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George F Will

America Has a Rape Problem

Victoria A. Brownworth | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics
Victoria A. Brownworth

We need much more than dueling hashtags and op-ed columnists debating rape on the Internet. We need a serious deconstruction of real numbers in real time.

The "Real JFK" - Not Conservative, and Not Forgotten

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Listen to the breath, the unbroken message that creates itself from the silence, it rushes towards you now, from those youthfully dead. - Rainer Maria...

Is Judicial Activism the Panacea for Legislative Inaction?

Anne Stevenson | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics
Anne Stevenson

Recently, there have been a few interesting debates about what can be done to circumvent the harmful effects of sequestration caused by congressional ...

I'm a "Taxer"

Andy Ostroy | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

So what exactly is Mitt hiding? Is he a flat-out tax cheat or simply paying embarrassingly low rates which would further cast him as a privileged elitist who's even more out-of-touch with the average voter than previously believed?

How About a Trump Boycott?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

At the very least, Democrats could hit Trump where it hurts most: in his wallet.

Blame Wall Street, Not Boomers

Leonard Steinhorn | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics
Leonard Steinhorn

We like to think that our economic woes are unique to our time, that ours is the first era in which our democracy seems broken. What we need is a little perspective. And a little understanding of who's responsible.

The Agenda We Left Behind

Patricia McGuire | Posted 11.14.2011 | DC
Patricia McGuire

After September 11, who could dare speak of the need to reinvigorate the War on Poverty, what with the War on Terror consuming most of our fiscal and emotional resources? A decade later, the region remains divided, unconscionably so.

Green Energy Innovation: Building A National Commitment

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James M. Gentile

Clean energy may well be the next economic revolution, and the United States can be at the forefront, if we take full advantage of our nation's streng...

Tucker Carlson Launches "The Right's Answer to HuffPost" -- Why I Wish Him Nothing But the Best

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

Tucker Carlson launched The Daily Caller today and asked me to write a post for his opening day. I said yes -- and not just because he told the Wall Street Journal he reads HuffPost every day! He says that he and his team are "trying to think through what comes next in journalism." As they do, I hope they'll keep in mind that one of the greatest contributions the digital media can make is to counter the traditional media's obsession with looking at every issue through the cobweb-covered lens of right vs. left. Anyone looking at today's political landscape with clear eyes can see that on issue after issue -- the war in Afghanistan, the bailout, health care, the war on drugs, etc, etc -- the binary division of the debate into right vs. left has become obsolete.

Reject False Choices Between Law Enforcement & Military

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

As Obama tasks our independent judiciary with trying more suspected 9/11 terrorists, count me among those who agree with Mayor Giuliani's first position on trying alleged terrorists in US courts: in the yes column

On Health Reform, George F. Will Just Threw a Spitball

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Will's column is a mashup of disparate declamations. As is often his style, he offers quotes that are very enjoyable, but only loosely related to the topic at hand.

Guys Who Wear Bow Ties: Love It Or Lose It? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 09.18.2012 | Style

Two weeks ago when we asked "Who's the best-dressed Supreme Court Justice?", your answer was Justice Sandra Day O'Connor for her signature lace jabot....

Where There's a Will There's a Won't

Stephen Mo Hanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stephen Mo Hanan

When did viewing the world with a sense of wonder at its marvels and goodwill toward its occupants ever feel unnatural? It's the most natural state on earth.

Will Continues Will-Ful Deceit

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

Should anyone wonder that the interview that followed his global warming column simply gave Will another podium for his Will-ful deception?

Will-ful Deceit on Climate Change: Three Blunt Examples

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

In all three cases, basic fact checking show that George Will's sources and the experts on the issues fundamentally disagree with him.