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Live-Streamed Civil War Seminar -- Creating Education That Is Accessible to All

Larry Velvel | Posted 08.15.2012 | College
Larry Velvel

The high cost of both legal and undergraduate education is, justly, a hot button topic right now, and in my opinion, far too little is being done to ensure that every American has access to the remarkable educational opportunities this country has to offer.

McClellan Twenty-Eighth Person to Join 'Slow Clap,' Personal Press Machine Still Popping and Locking

Desiree Burch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Desiree Burch

Did everyone get the press release this morning? Former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan has come out (don't get too excited) as the most r...

Jeff Gannon Returns -- As National Press Club Activist/Blogger!

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Mitchell

In a new article, we learn that Gannon has no full-time position at a news outlet, but as he explains, "for a single person, blogging can be profitable." He also denies all those gay escort charges.

Campaign Corner

M. and V. Sommer, D. Wyles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
M. and V. Sommer, D. Wyles

Armed with an exciting Obama-Pelosi ticket, we get the best of possible worlds. Now the kicker: how should the campaign bumper stickers read? Obama-Pelosi? Barry-Nancy? Not bad.

Jason Linkins

Media Can't Have It Both Ways On McClellan: They Were Either Duped Or Derelict In Duty | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

No one woke up Sunday morning needing Tim Russert to prove that McClellan changed his tune since leaving the White House -- McClellan had written a whole gollydarned BOOK on that very topic.

Tom Brokaw Defends War Coverage: The 'Coverup' Continues

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

What is most appalling is that it took McClellan's book to produce a debate about a tremendously vital subject. And that brings us to one of the most iconic figures of all, Tom Brokaw.

In Defense of James Frey and Memoir

Lisa Dale Norton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lisa Dale Norton

The function of a memoir is to make a truth about a life lived that resonates in the bones of the writer and sends out shock waves of recognition to readers.

McClellan's Inconvenient Truths: Media And GOP Flacks Pile-On

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

As we are reminded again this week: you don't get in trouble in D.C. for lying, covering up and stonewalling, but you catch hell for telling the truth-- even if it's the least-surprising truth ever.

Scotty Come Lately

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

How many times are we going to have a key Bush administration official try to wash the blood off his hands -- and add a chunk of change to his bank account -- by writing a come-clean book years after the fact instead of when it actually could have made a difference? Read More Unmasking McCain: His Reactionary Record on Reproductive Rights Many women who are avowed Hillary Clinton supporters are declaring they won't vote for Obama in the fall. I get the anger and the disappointment. But to quote SNL's Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers: Really? You'd rather vote for a man who has a 25-year history of voting against a woman's right to choose? Read More WATCH: CNBC's Business Nation Goes Behind The Scenes At HuffPost

Jason Linkins

Rove Hits Back At McClellan: 'Sounds Like A Left-Wing Blogger'; Perino, Bartlett, Fleischer Pile On | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

[UPDATED, below.] Karl Rove responded, briefly, to the charges raised by Scott McClellan in his new book, What Happened on last night's Hannity and C...

Judith Miller Comments On McClellan Revelation

Politico | Mike Allen and Michael Calderone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Shortly after news of the McClellan excerpt broke, Politico caught up with Judith Miller and Matthew Cooper, two reporters who received information ab...