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What Does Glenn Beck Have to Do to Get His Own Holiday? (VIDEO)

Doug Molitor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

I tell you, it was eerie. If you shut your eyes, it was like Martin Luther King was back on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. If you also shut your ears. And held your nose.

Glenn Beck Rally Goers Ask "Do We Look Racist?"

Sam Seder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Seder

I went to the Beck Rally last weekend for about five hours... words escape me so allow me just to say, I report, you decide......

An Open Letter to Glenn Beck

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

Before, I thought you were just another cable news talk show host. Now, you are using the language of a spiritual and even a religious leader. But to invoke the name of God and the vocation of a spiritual leader has consequences.

Apathy Is Still The Enemy

Jeffrey Abelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Abelson

Well, the Lincoln Memorial Beckanalia has come and gone, and all the handwringing and ridiculing that led up to it has subsided. But there's one critical thing that still needs to be said.

Beck Rally: A Great PR Stunt, But That's All It Was

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

The industry of Glen Beck is happy: those that own him in radio and TV. He had an absolutely great weekend when it comes to the media.

Beck's Restoring Honor Rally: Rate the Teabaggers! (PHOTOS)

Scott Shrake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Scott Shrake

I wanted to see this Tea Party phenomenon up close. And I did. Here are some of my photos of the folks I encountered.

Martin Luther King, Jr. and Glenn Beck's 'Restoration of Honor' Rally

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

Civil Rights leaders who justifiably stake a "proprietary" claim to the legacy of the March on Washington should, in the tradition of Dr. King, extend the hand of fellowship to Beck and his followers.

The U.S. Military's 1947 Warning on Intolerance

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Ritz

It is and always has been a risk in free societies that those interested in power or ideology will take advantage of those freedoms to deny the same to others.

Join Us in Reclaiming King's Dream

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

These are not the best of times for racial harmony, or economic or social justice. These certainly are not the best of times for nonviolence. But the America of 2010 is a lot different from the America of 1963.

Whose "Sacred Ground"?

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

The next time one's blood starts to boil over about the ground zero mosque plans, he or she should try and ponder how the Glenn Beck MLK Day rally will insult so many who revere the struggle over civil rights.

Guns, Divisive Rhetoric to "Honor" Lincoln and King?

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

There's a sad irony in all of these people at the podium, with their supporters, celebrating their worship of guns while invoking the legacies of two great Americans whose magnificent lives were cruelly cut short by bullets.

Michele Bachmann Sells Herself to Raise Money for Glenn Beck

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Is Michele Bachmann's use of her access to the Capitol Building as a member of Congress to host an event to raise money for Glenn Beck an ethics issue?

Ken Burns' New National Parks Documentary Starts Slowly, But Gets Better

Levi Novey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Levi Novey

I suspect those who only watch the first few episodes will be teetering on the edge of boredom. Those who stay around longer, or just cherry-pick an episode to watch among the later ones will end up much more excited and satisfied.

Change We Can Be Livin' In: Health Democracy in America

Karen Kisslinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Kisslinger

During the recent pre-inaugural concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Tom Hanks read the last words of Lincoln's Gettysburg address in a way I...

Our Shared Inheritance

Robert D. Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert D. Patterson

On this chilly January day I yearned for the warmth of July 4th, the warmth that comes from knowing you belong in the land your ancestors toiled upon as slaves, and died for in wars.

Culture Zohn Off the C(H)uff: Wendy Whelan: Sexy, Modern, Muse of the Dance

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2009-01-23-zpull.jpg What's it like to be a muse to famous artists? What is it like to inspire creativity, to have people study your body, the way you move, the tilt of your head?

From King to Obama, the Arc of Justice

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah Newman

Generations of Americans have heard the cries for change and it's been a long journey by many who have brought justice to the doors of our government on this momentous occasion.

In Praise of American Artist: We Are One

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

As states face record deficits, the arts and artists get cut. Yet, when times are tough, we turn to song, to TV, to film. Right now the nation is bleeding money but box offices are fine.

HuffPost Video Premiere: Playing For Change Presents "Don't Worry"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Featuring over twenty musicians from four continents who have never met, "Don't Worry" makes its auspicious debut today, on Martin Luther King Day, and is featured here.

Martin Luther King, Jr.- Cleansing the Fabric of Our Nation

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael DeJong

Today more than ever, Dr. King now seems with us. His premonition of not reaching the Promised Land at this moment seems false, because Barack Obama is standing on King's shoulders.

Lincoln Memorial Inauguration Concert: Info, Updates (AUDIO) (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES ... ***UPDATE 5:20PM*** After Obama's speech, Springsteen and Pete Seeger did an encore, reports the New York Times: Br...

19th & Constitution: Lining up for the Concert of a Lifetime

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mary Ann West

Concert volunteer PJ ands-Johnson is part of the 60 person Bahama for Obama volunteer group staying in local homes and hotels for their 5 day Washington DC stint.

Obama: Follow the Philosophical Footsteps of Abraham

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Lincoln's preservation of the union would not have been possible without his economic reform. It is the philosophy at the base of those achievements that must be the prototype for change in America now.