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President Obama vs. President Kennedy: Who Has The Best Style?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams & Ellie Krupnick | Posted 08.23.2013 | Style

When President Obama was elected in 2008, he was heralded as a "cool" president -- smooth, stylish, young, hip, etcetera. But it quickly became clear ...

March on Washington: Greatest Purveyor of Violence Is Still America

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

While Dr. King's progressive dreaming of a world where racial and economic equality is commonplace may have been radical then, his most radical thinking -- and what would still get him in trouble with federal authorities to this day -- is his messaging on nonviolence.

The Fascinating Story Behind JFK's Fragrance (Which You Can Now Wear, Too)

Fashionista | Cheryl Wischhover | Posted 08.19.2013 | Style

This fall marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. There are all sorts of events planned in Dallas, and there will undoubte...

Matt Damon Is Right

Brent Budowsky | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

When the great actor Matt Damon recently said that President Obama "broke up with me," he hit the jackpot of telling political truth in the eyes of many progressive Democrats and independents.

Mr. President, You're No Jack Kennedy -- Are You a Patriot?

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 10.13.2013 | Politics
Alison Winfield Burns

The American public now knows, courtesy of Edward Snowden, the meaning of "consistent with U.S. laws and the protection of privacy and civil liberties," as defined by the NSA and President Barack Obama.

Artist Brings New Life To Iconic Photo Of Clinton, JFK Meeting

Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

As a teenager representing his home state of Arkansas at Boys Nation in 1963, Bill Clinton shook hands with then-President John F. Kennedy, creating a...

13 Style Lessons All Men Can Learn From JFK's Fashion

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 08.12.2013 | Style

When we think of stylish presidents, the first one that comes to mind is always John F. Kennedy -- we'd like to think he was the first "cool" presiden...

The March to the Dream

Kitty Kelley | Posted 10.12.2013 | Black Voices
Kitty Kelley

They marched and sang and swayed to the soaring sounds of the Freedom Singers and Odetta and Marian Anderson; they sat ten-deep at the Reflecting Pool, many dangling their feet in the water like pilgrims who once gathered at the Sea of Galilee.

An Anniversary of the Heart: The Brief Life and Tragic Death that Brought John and Jacqueline Kennedy Closer Together

Dean R. Owen | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics
Dean R. Owen

We all have experienced that "tenuous thread of life," the unexpected death of a parent or a loved one. Fifty years later, that infant child who fought so hard to live and whose death brought his parents closer together, lies next to his mother and father in Arlington National Cemetery.

The Bell of Liberty and the Price of Freedom (Part 3 of 3)

Steve Robertson | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics
Steve Robertson

If we give up our rights to peaceably gather, protest and to question the motives of our elected officials under the cowardly fear of being labeled unpatriotic, then clearly, in the words of Benjamin Franklin, we deserve neither liberty nor safety.

The Bell of Liberty and the Price of Freedom (Part 2 of 3)

Steve Robertson | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics
Steve Robertson

History still stares us in the face, waiting for us to recognize the lessons it, and the repetition of our mistakes, are attempting to teach us. Will we choose another way?

JFK Second Shooter Named? New Documentary Makes A Radical Claim

Posted 07.29.2013 | TV

A new documentary alleges that a Secret Service agent was the second (and accidental) shooter in the assassination of John F. Kennedy. At the Telev...

Kennedy Family, Guests Had A Pretty Fun Weekend 50 Years Ago

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics

Fifty years ago this weekend, President John F. Kennedy and his family hung out with guests at Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. Silent footage of the w...

Bill Clinton For Mayor

Francis Levy | Posted 09.25.2013 | Comedy
Francis Levy

If the qualifications for high position in New York municipal government are a history of sexual peccadillos then why not elect someone with some real...

Obama on Trayvon: One Speech Captures the Strength and Weakness of the Obama Presidency

Alan Singer | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics
Alan Singer

We all risk living in the next Detroit. A true memorial for Trayvon Martin would be a federal full employment bill with guarantees that its benefits would reach into every city and town, every racial and ethnic group, and every family and household in the nation.

Lee Harvey Oswald's Wedding Ring Going Up For Auction

Posted 10.22.2013 | Weddings

Just a month shy of the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, one of shooter Lee Harvey Oswald's last remaining possessions i...

Ashley Woods

What Do Mike Duggan, JFK And Stubbs The Cat All Have In Common?

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 06.28.2013 | Detroit

What do John F. Kennedy, Strom Thurmond and an Alaskan cat named Stubbs all have in common? They are all politicians who ran as write-in candidates...

Kennedy Lights Eternal Flame In Honor Of JFK

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

Caroline Kennedy helped Ireland celebrate the 50th anniversary of her father's visit to the country by lighting an eternal flame Saturday. Accordin...

Our Generation's Security Challenge: Eliminating Nuclear Weapons

Joel Rubin | Posted 08.24.2013 | Politics
Joel Rubin

There are approximately 17,300 nuclear weapons in the world across nine countries. Of these, nearly 7,700 are in the United States.

JFK & Jackie Kennedy's Life In Houses

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 06.26.2013 | HuffPost Home

A glimpse at how the couple lived before the White House years.

Camouflaging the Vietnam War: How Textbooks Continue to Keep the Pentagon Papers a Secret

Bill Bigelow | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics
Bill Bigelow

Corporate textbook writers seem to work from the same list of must-include events and individuals. Thus, all the new U.S. history textbooks on my shelf mention the Pentagon Papers. But none grapples with the actual import of the Pentagon Papers.

Your Government on War

Robert Koehler | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Kennedy dared to suggest that peace was complex, that it was not a mere matter of military strength and the power to dominate, and that "our enemy" was not subhuman. The American public was ready to hear this half a century ago. What happened?

It's Small Business Week! Here's 5 Ways To Show Your Support

Forbes | Ty Kiisel | Posted 06.19.2013 | Small Business

Forbes Since 1963 when President John F. Kenney first officially introduced Small Business Week, every president has signed the proclamation to rec...

Austin Powers, Mr. President? A History of the White House Movie Theater

Nola Barackman | Posted 08.18.2013 | Entertainment
Nola Barackman

This past weekend, The White House hosted Pixar's filmmakers for a Father's Day screening of Monster's University. The White House movie theater has been the cinema-in-chief to Presidents for the last 70 years. If those walls could talk.

Wendy Davis for Texas

Brent Budowsky | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The future of Texas will not be found in voices who prefer a Texas in which Hispanics are second-class citizens when they seek to vote and women are second class citizens when they seek to live their lives as they choose and seek a good job and a fair wage.