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Clinton, O'Malley, Sanders, and Student Loan Reform: What Should We do?

Alex Law | Posted 08.19.2015 | Politics
Alex Law

If we want our students to continue to educate themselves and continue the tradition of making the American workforce the best in the world, then we must encourage education rather than put up barriers.

Puerto Rico Crisis: It's Not About the Debt, It's About the Politics

David Paul | Posted 08.17.2015 | Politics
David Paul

When the Puerto Rico debt crisis burst into the news, Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro García Padilla pronounced that the Commonwealth's debt crisis "is not about politics." Of course, to paraphrase H.L. Menken, when a politician says something is not about politics, chances are it's all about politics.

Kim Kardashian Celebrates 42 Million Insta Followers With Raciest Pic Yet

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 08.09.2015 | Entertainment

Kim Kardashian isn't one to shy away from a racy Instagram pic, but she may have outdone herself with this one.  The "Keeping Up with the Kardash...

First Cut: No Five-Kid Presidents

Brian Czech | Posted 08.06.2015 | Politics
Brian Czech

If everyone bred like the Octomom, the population would double every 11 years!* In less than 50 years, then, the population would be 16 times the current bloated level. And you think your ride to work is congested now?

Trump Does Not Represent NY Values

Cesar Vargas | Posted 07.28.2015 | Entertainment
Cesar Vargas

Unlike Donald's politics of fear that appeals to our worst instinct, many New Yorkers see their undocumented neighbors as friends and family contributing to the state as opposed to an invading army of rapists.

5 Things You Need to Know About Bernie Sanders' Policy

Alex Law | Posted 07.10.2015 | Politics
Alex Law

Many people write Bernie Sanders off because of his portrayal in the media. However, he is talking about common sense things that MOST Americans would agree with. Read this short list of issues he cares about that way next time he inevitably gets brought up at dinner or at a party, you have something to say.

10 Things I learned About Kim Kardashian West

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 07.02.2015 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

I attended Kim Kardashian West Live at the Castro Theater In San Francisco on June 30th. She was signing her book, Selfish and was interviewed by Judge LaDoris Cordell outgoing San Jose Police Independent Auditor. Here are 10 things I learned.

2016 Presidential Power Rankings as NFL Teams

Alex Law | Posted 06.17.2015 | Politics
Alex Law

It's going to be a historic battle for the presidency, just as it is every year for the Lombardi Trophy. I've Power Ranked the declared and undeclared candidates and given them a spirit NFL team.

The Youth Vote and Local Media

Richard Fowler | Posted 06.17.2015 | Media
Richard Fowler

Truth: Millennials don't vote in off-year elections. Conversely, in momentous elections -- like in 2008 -- get-out-the-vote campaigns aimed at youth voters are extremely effective. Which leads me to one question: how do we get my generation to turn out in local and off-year elections?

Youth Unemployment: A National Crisis

Richard Fowler | Posted 06.12.2015 | College
Richard Fowler

It is becoming increasingly difficult for young people to find jobs, and those who do manage to find them are often working part time when they need full time paychecks.

Is it Possible To Get Past An Affair?

Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.26.2015 | Women
Tammy Nelson, Ph.D.

Making a promise to stay faithful to one person and then breaking it is less about sex and more about lying. Affairs are a dilemma of integrity. If we are at heart a moral person, as most of us like to think of ourselves, how do we preserve our integrity in the face of our desire for variety?

Where Is That GDP Growth We Keep Waiting For?

Luis Ubiñas | Posted 05.04.2015 | Money
Luis Ubiñas

Balancing the budget through reduced spending and increased revenues, ending the vast expansion of the Federal Reserve's balance sheet and normalizing interest rates, are all necessary actions in the effort to right the economy in the face of the Great Recession.

Clinton Does Not Inspire -- Should I Care?

Mathew Kenneally | Posted 06.28.2015 | Politics
Mathew Kenneally

Generation Y and Millennials seem to have decided that the problem with modern politics is our leaders do not inspire us. It's not Hillary Clinton's job to illicit a warm inner glow in me every time she opens her mouth. It is clear liberal romantics are unmoved. What is less clear is why that matters?

Office Location Defines Competitive Edge

Toni Haber | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business
Toni Haber

Increasingly a company's office location has been deemed an indicator of its potential for future growth and ability to keep pace with the development of New York City real estate, culture and business.

Keeping Them Honest -- Doing a CAT Scan on Political Candidates

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 06.21.2015 | Politics
Mark Goulston, M.D.

It's a work in progress and I invite you to join in refining it or even tearing it apart and replacing it with something better. But please, don't YOU stay part of the problem without becoming part of the solution.

Hillary Clinton and the Female Hormones

Julie Dargan | Posted 06.20.2015 | Fifty
Julie Dargan

If Hillary was to be president, being male or female has nothing to do with her ability to perform. She will make mistakes, all presidents do. She will kick some goals, miss some passes but she will soldier on as any human in her position will.

The Best Advice I Ever Received

Victoria Namkung | Posted 06.17.2015 | Women
Victoria Namkung

I was expecting her to say something about literary agents or social media strategy, but instead it was those six words, and they snapped me right out of my fog of worry. I knew exactly what she meant: I had to be bold, confident, and unapologetic.

No Matter Who Wins the White House, the New Boss Will Be the Same as the Old Boss

John W. Whitehead | Posted 06.14.2015 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Consider the following a much-needed reality check, an antidote if you will, against an overdose of overhyped campaign announcements, lofty electoral promises and meaningless patriotic sentiments that land us right back in the same prison cell.

How Hillary Clinton Would Affect the Student Debt Crisis

Stephen Dash | Posted 06.06.2015 | Politics
Stephen Dash

Though Hillary Clinton has yet to formally announce her candidacy for the 2016 presidential election, the pending announcement seems more than likely. If she were president, would she be friend or foe to individuals concerned with student debt?

The Lost Generation: The Democrat's Demographic Problem

Steven Conn | Posted 05.30.2015 | Politics
Steven Conn

As Hillary Clinton's email kerfuffle unfolded, several commentators wondered out loud who else might run for the Democratic nomination should Hillary's train derail -- a possibility greater than nil, given the Clinton's track-record. The party has no bench, these folks observed.

Jeb Bush: Not His Father, Not His Brother!

Richard Fowler | Posted 05.18.2015 | Media
Richard Fowler

With the advent of the 24-hour news cycle and the failure of bland candidates like Al Gore, the American people have spoken. They want an exciting, riveting, jaw-dropping and hope-inspiring President.

The Year's Most Tasteless Attempt at Humor

Jerry Weissman | Posted 03.09.2015 | DC
Jerry Weissman

The hot topic of Hillary Clinton's presidential aspirations has drawn acres of commentary, among them a piece in last week's Huffington Post by Robert...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Who Represents The Future In 2016? | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 02.19.2015 | Politics

Republicans are just beginning to consider their choices for 2016. Women see Hillary as representing the future rather than the past. And uncertainty ...

NYC Countdown: When Will the Location of 2016 Democratic Convention be Announced?

Ellen Freudenheim | Posted 03.14.2015 | Politics
Ellen Freudenheim

With its whirlwind of parties, politicking and press, a political convention is not as big as, say, the Olympics, but financially and symbolically it's important to the city nonetheless.

Jason Linkins

Jim Webb's Old Novels Re-Emerge As 'Oppo' In Latest Sign That 2016 Will Be An Unrelenting Storm Of Garbage | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics

The thing about any presidential election is that it could be an event in which sober and intelligent men and women stage a thoughtful and serious deb...