.03.2014 | Business
Judith E. Glaser

Conversational intelligence changes the climate. By Judith E. Glaser Daily headlines suggest we are becoming mired in distrust, at high cost to ...

Why Do Republicans Get Away With Saying Such Outrageous Things? They Are Distracting Us While They Do Real Damage

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Leslie K. Stein

Tired of all the outrageous things Republicans say and are not held accountable? Whether or not you like the president, he is President of the United States. That used to mean something.

The $90 Million Mindset: An Offshoring Success Story

Shayne Hughes | Posted 12.07.2013 | Business
Shayne Hughes

No matter how brilliant a strategy, if the people involved aren't committed, it will never take off.

Twilight of the Hardliners

Ian Bassin | Posted 12.03.2013 | Politics
Ian Bassin

Things certainly look bleak in Washington as an extreme right-wing rump caucus has closed down our government all because a law was passed in the exact way prescribed by the Constitution, but all is not lost.

Tackling the Dysfunctional Workplace

Randy Hain | Posted 09.16.2013 | Business
Randy Hain

So often businesses focus on the bottom line or sales growth, but don't do the things necessary to keep the employees--who are the backbone of the organization--happy, fulfilled and engaged.

One Dysfunction Per Generation Isn't Too Bad

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

It's always easier to judge the past than the present. The problem is we tend to judge people by looking backwards without considering how things looked from their vantage point at the time.

Goodbye/Hello 14 "Burning The Ships "

Patt Cottingham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patt Cottingham

In 1519 the Spanish Conquistador Hernando Cortez anchored his 11 ships off the Yucatan Peninsula. Thousands of miles of ocean separated him from Spa...

I Love Sarah Palin

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Francis

Sarah Palin will lead the fanatical lemmings over the cliff so that the United States can avoid being governed by people who are superstitious, ignorant and intolerant.

Awakening and Mending

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arjuna Ardagh

We must be willing to look at the "broken zones" of our personality with honesty and courage.

Madonna and the Cult of Celebrity Adoption

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Diane Francis

For the money Madonna would spend every year providing 24-hour nannies to raise a child, and lavishing it with private schools and the like, she could feed a village or a large orphanage for 20 years.