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HuffPost Review: The Killer Inside Me

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Here's a case where style (and the uber-creepy performance by Casey Affleck) inject the film with an energy and tension that almost compensate for its flaws.

Impeach the Whole Bunch of Them

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens announced his retirement last week after thirty-four years on the Supreme Court and President Obama must nominate a replacement.

Obama's Bad Prescription for Indonesia

Amy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amy Goodman

We should spend time focusing on Obama's plans for Indonesia, and the possibility that he may restore funding and training for one of the world's most notorious, human-rights-abusing military forces, the Indonesian Kopassus.

The Final Battle for Health Care Reform

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Denise Dennis

The media have adopted the GOP's propaganda that whether health care reform passes or fails, it will be bad for the president and the Dems. The more they repeat this, the more people believe it's true.

White House Geek Is Chic

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Jim Taylor

Oh, how the culture of the White House has changed from the Bush administration to Obama's. During Bush's reign, the White House reeked of machismo.

Is Obama's AfPak Strategy Actually Working?

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Bradley

While there are many things that would be good to do in Afghanistan, there is only one thing that we have to do: Deny it as an operational base for Al Qaeda or other transnational jihadists.

Ryan Grim

SNL 'Presidents' Reunite For Video Pushing Wall Street Reform (WATCH)

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Will Ferrell, Fred Armisen, Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Dana Carvey and Darrell Hammond, the Saturday Night Live actors who have played every American ...

Gerald Ford's Beaver Creek Home For Sale For $13M (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The owner of a Beaver Creek, Colorado mansion once owned by President Gerald Ford is selling the home for $13 Million, the AP reports. Ford, an acc...

Political Haiku: Are We Accomplices Now?

Frank Dwyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Dwyer

"Poor judgment": me, too! I was against torture, but I voted for . . . yoo. Our long national nightmare is still over, right? Nah, doin' jus' fine....

Lessons in American Leadership, on Presidents Day 2010

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nigel Hamilton

Almost every president we have elected in the past seven decades has sought to advance the fortunes of the US empire and the free world. Their lessons in governance, for good and ill, are our lessons.

A Secret Service "Tell All" Tale

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geri Spieler

The latter part of this book's title, In The President's Secret Service: Behind the Scenes With Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect should have been: Behind the Scenes With Agents Gossiping About Presidents They Protect.

One Year Later: Gerald Ford Will Always Be President

James Pinkerton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Pinkerton

There's been no Rooseveltian realignment for Obama, just Clintonian regression. Perhaps the situation might have been different if he had focused on jobs rather than health care and global warming.

Dec. '09 Obama Poll Watch -- Below Fifty, But Stabilizing

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's time once again for Obama Poll Watch -- our monthly look back at Obama's approval ratings for the previous month.

What Obama Is Up Against

Russ Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russ Baker

We Americans harbor a quaint belief that a new president takes charge of a government that eagerly awaits his next command. But that's not how things work at the top, especially where "national security" is concerned.

Mindless Stars and the Glamour of the Gun

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

Across the pages of leading fashion magazines mindless stars with thin careers are being showcased wearing Future Heretics t-shirts glamorizing guns.

Ford's Lucky Day Revisited

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geri Spieler

Thirty-four years later, the Secret Service is still trying to understand the mind of that 45 year old woman, mother and doctor's wife who aimed and shot at Gerald Ford.

Weeping for the Kennedys

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

The Kennedys knew how to strive for noble causes, step by step. They would make deals, but only to benefit the best causes.

Barack Obama: Left-Handed? Right-Handed? Ambidextrous? Ambivalent?

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Finkle

I suspect the convictions that seem somewhat wobbly now that Obama has attained the nation's highest office would immediately strengthen if he looked his two hands over and committed once and for all to the left one.

Senator Edward Kennedy Made Human Rights Part of US Foreign Policy

Aryeh Neier | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aryeh Neier

Kennedy reacted strongly to reports of the great cruelties that accompanied the coup in which General Augusto Pinochet took power in Chile.

Senator Ted Kennedy: The Lion In Water

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Laermer

Ted Kennedy was undoubtedly the lion of the Senate who lived a long and consistent life as a public servant. Not even political foes can argue that hi...

Dreams of My Absent Father

Don McNay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Don McNay

When I read the Obama quote about fathers, it made me wonder what side of the equation I fell on. Was I living up to my father's expectations or making up for his mistakes?

Two Women, Two Potential Assassins Out On the Street

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geri Spieler

Two women, two potential presidential assassins, are free today, 34 years after they attempted to assassinate Pres. Gerald Ford.

Women Criminals I have Known

Geri Spieler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Geri Spieler

It seems it is the season for paroling women who attempt to assassinate our presidents and those who commit heinous crimes.

Renegade and Dreams of My Absent Father

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Don McNay

Obama's election was not only a door opener for people of color. It also showed that people with absent dads, or no dad at all, can grow up and live in the White House.

My Acid Trip with Squeaky Fromme

Paul Krassner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Krassner

This month, Fromme is scheduled to be released from prison after serving 34 years for the attempted assassination of President Ford in 1975. We took LSD together four years earlier.