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What Obama Could Learn From Bipartisanship In The Bush Era

The New Republic | Noam Scheiber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Everyone remembers that George W. Bush's first tax cut was contentious when Congress considered it back in 2001. So contentious, in fact, that the Bus...

Barack Hussein Obama: Tiger or Pussy Cat?

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Henry Adams

Anyone with ideas to the contrary learned this week that Barack Obama cannot walk on water. But even if he could, it would do no good, not so far as his opponents are concerned.

Former Justice Department Attorney John Yoo Opposes Terror Trials in NYC

Heather Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Heather Robinson

For helping to provide the legal framework for the water boarding of KSM, Abu Zubaydah and Abd al-Rahim Nashiri, Yoo has been vilified as author of the "torture memos."

Are You There Barack? It's Me, David

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Unlike some mad men and mad women out there, we're not worried that you hate this country or are some kind of radical. Instead, we're worried the same calm restraint that helped you get elected has turned into a worrying political timidity.

Who's the CML Champ, Cheney or Gonzales?

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

Nobody listens to Alberto Gonzales in large part because, putting it charitably, he was not merely an unprincipled attorney general but an uninspired one. Of course, we also tune him out because we can't be sure he's telling the truth.

2010: The Year Main Street Sticks It to Wall Street and Washington

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

If anyone has ever dreamed of being an office holder, 2010 is the year to do it. There are going to be several situations where voters elect a complete unknown, just to express their anger about the incumbent.

Global Survey Says U.S. Now Most Admired Country In The World

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

This year's National Brand Index (NBI) -- a global survey ranking countries by how admired they are around the world -- has been released, and the U.S...

Obama Wins More Spending Cuts Than Bush

The Washington Times | Stephen Dinan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama notched substantial successes in spending cuts last year, winning 60 percent of his proposed cuts and managing to get Congress to ax s...

Echoes of Bush in Obama's Speech

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

There were moments during the speech last night when if you closed your eyes, imagined the grammar a little mangled and a few words mispronounced, you could have easily been listening to President Bush.

Huh? Conservatives Get Compassionate on White House, Dog Poop and Pot-Smoking

Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein

Fortunately for us uneasy many, President Bush is back. It's interesting to remember the guy's charmingly folksy side once again, without the worry that he's about to bomb Kazakhstan.

Bush Is Headline Speaker At 'Motivational Mega Show' With 'Inspirational Firepower'

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here's a surprising new tidbit for those wondering how George W. Bush is spending his time these days (besides using his blackberry and penning a memo...

Poll: 35% Of Republicans Want To Impeach Obama

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new poll released by Public Policy Polling Wednesday introduced some surprising numbers. Thirty-five percent of Republicans said that they would s...

Gorbachev: George H. W. Bush Called Reagan "Extreme" And GOP Supporters "Blockheads"

The Nation | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On September 23, Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel and her husband, Stephen F. Cohen, a contributing editor, interviewed former Soviet President Mik...

David Corn: Why Is Dick Cheney Helping Obama?

Politics Daily | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Why is Dick Cheney helping Barack Obama? I know they're cousins -- eighth cousins, to be precise -- but for a guy who seems to detest the president an...

Support Airport Officers This Holiday Season

María Elena Durazo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
María Elena Durazo

Transportation security officers truly are on the front line of defense. But, thanks to former President Bush, transportation security officers have been second-class employees.

George Bush Foundation Announcement (VIDEO)

AP/ The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The University of Virginia's Miller Center of Public Affairs will record an oral history of President George W. Bush's presiden...

Obama Should Go to Copenhagen

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Alexia Parks

If crisis offers an opportunity for rapid change, then Copenhagen is an opportunity that is ripe for Obama's global leadership.

American Foreign Policy Council's Ilan Berman Exhorts the West to Find its Backbone

Heather Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Heather Robinson

American leaders have a habit of voicing support for democracy movements and then abandoning their champions, failing to provide them with economic or strategic support.

President Obama's Response to Haiti's Earthquake

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martha St Jean

President Barack Obama promised the people of Haiti that they would not be "forsaken" or "forgotten." He is not only America's commander in chief, he is a true world leader.

White House Hanukkah Blues

Ira Forman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ira Forman

It's time to focus on what one GOP operative told me is the most important issue of the year for any Jewish organization in Washington, DC ... who gets to watch the lighting of the chanukia at the Obama's.

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Wants an Exit Strategy out of Afghanistan

Kathleen Wells, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Wells, J.D.

Congresswoman Barbara Lee gained international acclaim for being the only member in Congress who courageously voted against the authorization of the use of force following the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Bush: "I Did Not Sell My Soul"

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As part of a Canadian cross-country speaking tour, George W. Bush reminisced about the years of his presidency on Thursday, at a $400-a-seat steak lun...

U2's Music and Mission and My Kid's First Rock Concert

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Wallis

What I love about a U2 concert, headlined by the Irish tenor with the sunglasses, is how it achieves such a powerful combination of art and social justice, music and message; and all with such fun.

The Torture Report

Jameel Jaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jameel Jaffer

Five years after Abu Ghraib, the Defense Department is still withholding photographs showing prisoners being abused at other facilities, as well as interrogation directives used by special forces.

Defending Unpatriotic Racism

Robbie Gennet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robbie Gennet

They say the best offense is a good defense. Our only real defense against right wing insanity is to put them on the defense and keep them there.