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Is That All There Is?

George Mitrovich | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics
George Mitrovich

Ultimately, in a democracy, The People Govern, and as bad as the politicians have screwed it up, we, by our indifference and indolence, have done nothing. Want to save America? Then get off your asses and do something!

Overturned And Inside Out!

David Trumble | Posted 06.27.2015 | Politics
David Trumble


Pop the Cork on the Champagne, But Don't Drink It All

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 06.26.2015 | Gay Voices
Peter D. Rosenstein

Our fight for civil and human rights for the LGBT community goes on. Marriage equality is only one rung in the ladder to victory. Bigger battles are yet to be fought and won. We cannot accept that you can marry today and, in 29 states, lose your job tomorrow.


Chris Weigant | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Jeb Bush could wind up being America's next president. That's a statement that my fingers would actually refuse to type for several other Republicans, just because attempting to substitute "Donald Trump" or "Carly Fiorina" in that sentence would be so downright laughable.

Ten Years Since McCain-Kennedy, an Immigration Starter Kit for the 2016 Presidential Candidates

Steven Choi | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics
Steven Choi

Moving into the 2016 race, any Presidential candidate that wants a fighting chance needs to prioritize an immigration reform game plan -- one that is fair, just, family-oriented and economically sound.

We Must Be Our Own Kennedy

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 05.12.2015 | Technology
Rick Tumlinson

Sometimes you have to change course to get on course. And the first small step in doing so may be to realize you didn't really know where you were going in the first place - and why.

The Case Against Political Dynasties in American Politics

Daniel Wagner | Posted 06.07.2015 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

What does history teach us about the wisdom of going the 'easy' route and voting for candidates from political dynasties? Does being part of such a dynasty impart one with greater political wisdom or a higher level of achievement?

Teddy Roosevelt's Jiu-Jitsu Skills and 5 Other Traits that Made US Presidents Better Leaders

Bob Rosen | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business
Bob Rosen

Ask business leaders what keeps them up at night, and often, they'll say they wonder what their legacy will be. U.S. presidents are no different. They all want to know how their actions will be remembered.

Fox News Hosts Have No Idea What Slut-Shaming Means

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.08.2015 | Media

Fox News host Kennedy Montgomery used an, um, interesting phrase to criticize a new rule in the 2010 Dodd-Frank law which could require companies to d...

The Worst Cuba Embargo Story of 2014

Sarah Stephens | Posted 02.05.2015 | Miami
Sarah Stephens

While President Obama has loosened the strings on travel, there are still Cold Warriors manning the ramparts in Congress, from both political parties, trying to roll back our liberties every chance they get.

Why Timothy Shriver Initially Didn't Want To Go Into A 'Family Business'

OWN | Posted 11.21.2014 | OWN

Growing up as a member of the prominent Kennedy family can be a lot of pressure. Between his uncle who served as a U.S. president and his mother who f...

Executive Action Should Scrap Secure Communities

Joe Kennedy III | Posted 01.18.2015 | Politics
Joe Kennedy III

As the president continues to determine what shape any final executive action will take, the local impact of his decision should be front and center. To that end, I believe our country must finally do away with Secure Communities, a deeply flawed immigration enforcement program.

It's Time to Talk About Cuba

Kate Oberdorfer | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics
Kate Oberdorfer

Cuba is on the cusp of that change. And ninety miles north, so are we.

My Surprising Conversation With Dick Fuld (Yes, That Dick Fuld) and the Future of America

Peter Sims | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business
Peter Sims

Now, America has long been an exceptionally redemptive society. Even if you screw up really badly, if you are willing to reflect long and hard, learn from your mistakes, and demonstrate a commitment to a larger purpose than your own ego, you can emerge on the other side and begin anew.

Random Notes & Fripperies -- The Prequel to the Sequel

Tom Alderman | Posted 09.22.2014 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

Who's responsible for letting actor/author Chris Colfer voice his own audiobook, The Land of Stories, a Grimm Warning? Aside from garbled words, his fourth grade reading technique is a formidable obstacle to getting past the first chapter.

The Quiet Work of Ethel Kennedy

John Bridgeland | Posted 07.30.2014 | Impact
John Bridgeland

The quiet work of Ethel Kennedy lives on in the hundreds of young people she has helped find a better life.

The Supreme Court Rules That Christianity Is Not Christian

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 07.05.2014 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

The Supreme Court ruling is another giant leap toward theocracy. We are descending to new lows, where non-Christians are openly scorned, made to stand up in public to be identified as outcasts.

Ted Kennedy Jr. To Run For Connecticut State Senate Seat

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Ted Kennedy Jr. is planning to run for the state Senate in Connecticut. Two people briefed on the decision sa...

Poetic Justice for Todd Swift, Assaulted by Boy Band The Wanted

David Shook | Posted 05.05.2014 | Entertainment
David Shook

It's been less than a month since Irish-British boy band The Wanted announced a hiatus to pursue individual projects, but Canadian poet Todd Swift isn't sad.

NO SECURITY: Phreaking Out the Phone Phreaks

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 04.23.2014 | Huffpost Code
Michael Nirenberg

On February 11, 2014 the citizens of cyberspace waged an Internet-wide war against the NSA's Mass surveillance program called "The Day We Fought Back". As the story unfolds, it is important to look at the history of mass surveillance, and see what we can learn from it.

Friday Talking Points -- Harry Reid's Explosive Week

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

In fact, it was even a big week just for political anniversaries. Fifty years ago this week, an event of no little importance happened. I speak, of course, tomorrow's 50th anniversary of the first broadcast of Doctor Who by the BBC.

JFK and Thanksgiving

Mark Shriver | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Mark Shriver

Today marks the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's death, yet just 10 days ago, Jeanne and I were celebrating with my cousin Caroline Kennedy as she was sworn in as Ambassador to Japan.

The Bible Passages Of John F. Kennedy

Posted 11.22.2013 | Religion

Three days after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, on November 25th, 1963, the official funeral service for the slain President was held at St. Ma...

A Kid's Memory of November 22, 1963: The World That Was and Is No More

Howard Barbanel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Howard Barbanel

I was 5-years-old on Friday, November 22, 1963, the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Even we kids could perceive the paradigm shift that took place as a result of that horrendous event and recall the somber and mournful tone of the next few days.

8 Reasons Why You Should Be GLAD It's Not 1963

Gene Marks | Posted 01.25.2014 | Small Business
Gene Marks

Unless you've been living under a rock the past few weeks you're probably aware that Friday is the 50th anniversary of the death of JFK. Documentaries...