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Needed: A GOP Ground Zero Hero

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

The 9/11 health bill faces a vote in the Senate. Democratic backers are one Republican vote short of passage.

Is Obama Worse Than Bush on International Climate?

Erich Pica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Erich Pica

Obama's administration is seeking to undermine the existing international climate regime and replace it with something fundamentally and dangerously weaker.

Derision Point: How Bush Can Rehabilitate His Image

Adam Chandler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Chandler

If President Bush re-appeared to promote his book, he didn't make a good case for its sales. I can't help but wonder what, if anything, Bush could do to salvage the way most Americans view him at this point.

Top UK Officials Doubt Bush Claims

Amnesty International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amnesty International

By his own admission, President Bush directed subordinates to water-board prisoners in American custody. Water-boarding is torture. He was not then, and is not now, above the law

Obama's Chance to Lead on Trade

Will Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Marshall

President Obama is in Seoul today for what promises to be a contentious meeting of the world's leading economic powers. He probably won't mollify Chin...

UK Protesters Move Bush's Book To Crime Section | Benedicte Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The special relationship is being turned on its head, with US peace activists following the lead of their British counterparts to launch a campaign to...

Barack Obama and George W. Bush... America's Evolution

Christopher Power | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christopher Power

Obama and Bush demonstrate very different styles of leadership that have many of us asking questions. Their qualities are a statement of where America is at and where we are heading globally.

George Bush: Infamous Katrina Photo Was 'Huge Mistake'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More than five years after the fact, former President George W. Bush is admitting that having a photograph taken of him peering out the window of Air ...

Bush Admits He Directly Authorized Use Of Waterboarding

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Damn right." That's what former president George W. Bush told CIA officials when they came to ask him for permission to waterboard alleged 9/11 mast...

Message to the Tea Party From a Fellow American: What Took You so Long to Get Angry?

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

When a black man was elected President, you got mad. And when he decided that people in America deserved the right to see a doctor if they are sick, you said, Oh, Hell no!

Election Day November 2010

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Excerpted from the introduction to "The President's Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office" by John Bredar. Scroll down to see a slide show ...

Artist Depicts Assassination Of Bush, The Queen, Sparks Controversy

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Sao Paulo Art Biennial may be renowned for celebrating the best of Brazil's avant garde, but international critics say one of this year's featured...

The Billion Dollar Day Extortion: A Somnolent Administration and Dysfunctional Congress' Gift to the American People

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

At $80 a barrel, an excess of one billion dollars a day is being lifted from the pockets of the American consumer through higher gas prices, heating bills, lost jobs because of higher industrial feed stock costs.

The Halting of Stem Cell Research Is the Culmination of a Decade-Long Legal Effort

Eli Y. Adashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eli Y. Adashi

The issuance of a temporary injunction barring the NIH from funding human embryonic stem cell research should hardly have come as a surprise. Many of the same plaintiffs and much of the same legal team filed a similar lawsuit a decade earlier.

Third World-Style Kleptocracy - Or Not? The Real 2010 Election Choice

Jim Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Gonzalez

Democrats should focus the debate with the message that "Democrats fight for every job" vs. "Republicans fight for every CEO bonus."

Brad Pitt Leads the Way in Building a Sustainable, Affordable, Energy-Efficient Community in New Orleans

Pearl Korn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Make It Right Foundation is an extraordinary laboratory for innovation and creative design in building a green-energy, efficient community at affordable prices.

Enough Is Enough: War Chatter From the Oval Office

Jake Diliberto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jake Diliberto

2010 is the deadliest year thus far in Afghanistan. How much war chatter do Americans have to endure? When does the President call it "game over"?

Obama Phones George W. Bush From Air Force One Ahead Of Iraq Speech

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE — As he prepares to herald the end of the U.S. combat mission in Iraq, President Barack Obama has spoken by phone to former...

Republican Hypocrisy and the Proposed Islamic Center

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

It appears that, for the far right, the import of local opinion and the ability for local communities to make decisions for themselves only applies in communities that agree with the values of the far right.

The Death Toll Does Not Lie -- Afghanistan Is Obama's War

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

Total U.S. deaths in Afghanistan have doubled in Afghanistan under President Obama, and when the next U.S. soldier is reported dead, the majority of U.S. deaths in Afghanistan will have occurred under President Obama.

Bold New World: Reflections on Netroots Nation 2010

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

Beware the myth of the monolith -- we netroots activists come from all walks of American life to do the hard work of creating harmony from cacophony in a tradition as patriotic as our country's motto, E Pluribus Unum.

Jonathan Alter's 'The Promise': Barney Frank To Hank Paulson 'F**k You! F**K You!'

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The leaked portions of Newsweek scribe Jonathan Alter's "The Promise," which details President Obama's first year in office and is due out in May 18,...

I'll Just Stick to the Math!

Iris Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Iris Mack

I decided I needed to do something instead of just sitting around complaining about how we were getting ripped off by Wall Street, so I threw my two cents into the debate about the economy by writing my first Huffington Post blog.

Frustrated by the Kagan Hearings? Blame Tom Daschle

Asher Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Asher Smith

Reaching for a way to impact judicial nominations while in the minority, Democrats during the Bush administration agreed upon a strategy of fighting Bush's nominees based upon ideology as opposed to qualifications.

Peggy Noonan's Shameless Attempt To Rewrite (Her Own) History

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

War hawks like Peggy Noonan have to find some way to wipe the slate clean. They have to at least try to rewrite history because if they let the true facts go unchallenged, that means liberal doves were right about U.S. foreign policy.