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What Happened to President Obama's Change?

Monique Ruffin | Posted 02.19.2012 | Politics
Monique Ruffin

The change we are experiencing may feel uncomfortable and bumpy, but nobody said change must be seamless. We only know that change must be.

US: End CIA Drone Attacks

Human Rights Watch | Posted 02.18.2012 | World
Human Rights Watch

(Washington, DC) – The US government should transfer Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) command of aerial drone strikes to the armed forces and clari...

'Bail Out of America' or 'Bail Out America'?

Paul Heroux | Posted 12.26.2011 | Business
Paul Heroux

Republicans have been chanting that public investment "crowds out" private investment. They are missing a major lesson of Macroeconomics 101: public investment doesn't crowd out private investment in the short run; it does so in the long run.

Become a Patriot: Play Golf This Weekend

Major Dan Rooney | Posted 10.30.2011 | Impact
Major Dan Rooney

Patriot Golf Day allows us to present an ongoing tribute to our brave service members by ensuring that the families of fallen and wounded warriors have hope for the right educational start to life and best future possible.

Rick Perry

Prof. Joe Peyronnin | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Prof. Joe Peyronnin

Should Perry get his party's nomination he will have to appeal more to voters in the center to prevail. And he may be haunted by the memory of a recent president from Texas who walked with swagger and ushered in a great recession.

Bold Leadership

Prof. Joe Peyronnin | Posted 10.14.2011 | Politics
Prof. Joe Peyronnin

Obama's job approval ratings are declining. This is the time for bold action. He must go on the offensive with a strong jobs plan, and show he is willing to take the lead in restoring hope for all Americans. That would be change one can believe in.

The Federal Government Could Learn a Few Things From the Phillies Organization

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 10.03.2011 | Sports
Joan E. Dowlin

You have to spend money wisely to make money. In other words, invest in what will yield high returns.

Obama's Jobs Pivot

Prof. Joe Peyronnin | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics
Prof. Joe Peyronnin

Mr. President, why would you think that Republicans, who control the House and can prevent cloture in the Senate, would ever do anything that may help get you re-elected? Job number one for you is job creation -- please take the lead.

The Debt Ceiling and Obama's Silence

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

In the face of opportunist and selfish behavior, Obama was faced with several options, none of which were good. In the end, he decided that to avoid default and greater economic problems he would simply capitulate to the Republican demands.

The Qualitative Difference Between Obama And Bush Foreign Policy

Robert Creamer | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Whether Obama's Afghan withdrawal plan suffices or not, it is critical that Americans recognize the sharp, qualitative difference between the policies that cost America so dearly in Iraq and Obama's own policies that have restored America's leadership in the world.

On the Anniversary of the Bush Tax Cuts, Let's Reinvest in the Future

Michelle Chan | Posted 08.07.2011 | Green
Michelle Chan

We must end corporate polluters' ability to pawn the true costs of their pollution off on the rest of society. The health care, environmental cleanup, and other costs created by pollution ought to be paid by the polluters.

George W. Bush Reaps Major Money Post-Presidency

Posted 07.20.2011 | Politics

Former president George W. Bush is earning major money on the speaking circuit in his post-presidential life. According to iWatch News, Bush has ma...

NEA Endorsement of Obama: A Suicide Pact for Public Education?

Randy Turner | Posted 07.09.2011 | Education
Randy Turner

By casting your lot with Barack Obama, and it pains me to say this, you are endorsing the president who has done more to destroy what is good about public education than any president in history.

Osama Bin Laden, Saddam Hussein, Adolf Eichmann -- and Revenge

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 07.06.2011 | World
Thane Rosenbaum

Did Eichmann and Hussein receive true justice by appearing in courts of law and sentenced to death under the rule of law? Was Osama bin Laden notably and unceremoniously treated to a revenge killing for his crimes?

WATCH: Bush Reacts To Osama Bin Laden News

Posted 07.02.2011 | Comedy

You have to give comedian Phillip Wilburn props for turning this around overnight. Here, he gives us a glimpse at what former president George W. Bush...

Are College Presidents Encouraging Teen Drinking?

Lonna Saunders | Posted 06.18.2011 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Why are some college presidents and chancellors (136 of them), appearing to encourage teen drinking by signing on to the "Amethyst Initiative" which s...

Leaving Obama

Andy Ostroy | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Former "Obamacon" defections could be devastating to Obama's reelection bid. His approval rating continues to be stuck in the low-mid 40s. And half of those surveyed don't want him reelected.

Both Sides Now w/ Huffington and Matalin: Libya-Iraq, Birthers-Church, Social-Fiscal

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpgMary and sit-in Wayne Barrett debate how March came in like a lamb and went out like a lion -- Shutdown Washington? Shutdown nuclear? Shutdown Gaddafii?

Obama Policies Not Matching Reality. Time to Pull His Nobel Prize and Elect a Non-Interventionist

Jake Diliberto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jake Diliberto

Obama's attack in Libya is as ill advised and mismanaged as his Afghanistan surge or his domestic stimulus-spending circus. Without the approval of t...

Muntazer al-Zaidi, Iraq Shoe-Thrower Journalist, Detained For Supporting Protests

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD (Reuters) -An Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at former U.S. President George W. Bush was arrested by security forces in Baghdad Thursday...

A Possible Compromise on the Gay Marriage Controversy

Tony Campolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tony Campolo

Doesn't it seem inconsistent that during a highly religious marriage ceremony, I should have to turn the church into a place where government business is conducted? Isn't this a conflict?

Supporting Democracy and Supporting Dictatorship in Egypt

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Deemphasizing democracy rhetoric was a reasonable strategy for the Obama administration as it allowed them to differentiate their administration from Bush's. The problem is, it also gave the appearance that the U.S. was casting its lot with the authoritarians.

From 9/11/01 to 1/9/11

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Winston

What can anyone say about the events in Arizona this weekend? An assassination attempt of a public official is horrific, the senseless deaths of inno...

Two Years of President Obama

Laura Mola | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Mola

President Obama promised alternative energy plans. Where are they? A friend reminded me gas was around $2 a gallon when Bush was President. The good old days of George Bush?

Popular Vote v. Electoral College (Why The Media Badly Needs A History Lesson)

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

It's painful to watch these fools -- they don't know how a five-point popular vote victory almost always translates when it comes to the only metric that matters -- the Electoral College. (Hint: landslide).