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Austan Goolsbee Calls Sarah Palin A Wingnut In Comedy Routine (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

White House economic adviser Austan Goolsbee won first prize in the 16th annual "D.C.'s Funniest Celebrity" contest last night. In his performance he...

Happy Birthday, Dad: My Father's Greatest Hits, Vol. 2

Tony Sachs | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tony Sachs

Last year, for my dad's birthday, I trawled through his hundreds of comments on HuffPosts ranging from Sarah Palin to baseball. With that in mind, here's the sequel to "My Dad's Greatest Hits."

"Taxpayer March" - Real Outrage or McCain-Palin White Angst II?

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

The GOP machine politicos who are organizing them want us to see a country in outrage against our black, liberal, socialist president.

Exclusive Video: Conservatives Endorse My New Book, "Republican Gomorrah" (Sort Of)

Max Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Max Blumenthal

Republican Gomorrah shows that many of the radical Right's leading figures have more in common than just the power they command within GOP ranks.

A Letter To That Nutty Birther Lady

Beth Armogida | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Beth Armogida

I saw the video clip of your passionate speech to Representative Mike Castle on YouTube right after I watched a cat do the Riverdance.

Bobby Jindal, Dan Quayle and Socialist Health Care

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Fear, not surprisingly, has remained one of the key tenets of the Republican message during Obama's presidency.

Republicans and Immigration

The Progress Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Progress Report

Republicans are still finding their "way out of the wilderness" when it comes to immigration.

I Think...

Sam Greenfield | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sam Greenfield

That if you are poor, the government should pay for your education, medical care, housing, clothing, and food. That the richest people in the country...

The Boston Consulting Group Caused the Recession

Charles H. Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Charles H. Green

This ideology didn't just happen. It was four decades in the making. Sachs and Stanley refined it; private equity and financial engineers distilled it; Merril, Stearns and Joe the Plumber got drunk on it.

More Racist Online Musings From Young Republican Candidate Revealed

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Thirty-eight year old Audra Shay's campaign to become the next chairman of the Young Republicans went from obscure to infamous over the past week, aft...

Joe The Plumber Wins Countdown's "World's Best Person" For Best Advice From God (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Joe the Plumber won the "Countdown" award for "World's Best Person" after he received advice from God telling him a run for political office was inadv...

Joe The Plumber On Running For Office: "God ... Was Like, 'No.'"

Huffington Post | Susan Crile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Joe the Plumber is planning a Tea Party tour for the Fourth of July holiday, World Net Daily reports. Samuel Wurzelbacher first gained notoriety dur...

Joe The Plumber Makes "Worst Person In The World" On Countdown (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Joe the Plumber made it back onto the political scene for, as Olbermann describes it, "fomenting violence against elected officials." According to th...

Joe The Plumber Suggests Lynching Chris Dodd

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Samuel "Joe" Wurzelbacher, better known as "Joe the Plumber," has had his fifteen minutes of fame during the 2008 election and was widely expected to ...

Fear and Looting in America: Is President Obama a Financial Wimp?

Les Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Les Leopold

We cannot thrive or even survive in an economy that only moves money around instead of producing tangible goods and services.

Sticks and Stones: Who Says the GOP Doesn't Have a Strategy?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

You can understand how disappointing it must have been, especially for the folks who'd dreamed up the idea in the first place. They had to compromise,...

Exclusive Interview With Geoffrey Nunberg, On The Years Of Talking Dangerously

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

Epithets like "socialist" and "fascist" enable people on the right to bond with each other and -- though they may not acknowledge it -- to alienate everybody else.

Obama's Supreme Pick: No Drama, No Bomber

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

when Republicans actually come face-to-face, or even voice-to-voice, with the actual Obama, they can't help but be reassured -- or is it disappointed? -- that he's not the bogeyman they've made him out to be.

Channeling "Tito the Builder" in Miami

David Paul Appell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Paul Appell

The media and the Democratic Party would have us believe that Dems will clean up down here at the Sunshine State's tip, and as NPR's "All Things Consi...

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Disowns "Ignoramus" Joe The Plumber Over "Queers" Comment (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Elisabeth Hasselbeck disowned "Joe The Plumber" Thursday morning on "The View." Hasselbeck, who campaigned on the trail with Sarah Palin in October, ...

Joe The Plumber Quitting The GOP: Time Magazine

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Stop the presses... (even though we haven't received the press release yet). Time Magazine is reporting - burying rather - the news that Joe the Plumb...

Republican Political Hackery and the Hate Crimes Bill

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Why don't you want to protect religious people, Hannity? Why don't you want to protect disabled people, Limbaugh? Why don't you want to protect women, Congresswoman Foxx?

Joe the Plumber is Queer

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

Time to evolve past Joe the Plumber, past Rush Limbaugh, past the politics and ideology that verge on those that launched the Spanish Inquisition.

Joe the Plumber is Very Queer

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Just knowing that Joe the Plumber has been given a public microphone cheapens the concept of life as we know it.

Limbaugh, Beck, The Plumber Announce "Yapping Tour"

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Stranahan

Joe The Plumber was blunt in his assessment of the GOP's idea of bringing in new voters by trying to figure out why so many voters seem to hate their guts, saying to a group of reporters, "Listening is gay."