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A Message From Donald Trump's Hair

Robert Brenner | Posted 07.23.2015 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

I am no circus sideshow! I am no Bozo in a red fright wig! I am a serious threat to democracy, and demand to be taken seriously! Kim Kardashian can kiss my hairy butt! Call it a toupée d'état. Resistance is futile! I am the wave of the future!

The Broken Promises of Citizens United

Duncan Hosie | Posted 02.01.2015 | Politics
Duncan Hosie

Conservatives on the Court vowed that Citizens United would strengthen American democracy. They were wrong. Five years later, their promises stand in stark contrast to the world we live in today.

McCain Arizona

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Jonathan Alter's 'The Promise': Barney Frank To Hank Paulson 'F**k You! F**K You!'

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The leaked portions of Newsweek scribe Jonathan Alter's "The Promise," which details President Obama's first year in office and is due out in May 18,...

Log Cabin Republican Convention A 'McCain Reunion'

U.S. News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This year's Log Cabin Republican Convention, Thursday through Sunday, is starting to look like a McCain presidential campaign reunion. As the Republic...

Obama, Arnold, And The Renewed Climate Change Fight

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

Despite many rumors, don't look for Schwarzenegger in the Obama administration, at least not now, though candidate Obama mentioned him several times as someone he'd like to appoint.

Careful, Mudslingers: This Mud Votes

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Zogby

Despite all of the muck thrown about this year, and all of the slights and blunders on all sides, Obama will likely win near identical huge majorities of both Arab American and Jewish voters.

In No Particular Order....

Peter Mehlman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter Mehlman

Following the campaign coverage is a zero sum game. Or maybe a once-in- three-weeks sum game. That's about the frequency of actual news amid campaign stops, polls, and tortuous man-on-the-street interviews.

Will God Stop Voting?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

There never will be, and never should be, a religious reason to pick one candidate over another. God hasn't personally voted in an American election, but he keeps voting by proxy.

The Upside of Economic Apocalypse

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael B. Laskoff

I wouldn't wish the current economic situation on ourselves. But we're here, and I can find real cause for optimism in an electorate that suddenly understands what we're up against as a country.

McCain On Gay Rights: No Marriage, No Adoptions, No HIV/AIDS Prevention Plan

Tanene Allison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tanene Allison

There's still a lot of work to be done in the fight for equality, and the above presidential visions present very different realities about whether that work will lead to progress or a rollback of even more rights.

GOP, Rush Limbaugh Upset By Obama Spanish Ad

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Republican congressman and supporter of John McCain called a Spanish television ad from the Obama campaign "offensive and dishonest" Thursday, and s...

Obama Camp: Saving Counterpunch For After 9/11

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign launched a broadside against Sen. Barack Obama yesterday, accusing him of a sexist smear, comparing his campa...

Daughter Dearest: You'll Never Be Vice-President

Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marc Cooper

Here you are at age 25 with what your Mom and I thought was a solid education, and you're but a common community organizer. Let me count the ways we did you wrong.

Peggy Noonan on Sarah Palin and John McCain

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Weissman

Peggy Noonan, a former speechwriter for Presidents Reagan and George H. W. Bush, and the author of a book called On Speaking Well, is now a political ...

The Conservative "Secular Problem" and the Palin Pick

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Scher

McCain's selection by a plurality of Republican primary voters showed an implicit willingness to tackle the secular problem, at least symbolically if not substantively.

The Ultimate Blind Date

Bridget Wagner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bridget Wagner

Sarah Palin - A Fidgety Choice and the Makings for an Awkward Duo

CON GAMES: Citizen McCain And The Carbon War

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Conniff

Well, my friends, if John McCain calls his audience "my friends" one more time I will never say the words "missing in action" again. If he refers to "...

Olympic Ad Wars

Josh Dorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Dorner

A hard negative ad seems ill-suited to the unifying spirit of the Olympics. Obama's ad is likely to comport well with Americans swollen with pride, while McCain's stands out with its harsh tone.

Why I Don't Care About Edward's Affair

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

I know it's un-American, but I don't give one iota (the ninth and smallest letter of the Greek alphabet and thus slang for ONE BIT) whom John Edwards is screwing.

McCain's Divorce Strained Relationship With Reagans

Arizona Central | Richard A. Serrano and Ralph Vartabedian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics