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How Haiti, Scott Brown and the Underwear Bomber Can Move Us to Action Rather Than Gloom

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Brown's victory is not the end of civilization as we know it but it should inspire all Americans to take a careful look at what they've done in rejecting Hope for No.

Damn Yankees and Their Pricey New Stadium

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

What's not to like about a sickeningly posh edifice partly funded by massive subsidies from taxpayers who can't afford its ultra-expensive tickets and food?

It Was About Stupid, Stupid

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Gellman

Many McCain apologists have suggested that the meltdown in the stock market over the last month doomed his campaign. That assessment seems far too friendly.

How Our Candidates Insult American Intelligence

Johnathan Wilber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Johnathan Wilber

Let's talk about Josephine, the transsexual, who lives next door. If you live in rural America, you may have never met Josephine, and if you have, you might not have even noticed that Josephine was at one time Joseph.

Country Mouse, City Mouse - Different Breed of Kin(dred)

Alice Singleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Alice Singleton

Contrary to Mrs. Palin's shrill declarations, Joe Six-Packs and Pop Warner Moms are a lot more complicated than the potential VP's "We's Just Simple-Folk Populism" road show would lead one to believe.

For Republicans, the Agony and the Ecstasy that is Sarah Palin

Mario Almonte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mario Almonte

The Ecstasy - She's the Republican Party's most effective and dynamic public speaker whose inspirational words can motivate supporters to a point of g...

Palin and McCain: Dressing for Joe Six-Pack

Karin Tanabe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Karin Tanabe

Maybe Palin really does believe the old saying "The higher the hair, the closer to God."

McCain Campaign Mentions Joe Six Pack But Never Addresses What It Means To Be Poor

Jane Devin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jane Devin

Poverty carries an emotional and stigmatizing price. It's losing teeth at a young age because a $600 root canal or 50% co-pay is unaffordable. It's not being able to afford to pay a $50 fine for a traffic violation, and ending up in jail.

Harold and Barack: Emotional Wisdom From 1983

Paul Engleman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Engleman

The 1983 Chicago mayoral election has one obvious similarity to this year's presidential race. With only a few weeks left, there is a real possibility that something which until recently seemed unthinkable will happen: An African-American could be elected president.

This Negative Campaign Hurts My Feelings

Faith Salie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Faith Salie

Does Sarah Palin loathe me because I'm not Jo-sephine Six-pack? I don't like beer. I've tried to like it, really, especially when wearing my cowboy boots, but doggone it, I just don't.

DR. C.K. & Mr. Hyde: The Two Faces of Comedian Louis C.K.

Sal Nunziato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sal Nunziato

It was with great anticipation that I dove into Louie C.K.'s new stand-up special on Saturday evening, only to be crushed by how unfunny most of it was.

Sarah Palin's Conversation with Henry Kissinger

Alexis C. Jolly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alexis C. Jolly

Although Sarah Palin's September 23 conversation with Henry Kissinger was off-limits to reporters, the Huffington Post gained exclusive access to a microphone hidden in Dr. Kissinger's office.

An Open Letter to Joe 6-Pack -- These Buds Are NOT for You

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

The qualities you seek in friends and drinking buddies and not necessarily the ones that make a good president. The last eight years should have taught us that lesson.

Jed Lewison

I Dare Her To Say This During The Debate | Jed Lewison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin, on Monday, claiming to be (in her words) a "normal Joe Six-pack American": Palin said if she and John McCain win, they will "put governm...

Sarah Six-pack Needs To Put Country First by Stepping Down

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Sarah Palin is excusing her embarrassing television interviews and farcical candidacy as an historical breakthrough for "normal Joe Six-pack Americans."