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My Fellow Americans: Do We Really Want Another Clinton (Or Bush) in the White House?

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

As we prepare to enter "the silly season," backers of Hillary Rodham Clinton should think seriously about what and whom they are backing.

The Truth About Slut-Shaming

Leora Tanenbaum | Posted 06.15.2015 | Women
Leora Tanenbaum

If you are a girl or young woman, you are damned if you don't and damned if you do. If you refrain from any expression of sexiness, you may be written off as irrelevant and unfeminine. But if you follow the guidelines, you run the risk of being judged, shamed and policed.

LaPierre's Hillary Rant: Since When Is Being Cheated on a Character Flaw?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 06.13.2015 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Most offensive in LaPierre's insensitive, ignorant diatribe is that in these instances Hillary Clinton was the victim. Since when do we ridicule and punish victims for the actions of those who violate them?

First Nighter: Tracey Scott Wilson's 'Buzzer' Fizzles; 'Clinton the Musical' Frazzles

David Finkle | Posted 06.09.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

Reviewers are not expected to be kind but to be fair. Every once in a while, though, a reviewer feels the need to be kind. Clinton The Musical (note no colon) has generated that feeling in me.

Monica Lewinsky and the Price of Sexual Shame

Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. | Posted 06.09.2015 | Women
Tammy Nelson, Ph.D.

Monica Lewinsky has been shamed and publicly humiliated for decades now. Although Clinton had a checkered past with other women, Lewinsky had become the focus of all of our public outrage about his affairs, and the brutalized victim of a new form of bullying, online attacks directly on her character.

Let's Hear It for Monica Lewinsky

Warren Adler | Posted 06.08.2015 | Entertainment
Warren Adler

Monica Lewinsky (photo credit: Reuters/Danny Moloshok) I have only seen brief snippets of The View on television. As an older white male, I hardl...

Yik Yak: The Age of Destructive Anonymity

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 06.01.2015 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

By 2015, it is safe to say social networks have revolutionized the way people interact. Platforms such as Twitter and Facebook have grown so much that they are regularly used to strengthen national campaigns as well as international movements.

Social Media Makes Us All Bullies, Say Monica Lewinsky And Jon Ronson

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.31.2015 | Technology

We tend to go to emotional extremes on social media.

Cyberbullying Is Not a Joke: Celebrities and Public Figures Can Make a Difference

Sue Scheff | Posted 05.27.2015 | Entertainment
Sue Scheff

Sadly, we live in a culture of digital cruelty that no one is immune to. Whether you are a celebrity, the child of a sports figure, or an average person trying to get through life -- you can be struck down by the emotional keystrokes of cyber-bullets.

Why Monica Lewinsky Deserves Our Compassion -- Not Scorn

Mira Veda | Posted 05.25.2015 | Politics
Mira Veda

"In 1998, I lost my reputation and my dignity... I lost my sense of self," Lewinsky explained. "When this happened to me, 17 years ago, there was no name for it. Now we call it cyber-bullying."

Monica Lewinsky Took Back Her Narrative In A Powerful TED Talk

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 03.23.2015 | Women

“At the age of 22, I fell in love with my boss. At the age of 24, I learned the devastating consequences." That's how Monica Lewinsky began her m...

Why Hillary Is Knee-Deep in Email Troubles: She's a Control Freak

Peter Scheer | Posted 05.18.2015 | Politics
Peter Scheer

Having spent years of her professional life embroiled, directly or indirectly, in politically-driven investigations she knows the importance of being in physical control of the evidence. But in failing to copy her emails to a dot-gov address when she was Secretary of State, she took her penchant for control a step too far.

Monica Lewinsky's Friend And Biographer Has A Plea For Americans

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 03.12.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Monica Lewinsky's friend and biographer Andrew Morton issued a request to Americans during his Tuesday interview with HuffPost Live: Stop using Monica...

Bill Clinton's Portrait Includes A Nod To Monica Lewinsky, Painter Says

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics

Nelson Shanks, who painted a portrait of former President Bill Clinton in 2006, revealed in an interview published Sunday that there's more to the ima...

Hillary, Again. (But Different?)

Rick Horowitz | Posted 04.30.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Getting ready for Hillary 5.0. Really....

Humorous Alternate Airport Names on Social Media

John Nicholson | Posted 04.09.2015 | Travel
John Nicholson

In my adopted hometown of Washington, DC, we are blessed with three major airports, in addition to lots of prominent figures and entertaining scandals from which to derive fodder for alternate airport names.

WATCH: A History Of Famous People Denying Bad Things

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 01.26.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

For years, public figures have been perfecting the art of denial. From politicians to celebrities to athletes, every scandal is met with a press confe...

Bill Clinton's Impeachment Trial Began 16 Years Ago Today

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 01.08.2015 | Politics

On Jan. 7, 1999, for only the second time in U.S. history, the Senate began impeachment proceedings against a sitting president: Bill Clinton. The ...

Do Ask, Do Tell

G. Benjamin Bingham | Posted 12.27.2014 | Impact
G. Benjamin Bingham

If you are trying to change the world with money, by investing in products and services that you think are good, you cannot ask too many questions. If you are a fund manager or consultant, an advisor or a pundit, be honest about what you know and don't know. Do tell.

Facebook Friend... Or Foe?

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 12.24.2014 | Politics
Sybil Adelman Sage

Humor helps me cope with negative feelings. That led to my Breaking News Series, mosaics that comment on America's political, social and economic problems.

Ann Coulter Shut Down Sean Hannity

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 10.22.2014 | Media

Sean Hannity was really hoping to gossip about Monica Lewinsky breaking her public silence at the Forbes' 30 Under 30 summit on Monday. But Ann Coulte...

Monica Lewinsky Speaks Against Cyber Bullies...and Gets Cyber Bullied

Mark Carpowich | Posted 12.21.2014 | Media
Mark Carpowich

Despite cruel comments from those whose lives seem stuck in 1998, Lewinsky is a success story, having not only overcome years and years of merciless torment from complete strangers to remain unbroken, but also committing herself to helping others avoid a similar fate.

Monica Lewinsky: I Was 'The First Person' Whose Reputation Was Destroyed By The Internet

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender and Laura Goldman | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA -- Monica Lewinsky spoke at Forbes' 30 Under 30 summit here on Monday, opening up about her experience with cyberbullying. Lewinsky, w...

Monica Lewinsky Joins Twitter

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

Monica Lewinsky has joined Twitter. Lewinsky posted her first tweet under the handle @MonicaLewinsky on Monday: #HereWeGo— Monica Lewinsky (@M...

True Patriotism Requires Supporting Every President

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics
Morris W. O'Kelly

Vote your interests in November. Continue to be partisan to your heart's delight. Just don't call yourself a patriot if you search to find reasons to disregard objective facts, data and documented history in an attempt to justify rooting against a sitting president.