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General Petraeus

Trump's Son-In-Law Favors Romney As Secretary Of State

Laura Goldman | Posted 11.29.2016 | Politics
Laura Goldman

All of Washington wants to know who will be the Secretary of State in a Donald Trump administration after his campaign manager Kellyanne Conway waged on all out air and tweet war on one of the candidates for the job, Mitt Romney.

Profiles Of The Simply Spineless: Heidi Heitkamp, US Senator Of North Dakota

Mary Buffett | Posted 06.22.2016 | Politics
Mary Buffett

Several years ago after the Newtown massacre, when Adam Lanza took his rage out on a classroom defenseless students and teachers, I wrote a piece castigating a number of Democratic Senators who dug their heads into the sand and refused to close basic background check loopholes.

Answer to General Petraeus and Others Seeking to Cut Off Candid Discussion

Ambassador Faith Whittlesey | Posted 05.20.2016 | Politics
Ambassador Faith Whittlesey

Source: J. Scott Applewhite, Associated Press In recent mainstream media attacks on Donald Trump, there has been considerable effort made to categori...

Petraeus Must Be Prosecuted

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.14.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama's Justice Department has brought more than twice as many prosecutions for the crime of leaking confidential information to journalists as the combined total of all presidents back to Woodrow Wilson. Whether you agree with Obama's track record of such prosecutions, you'd have to admit that treating Petraeus differently would be indefensible hypocrisy and elitism.

NSA? No Problemo... Until?

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

This level of dangerous blowback is exactly the harm Snowden blew the whistle on! But isn't it also what Senator Obama campaigned he would change, if elected to the presidency, before further damage could occur to our Constitutional rule of law?

Protesters Heckle Petraeus On The Street

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

Protesters harassed retired Gen. David Petraeus before he gave a lecture at The City University of New York (CUNY), Mediaite reported on Monday. T...

BOTH SIDES NOW: Scandals-Without-Headines I: Constitution-Gate!

HuffPost Radio | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgShow trials and screw-ups do not make for true "scandals." But what about GOP efforts to in effect deny the original intent of Article II when it comes to Obama's constitutional power to name judges? Spitzer & Matalin debate this as well as the NSA and Rice-Power appointments.

Revealed: Jon Stewart and General Petraeus's Secret Connection

Kaj Larsen | Posted 06.15.2013 | Impact
Kaj Larsen

Two men, with a penchant for disruptive ideas are partnering with an innovative non-profit to run a new kind of socially innovative campaign. We are certainly not in Kansas anymore.

FBI's 'Top Priority' In 2013: Seeking Ability To Snoop Online In Real Time

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.01.2013 | Technology

The FBI’s "top priority" in 2013 is to modernize surveillance law so authorities can monitor in real time the Web activities of Americans suspected ...

Petraeus and Kagans

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Letters to Santa

David Macaray | Posted 02.10.2013 | Comedy
David Macaray

My Dearest Santa, I'm told that "clean urine" is available on the black market. Would you be a doll and leave some in my stocking? -Lindsay Lohan

Susan Rice Is a Victim of the Politics of Personal Destruction

Scott Blakeman | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics
Scott Blakeman

Instead of standing together as a country, as Democrats and Republicans did after the 9/11/01 attacks, Republicans immediately exploited the Libya attack for political gain.

Notes From a Scandal

Kate White | Posted 02.04.2013 | Women
Kate White

Though Paula and Jill made a mess of things in the long run, they used a couple of smart, steal-worthy strategies at the front end. They just should have quit while they were ahead.

16 Things To Say To Your Spouse After Cheating

Posted 11.30.2012 | Divorce

On Thursday, the New York Post reported that CIA chief David Petraeus had admitted that he "screwed up royally" in a recent letter to a friend. ...

Trust and the Economy: Yes, They Do Go Together

Marty Robins | Posted 01.29.2013 | Business
Marty Robins

There's no shortage of debate about public policy which should or should not be used to deal with our current economic situation and the looming fisca...

WATCH: Leaked General Petraeus Sex Tape

Posted 11.29.2012 | Comedy

Warning: the above video contains pixelated faux-nudity and biting political satire that might be unsettling to some viewers. Well, well, well. It ...

A Fourth Amendment for the 21st Century

Julian Sanchez | Posted 01.28.2013 | Technology
Julian Sanchez

The resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus has thrown a spotlight on the FBI's sweeping power to sift through the most intimate details of our digital lives -- often with little or no judicial supervision.

What the Petraeus Scandal Means for Women Who Want to Get Ahead

Carol Roth | Posted 01.27.2013 | Women
Carol Roth

People seek out mentorship, business dealings and contacts with other successful people who can help them (and hopefully, that they can help in return). It's a necessary part of career growth and advancement and it should be viewed as a positive. But if you are a woman, it's not.

In Praise of the Private Life, or Passwords

Dalma Heyn | Posted 01.21.2013 | Women
Dalma Heyn

I'm not concerned about the future of infidelity. It's in great shape and will thrive as long as there is marriage, because it's as old and venerable and inexorable an institution as the wedlock on which it depends. What does concern me -- what is in jeopardy -- is privacy.

The Real Military Sex Scandal

Maria Cuomo Cole | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics
Maria Cuomo Cole

Flirtatious emails. Jealous threats. Consensual sex. Scandalous? Hardly. Try... Foolish. Ubiquitous. All too human adult behavior. And frankly none of our business. But here's what is.

The Real Reason It's So Hard To Stay Faithful

Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. | Posted 01.16.2013 | Divorce
Tammy Nelson, Ph.D.

If monogamy fails more than half of the time, are we looking at a system that no longer serves our needs? Are we holding onto a romanticized notion of love and desire, hoping that we can get it right, but continuing to fail at it over and over again?

Paula Broadwell's Big Mistake Revealed

Salon | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

The funny thing is, Paula Broadwell and David Petraeus thought they knew what they were doing. They were careful, more careful than the average Americ...

26 Reasons Men Cheat, According To Men

Posted 11.16.2012 | Divorce

The cheating scandal surrounding Gen. David Petraeus has nearly everyone trying to pinpoint why exactly men cheat -- including us. But apparently,...

Join the Army

Jonathan Richards | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Richards


The Petraeus Legacy Is Afghanistan, Not Scandal

Sean Kay | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics
Sean Kay

The national media obsession with private lives is serving no national interest, nor is it helping us to understand the dynamics that led to the failure of our 2009 military planning in Afghanistan.