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Jimmy Stewart, Hollywood's "It's a Wonderful Life" Archangel

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 01.27.2016 | Entertainment
Bonni Brodnick

During the Blizzard of 2016, my better half and I had plenty of hours to watch, debate, discuss and bicker about movies. We cast our own in-house vot...

V. Stiviano, The Stockholm Syndrome and Caring For Your Pet

Francis Levy | Posted 07.14.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Much is made of docility, vulnerability and faith, which might all have been given a bad name by Neville Chamberlain who used the word appeasement to refer to his dealings with Hitler

Managing the Monkeys in the Middle of Management

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 03.30.2014 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

Does your boss ever remind you of an ape? Gorilla bosses have more in common with their grub-eating counterparts than you might think.

The Book of Leona

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Watch: Sky's No Limit For Dog Pampering

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.30.2012 | Business

Dog-pampering has gone to new heights -- a private charter jet company has launched first-class service for pooches. The dogs sit in their own seat in...

Voter Suppression and Our Rigged Tax System: The Underlying Ideology

Thomas de Zengotita | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics
Thomas de Zengotita

They might have some abstract legal "right" to vote -- but not the deeply rooted right to vote that only comes from the exercise of responsible proprietorship. And besides, what does not having a photo ID in this day and age testify to if not an absence of that responsibility?

LOOK: The 'Taj Miami' And 4 Other Incredible Penthouses

Posted 06.12.2012 | Miami

One of Miami's most eccentric properties is back on the market -- and it's a penthouse full of guns. Intended to be the South Florida home of New ...

Don't Go Away Mad, Just Go Away: The Supreme Court Closes Up Shop

David Coleman | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics
David Coleman

Closing down for the summer is not the Roberts Court's only disappearing act. During this past term, a disturbing trend emerged of withdrawing the courts from their historic and institutional role in providing justice for ordinary Americans.

PHOTOS: Leona Helmsley's Old Mansion Hits The Market At $42.9M

AP | Posted 08.21.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A Connecticut mansion once owned by the late hotel and real estate magnates Harry and Leona Helmsley has been put up for sale by its curre...

Trouble, Millionaire Dog, Is Dead

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

NEW YORK — Leona Helmsley's millionaire Maltese has died. The Helmsley family trust said Thursday that 12-year-old Trouble died Dec. 13 and was c...

Repeal the "Repeal It Now" Ad!

Ian Gurvitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ian Gurvitz

If Mike Huckabee wants to be taken seriously as a presidential candidate, he needs to up his game. Have problems with the health care bill? Please, Mike, make your case like an adult.

Is Meg Whitman California's Version of Leona Helmsley?

David Coleman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Coleman

Meg Whitman's record demonstrates a solipsistic absorption in her own drive to succeed and a deep seated indifference to any public service that she believes is beneath her station in life.

Leona Helmsley's Dog Trouble, Owner Of $2 Million Trust Fund

WSJ | Emily Friedlander | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The news today that the estate of real-estate baroness Leona Helmsley has signed a deal to sell a deal to sell one of its trophy properties- the Helms...

Leona Helmsley's Dog Is Center Of Animal Groups Battle

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Leona Helmsley's dog, Trouble, may be living quietly enough in Florida, but there's a lot of barking about the way the late hotel que...

Helmsley estate: $136M to charity, $1M to dogs

AP | AMY WESTFELDT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Real estate baroness Leona Helmsley's estate gave away $136 million Tuesday to hospitals, foundations and the homeless and left $1 mi...

Leona Helmsley's Greenwich Estate: Price Drops 40% (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Associated Press reports that the palace of the Queen of Mean is on sale -- at 40 percent off. The late Leona Helmsley's mansion in Greenwich, Co...

My Friend Ian Browde's Right Brain Reflections

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yvonne R. Davis

With the election of Barack Obama as U.S. president, the world has entered a new economic context, "social or community capitalism," which will become our paradigm by 2015 - 2020.

Obama Declares Himself President-For-Life (No Fooling!)

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

"I am ashamed at getting my stimulus bill passed so quickly. Republicans, those masters of bipartisanship, offered their sincere efforts to delay this bill for months and, I admit, I ignored them."

Helmsley's Dog Money Can Go To Other Charities: NY Court

Yahoo! Finance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Real estate baroness Leona Helmsley's multibillion-dollar fortune can go to more than just the dogs, a judge has ruled. Trustees managing the fortu...

Alvin Rosenthal, Leona Helmsley's Dog-Entrusted Brother, Buys $2 Million Apartment

The New York Observer | Max Abelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Leona Helmsley, an icon of '80s-era superciliousness and a glowing tribute to the timeless Manhattan id, died two years ago of heart failure at age 87...

Whatever Lola Wants, Lola Gets

Doon Baqi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Doon Baqi

I have this cute little dog, an adorable fluffy white Maltese. Her name is Lola and she's one of those jocose little creatures that make you smile ju...

"Queen Of Mean" Leona Helmsley's Fortune To Go To Caring For Dogs

New York Times | Stephanie Strom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sure, the hotelier and real estate magnate Leona Helmsley left $12 million in her will to her dog, Trouble. But that, it turns out, is nothing much co...

Leona Helmsley's Dog Loses $10 Million Of Its Inheritance

New York Post | Dareh Gregorian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Leona Helmsley's pet pooch, Trouble, is going from rich bitch to good dog by throwing a $10 million bone to charity. A Manhattan judge quietly reduc...

"Queen Of Mean" Is Top U.S. Donor

Wall Street Journal | Robert Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With so much attention paid to the Forbes list, it's refreshing to see BusinessWeek, Slate and the Chronicle of Philanthropy put out their annual rank...

101 Dumbest Moments In Business

Fortune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Ah, what a dumb year it was! Fortune chose the absolutely dumbest of the dumb that the gods of fate and humor delivered into our laps - and yours - th...