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In Trump Era, What To Do about Bigots on Colorado Talk Radio?

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.01.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Bigotry toward Muslims is part of the hot air on some Colorado talk-radio shows, so much so that you get inured to it and kind of accept it. But now ...

To Win The Presidency In 2020, Republicans Must Lose The House And Senate In 2016

Paul Abrams | Posted 10.24.2016 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Republicans continue to lose big among minorities and women. It has culminated in the nomination of a bigot and a misogynist for president of the United States.

McCarthy Revisited?

Barbie Zelizer | Posted 06.03.2016 | Media
Barbie Zelizer

We remember political races for their colorful personalities, and Donald Trump is trying hard to be our most recent one. On Tuesday, Trump ravaged t...

The Benghazi Scandal Everyone Ignored

Paul Abrams | Posted 10.12.2016 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Thusfar, the only scandals arising from the tragedy of the attacks at Benghazi, Libya... have been false reports, selective leaks designed to be misleading, and media manipulations -- all orchestrated by Republicans.

Melissa McCarthy: Stores Make Plus-Size Shoppers Feel Less Worthy

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.18.2015 | Style

Melissa McCarthy's highly anticipated clothing line is finally here! In addition to providing fashionable, affordable clothing to women of all shapes ...

With Out Papers

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 01.17.2015 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

We have an immigration issue here today. People will risk their lives to get here to become part of the bigger, louder American Family. The problem isn't that these people are coming here -- the problem is we have part of our family who have forgotten what it was like to be Italian (or whatever group YOU come from).

Reality TV Cameras Set Remote McCarthy, Alaska on 'Edge'

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 10.20.2014 | Entertainment
Alaska Dispatch News

A new Discovery Channel reality show set in McCarthy is drawing fire for heavy-handed treatment of the reviving old mining town's dark past and alleged outlaw reputation.

Petraeus's Public Shaming Better Than Hoover's Alternative

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

In a way, I'm glad that David Petraeus's sex scandal is playing out across the pages and television screens of the mass media. Because one of the alternative ways it could have been handled is so much worse.

Naomi Replansky Gets Her Due: A Powerful NY-LA Poet Is Rediscovered

Allan M. Jalon | Posted 03.13.2013 | Arts
Allan M. Jalon

Naomi Replansky speaks with rueful self-acceptance of the long patience she's devoted to her relatively small body of work. "There's that old saying about how inspiration is waiting outside in a thunder storm for lightening to strike," she said. "That's been my life."

McCarthyism Survives: Fox News Carries the Torch

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 07.10.2012 | Media
Jeff Schweitzer

Fox is now what McCarthy would have been if he had access to the Internet and 24-hour cable TV. Odd stories like the birther movement only exist because Fox irresponsibly fans the flames, continuing to report on the discredited issue.

James Franco To Direct Cormac McCarthy Film

Posted 11.19.2011 | Arts

James Franco's now-legendary energy showed no sign of letting up as he announced plans to direct an adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel 'Child of Go...

Catholic Political Operatives Follow the Bishops

Barbara Coombs Lee | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics
Barbara Coombs Lee

As I wrote last week, Compassion & Choices welcomes the affirmation by the United States Council of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) that religious objection ...

Former Irish Premier Bertie Ahern Retires Amid Economic Devastation

Rory Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rory Fitzgerald

Like a B-29 pilot gazing down at the smoking ruins of Hiroshima, Bertie Ahern, with grim satisfaction, says "my work here is done," and heads for home. His war is over.

As the Dust Settles

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nigel Hamilton

So it's over. No good crying over spilt milk. Except that we never seem to learn. It happened in 1994, and although President Clinton pulled himself ...

From Rage to Civilization

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nigel Hamilton

One of the nice things about blogging on Huff Post is not only can you expound on your chosen subject in more than a soundbite, but you may find yours...

An Open-Ended Letter to Mike McCarthy

Emily Howald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Emily Howald

The Packers needs to take this week to heal and regroup. And McCarthy needs to find a way to scare his players into reining in the penalties. It's called discipline, my friend. Look into it.

I'm America, and I'm Tired

Ellis Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellis Weiner

I--like all Americans--am weary. But we aren't tired of Islamists. We're tired of Andrew McCarthy. We're tired of places like National Review Online publishing nonsense like his.

Change Terrifies Conservatives

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

When you drill down to the center of what most motivates a traditional conservative, you will find a fear-of-change boogeyman lurking somewhere in a d...


Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

Everyone knows that genocide means mass murder and that the Holocaust should be restricted to the mass murder of 6 million Jews during World War II. Abuse of these terms is inexcusable.

The Tao Of Iowa Caucus Voters

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

DES MOINES -- Lynn Sweet, the big dog political columnist for the Chicago Sun Times - fond of wearing clogs on the campaign trial, snapping photograph...