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Winograd vs. Harman in CA Primary: Will U.S. or Israel's Interests Come First?

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

By jumping onto the "Israel can do no wrong" bandwagon, Rep. Waxman and Rep. Harman substitute short-term political advantage for a strategy that could protect Israel and its people.

A Citizen Journalist Covers an Obama State Dinner [PHOTOS]

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mayhill Fowler

Being at the White House for a State Dinner is gratifying, because first and foremost I am an American citizen who has made it past the door of the People's House. I am not a professional journalist.

Obsessions: When The Mind Has A Mind of Its Own

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Some readers, like me, "blessed" with, let's just call it a "tendency towards compulsion," went off to the races with this one. Or perhaps it would be more accurate to say our minds went off to the races.

Google Isn't (Necessarily) Making Us Stupid

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Sigman

My own meditation practice -- which facilitates clarity and focus -- has benefited incalculably from Buddhist and other spiritual websites, blogs, lectures, readings, videos and guided meditations.

Obama's Revenge: A Political Parody

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

In advance of the upcoming baseball season, the right-wing blogosphere has gone viral with a parody of Ernest Thayer's immortal "Casey at the Bat," with Barack Obama replacing the Mudville slugger striking out.

Learning from HuffPost College

Alexandra Juhasz | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Alexandra Juhasz

Some of the lessons my students and I learned during our grueling education (it wasn't easy, even it it was funny) on and about YouTube concisely define the education one might get here.

Murdoch and Fox Portray Black Men as Terrorists on 24

Ronald B. Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ronald B. Robinson

The first two Presidents on 24 were Black men. The first was assassinated and the second was responsible for allowing nuclear bombs into the country, causing mass destruction.

Stewardship Report: First Ambassador Writes Op-Ed "Diplomatic Viewpoint"

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Luce

The Hon. Kenneth H. Merten, American Ambassador to Haiti, has written the first "Diplomatic Viewpoint" for The Jim Luce Stewardship Report launched tw...

Teachable Moments -- But Where's the Teacher-in-Chief?

Robert Kuttner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

The Goldman Sachs fraud case, the BP oil blowout and the stock market going berserk each demonstrate why the private profit motive cannot be relied upon without some steering or harnessing mechanism by government.

6 Word Memoirs On Intimate Relationships

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Instead of just stringing together a list of six words, choose words that tell the story of your intimate relationships, not as you would like them to be, but as they really are for you.

Why Conservative Christians So Often Fail the Common Good (Part I)

Richard T. Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
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Richard T. Hughes

Why do so many evangelical and fundamentalist Christians so often disregard two requirements that are central to the bible and to the teachings of Jesus: peacemaking and justice for the poor?

Can You Tell Your Life Story In Only 6 Words?

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

"For sale: baby shoes, never worn." Ernest Hemingway If you think Twitter is abbreviated communication, how about this one: can you tell your entire...

In the Closet...Still!

Bruce Kluger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bruce Kluger

Until the current administration puts its foot down and deep-sixes this idiotic policy, hats off to John for reminding us that sometimes laughter can take the sting away.

I'm Still Not That Madoff

B. Jeffrey Madoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
B. Jeffrey Madoff

Some Madoffs decided to change their name rather than put up with the constant questions and accusations that have become a regular feature of having it. I was not going to let Bernard steal my name along with everything else he stole.

So to Speak: Prince Fritz4Gov

Don Ringe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Don Ringe

Zsa Zsa Gabor's current (and 9th) husband, self-proclaimed Prince Fritz Von Anhalt, asks for your vote for governor of California.

Tim Karr's Shill Watch: Correcting the Record

Michael Turk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Turk

I'm happy to respond to Tim Karr's attempt at character assassination. I am glad Tim has continued in the fine Free Press tradition of never letting t...

Announcing the (Unofficial) Post Shill and Astroturf Watch

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

The great thing about the open Internet is that it makes room for amazing sites like, well, this one. The Huffington Post has been successful because...

Compromise on Health Care? Fuggedaboutit

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

Don't look for any fair and balanced commentary on health reform. If it does pass, maybe in a year or two we can look back and evaluate what happened today in a more objective way. Just not today.

Beyond Politics, Beyond Guantanamo: 9/11 Trials Should Not be Construed as a Partisan Issue

Ginny Sloan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ginny Sloan

It is simply wrong to believe that national security issues pit Democrats against Republicans, conservatives against progressives, or even, as one recent blog described it, some conservatives against other conservatives.

Movement As Medicine: Spinning And The Self-Care Movement

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Qanta Ahmed, MD

Agreed, as a nation we most certainly need intelligent HealthCare and Health Insurance reform, but what we are in just as much need of is SelfCare Reform.

Would You Rather Stay Safe Or Risk Being Free?

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

I know, you want to see the net before you leap. But what if the path ahead doesn't show itself until you've demonstrated your commitment and willingness to go for it, be uncomfortable?

Typocrisy: America's New Way Forward... and Backward

Douglas Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Douglas Forbes

What is this Typocrisy, you might ask? Simple. It's the typical hypocrisy we have come to expect from those cunning little cats called Senators and Congressman. Washington sighs while the nation dies.

The Rise and Rise of the Editor

Lee Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lee Schneider

Can you feel the burn? It's not your fast-twitch muscle fibers that are on fire. It's the immolation of pop culture, consuming itself almost as fast as it can be produced.

Afro-Brazilian History, Beats and Culture

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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Lauri Lyons

While Africa and America are often recognized as the book ends of the African Diaspora, there is an additional link in the Middle Passage that is less publicized, but no less important.

Toyota - Why It's all Happening Now

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Toyota pioneered the "Q circle" system, which involved workers at all levels tackling problems in small groups. The "Toyota Way" became almost a religion within the car business.