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In The Midst Of The Madness: Is There Any Hope For American Civility?

Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D. | Posted 07.21.2016 | Politics
Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D.

It is no overstatement to note that with each passing day America is more the "Land of the Hypocrites and Barbarians" and less a land of morals and values than ever before. All this, while the world sits back and laughs.

Keith Ellison Wants DOJ To Investigate Ex-GOP Congressman’s Threatening Tweet About Obama

The Huffington Post | Liz Adetiba | Posted 07.15.2016 | Politics

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) wrote to Attorney General Loretta Lynch Friday asking her to investigate a tweet by a former congressman, arguing that it...

Racially Biased Policing Poisons America

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 07.14.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

Extrajudicial killings over minor offenses like broken taillights and bootleg CD sales will doubtless continue, because our nation resents being shown the evidence that black lives are deemed expendable.

Far Right Co-opts Tragedy To Promote Hate, Again

Michael Keegan | Posted 07.13.2016 | Politics
Michael Keegan

These are more than just a few absurd and cringe-worthy comments; instead, they represent a line of thinking that has elevated many right-wing politicians who wield significant power in this country.

Conservatives Blame Obama And Hillary Clinton For Dallas Shooting

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 07.09.2016 | Politics

Some conservatives were quick to blame President Barack Obama and presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton for a shooting in Dallas that killed ...

Terrorism Targets Police Officers And Black Lives Matter

John A. Tures | Posted 07.09.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

The Black Lives Matter group, they deserve our respect. At least two of the protesters were shot by this terrorist, who sniped them along with the cops. Bullets flew at both. It's no wonder that Black Lives Matter condemned the attack. They were targeted as well.

40 Years Ago the Unthinkable Happened

Greg D. Williams, M.A. | Posted 05.09.2016 | Media
Greg D. Williams, M.A.

May 9, 1976 was ground-breaking. Many people walking among us today are now entering their 40th year of long-term recovery as a result of this far reaching public awareness effort, dubbed Operation Understanding, and the coverage that followed.

Coachella 2016: Why Rock Fans Win

Skyler Gray | Posted 04.20.2016 | Entertainment
Skyler Gray

In terms of music festivals, Coachella is definitely the place to see and be seen. It is a place where you can wear whatever you want, do whatever you want, and - in reality - be whoever you want for a three-day span.

Beethoven, Martinů and Scarlatti Thrill at San Francisco Ballet

Carla Escoda | Posted 04.14.2016 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Maria Kochetkova and Joan Boada in Christopher Wheeldon's Rush© at San Francisco Ballet. (Photo: Erik Tomasson) Baseball season opened with a bang o...

Unite Against Addiction

Jason Wahler | Posted 08.21.2015 | Impact
Jason Wahler

Rockers Set to Rally for Addiction Awareness Ever since I got sober, I have dedicated my life to doing anything and everything to bring awareness to ...

Man Behind 'Oprah,' 'Dr. Phil' Remembered At Star-Studded Memorial Service

Michele Botwin Raphael | Posted 06.20.2016 | Media
Michele Botwin Raphael

A who's who of Hollywood, music and politics gathered last night at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles to celebrate the life of Michael King, the much-beloved syndication king behind wildly successful shows passed away suddenly March 27 at age 67 from complications of pneumonia.

Former Tea Party Rep. Joe Walsh Claims He's 'Seriously Considering' A Senate Run

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.17.2015 | Politics

Former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) doesn't appear to be content with fading graciously into obscurity after failing to return to Congress for a second ter...

Joe Walsh: Islamists Should Next Behead Those Who Wouldn't Show Charlie Hebdo Cartoon

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.14.2015 | Politics

Former Congressman Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) posted a controversial tweet on Monday calling out networks who chose not to run an image of the first cover of ...

Giuliani's Hate-Mongering Shows the Right Wing Will Never Stop Trying to Scare Whites About Obama

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 02.28.2015 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

After the death of NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos a week ago, Giuliani spewed the following bit of hate about President Obama: "We've had four months of propaganda starting with the president that everybody should hate the police."

From Eve Of Destruction to Already Gone: Conversations with Jack Tempchin and P.F. Sloan, Plus a Godsmack Track

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.22.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Jack Tempchin: "Then the whole music thing happened with Bob Dylan and the folk era and eventually I started being a blues harmonica player, then I moved in to being a guitar playing songwriter and then full-on head or what they call now a 'hippie.'"

From Eagles to Jersey Boys: Interviews With Irving Azoff and Bob Gaudio, Plus a John Mark Nelson Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.02.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The current "History of the Eagles'" tour -- via music and anecdotes -- traces the various chapters of this important American band, journaling its climb from salad days to huge international success.

Joe Walsh Was Apparently Kicked Off His Own Radio Show For Using Racial Slurs

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics

Former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Illinois), the outspoken, tea party-backed congressman who was ousted in 2012 after just one term in Congress, went on a Twit...

Peace & Love: Chatting with Ringo Starr

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.06.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

It's clear Ringo and his All Starr Band are loving getting by with a little help from their friends. Here I ask him how it all started.

Rep. Joe Walsh Says He Can Overlook Bruce Rauner's Views on Abortion

William J. Kelly | Posted 07.23.2014 | Chicago
William J. Kelly

Conservative leaders criticized Rauner last week after he skipped an Illinois Right to Life (ILRTL) dinner to attend a pro-choice gala for the ACLU. Rauner reiterated his pro-choice position on abortion Monday at a North Shore women's group.

Joe Walsh Claims LGBT Community Has Become 'Constitutional Terrorists'

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

Amid widespread backlash against the Arizona anti-gay bill that was ultimately vetoed by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R), Chicago radio host and former Re...

Republican Rebranding a Massive Failure

Dale Hansen | Posted 04.13.2014 | Politics
Dale Hansen

Priebus can cut off contact with liberal media outlets to protest claims that he feels are unjust; however, if he is truly dedicated to reestablishing the Republican Party, he could start by looking in the mirror first because as these examples show there is nothing the liberal media can say that will make Republicans look worse than their own actions do.

Are All The Best Rock Stars Now Over 50?

Cindy Zelman | Posted 10.29.2013 | Fifty
Cindy Zelman

I recently saw the legendary Paul McCartney in concert at Fenway Park in Boston. At age 71, he managed to draw a crowd of 37,000+ fans to fill the venue to capacity. And boy, did he rock the joint!

Former Tea Party Rep Goes On Racist Rant

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

Nearly a year removed from a one-term stint in office, former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) commemorated the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington wit...

Walsh Denies Race As Factor In Martin Case, Wants To 'Focus On Black On Black Crime'

Huffington Post | Alexandra Schuster | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

Former Illinois congressman and Tea Party favorite Joe Walsh joined HuffPost Live's Ahmed Shihab-Eldin to discuss race as a factor in the Trayvon Mart...

Rudderless, in-fighting Illinois GOP to choose party leader

Reboot Illinois | Posted 07.31.2013 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

The Illinois Republican Party meets Saturday in Springfield to choose a new chairman. The previous party chief, Pat Brady, quit after his statement su...