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Gary Stein

Blind Insight: Falling Down Never Felt So Good

Monique Zimmerman-Stein | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Monique Zimmerman-Stein

We came home after five hours of canvassing our neighborhood tired and wet, but elated. Happy with the knowledge that I was able to break my own mental barrier from my still-new blindness and content with the assurance that I know I will be doing it again.

Marine Discharged for Anti-Obama Remarks Plans City Council Run

Murrieta, CA Patch | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

A former Camp Pendleton Marine who was ousted from the service in April based on remarks he made on the Facebook page, "Armed Forces Tea Party," has a...

Ad Starring Anti-Obama Marine Pulled

Camp Pendleton Patch | Daniel Woolfolk | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

A military public affairs team pulled a public service announcement that featured former Camp Pendleton Marine Gary Stein. The former sergeant was ...

Discharged Tea Party Marine Takes Birther Turn

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

Gary Stein, the former Marine discharged for critical comments he made about President Barack Obama on his Tea Party-affiliated Facebook page, is now ...

Discharged Tea Party Marine Not Retreating

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.04.2012 | Politics

Gary Stein, the former Marine sergeant who received an other-than-honorable discharge after posting derogatory material about President Barack Obama o...

Anti-Obama Tea Party Marine Plans Bold Career Move

Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

Gary Stein, the Marine set to be discharged over controversy concerning his anti-Obama, Tea Party-centered Facebook group, will launch his own radio p...

Marines Decide Anti-Obama Sergeant's Fate

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

SAN DIEGO — A sergeant will be discharged for criticizing President Barack Obama on Facebook in a case that called into question the Pentagon's ...

Is It Time to Delete Facebook?

Kaitlyn Ridel | Posted 06.17.2012 | College
Kaitlyn Ridel

If we, as a global community, are not responsible enough to use Facebook, then maybe it is time to deactivate our account.

Judge Rules On Discharge Of Marine Who Hit 'Enemy' Obama

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

SAN DIEGO -- A federal judge denied a request Friday to block military discharge proceedings against a Camp Pendleton Marine who called President Bara...

How Far Do First Amendment Rights Go?

Aubree Eliza Weaver | Posted 06.11.2012 | College
Aubree Eliza Weaver

How are First Amendment rights different for people serving our country? Now, hear me out when I say that I'm rather torn on this issue.

Board Recommends Dismissal For Marine Who Criticized Obama On Facebook

AP | By JULIE WATSON | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- Marine Corps officials are seeking additional guidance from the Pentagon regarding service members' use of social media amid...

Obama Criticizing Marine Face Discharge

Camp Pendleton Patch | Daniel Woolfolk | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

A judge has denied a request to halt or postpone a military separation hearings for Sgt. Gary Stein - a Temecula Marine who maintains a Facebook page ...

Government, Business and Healthcare -- a Mash-up of Necessity

Gary Stein | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics
Gary Stein

There is no doubt that the healthcare system in America needs a decent overhaul. There are excellent programs in place (Medicare, Medicaid) to help, b...

Facebooking Marine Not Backing Off Obama Criticism Despite Warnings

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

SAN DIEGO — A Marine facing dismissal for running a Facebook page called Armed Forces Tea Party that criticizes the Obama administration is stil...

Marine Critical Of Obama Faces Possible Dismissal

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

SAN DIEGO — A Marine facing dismissal for running a Facebook page called Armed Forces Tea Party that criticizes the Obama administration is stil...

Should Marines Be Allowed To Criticize The President On Facebook?

AP | By JULIE WATSON | Posted 03.08.2012 | Technology

SAN DIEGO -- Marine Sgt. Gary Stein first started a Facebook page called Armed Forces Tea Party Patriots to encourage service members to exercise thei...

Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus. But There Is No Due Process in Florida

Monique Zimmerman-Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Monique Zimmerman-Stein

As we fight for homeowners to do the right thing and uphold their side of the lease, I feel that is important for the court system and press to understand what is happening to renters across the country.

Observations on Advertising, Polls and Opinions

Gary Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Stein

This election has brought me several epiphanies. Our phone has been ringing off the hook for days. The term is for these intrusions is robocalls. My ...

The Big Squeeze -- Unwitting Tenants Caught Between Defaulting Owners and the Banks

Gary Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Gary Stein

An interesting by-product of any downturn in an economy is that you can categorize the stakeholders into four categories -- victims, users, scavengers and survivors.

An American in South Africa -- Or, Why Soccer Really Matters

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Henry Sterry

We bonded when we went to see Brazil play Cameroon during the '94 World Cup. It was one of the great days of my life. It made me understand something about two worlds that I didn't know anything about.

Marine's Anti-Obama Facebook Comments Fuel Debate

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN DIEGO — A Camp Pendleton Marine has relaunched his Facebook page criticizing President Barack Obama's health care policy after prompting a c...

Craig Kiser's Blind Ambition to Benefit Thousands in Need

Gary Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Gary Stein

Craig Kiser is a man on a mission. He wants to scale Mt. Kilimanjaro, the 19,000 foot snow-topped peak in the center of Tanzania, to raise money to help the blind and visually impaired.

Health Care Reform: A Human Issue -- Not A Political Issue

Gary Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Stein

The moral of this story is that the health care system and the health of this country is not and should not be a political issue. It is a human one. Support of health care reform is a matter of karma.

Altruism: It Lies Within All of Us

Gary Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Gary Stein

There is a certain satisfaction that comes from doing the right thing. What does it take to turn on the altruistic fire in each of us? What is the trigger?

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

This week, we launched Impact, our new section devoted to giving back. Thanks to the compassion and generosity of our HuffPost community, it immediately lived up to its name, raising over $30,000 to help the mom who, saddled with medical debt, went blind so her kids wouldn't have to.