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The President and the Privileged

Hayden Bixby | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics
Hayden Bixby

Even more tellingly, the people ahead of me in line had worked a graveyard shift in order to pay the $200 it cost them to attend. And they hadn't slept, because they drove up to Seattle from Tacoma right after work to get in line.

Could Gaddafi Scandal Bring Down Sarkozy?

Elena Ulansky | Posted 07.03.2012 | World
Elena Ulansky

The second round of the French campaign, a.k.a. "le second tour," fought between now and the runoff May 6 is indeed a compelling race. The main quest...

The President Is Also a CEO

Terry Newell | Posted 06.30.2012 | Politics
Terry Newell

Mitt Romney recently let his potential federal workforce know that he thinks they are overpaid. Any executive who took the CEO's job after announcing that his entire workforce was not worth much would not create the conditions for high performance.

11 Things You Didn't Know About U.S. Presidents

Nancy Gibbs | Posted 06.25.2012 | Home
Nancy Gibbs

At a time of deep political division, the presidents club is a place where members from both parties come together to get work done, rewrite their own histories, sometimes compete and squabble and fight--but also remind us of what political life can be.

Was Abraham Lincoln Gay?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

If the old adage that you "haven't made it until the gay rumors start" is true, then Jessie J. can rest easy this week. The British pop star, who i...

Rick Santorum Was Six Shots of Jäger Away From Being President

Beth Armogida | Posted 06.13.2012 | Comedy
Beth Armogida

Santorum probably could have become the Republican nominee if he just admitted that he drank a lot. Americans would understand. "Oh, Ricky just gets that way when he's hitting the bottle. He doesn't really mean it. Let him sleep it off."

How Far Do First Amendment Rights Go?

Aubree Eliza Weaver | Posted 06.11.2012 | College
Aubree Eliza Weaver

How are First Amendment rights different for people serving our country? Now, hear me out when I say that I'm rather torn on this issue.

Could Michelle Obama Be the First Woman President in 2020?

Mario Almonte | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics
Mario Almonte

Nothing in Michelle's current behavior suggests any inclination to continue in politics after her husband's departure from the Oval Office. That could change after Barack's re-election, when she no longer has to worry about affecting her husband's political career.

Brazil Could Have an Impact by Supporting Sachs' Reform Candidacy for the World Bank Presidency

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics
Mark Weisbrot

Poor countries such as Kenya and East Timor have risked punishment from Washington by nominating Sachs; Brazil is much less vulnerable and will have much more impact if it supports the first independent, qualified candidate for the job.

We're Not All Yahoos in Clovis, NM

Pam Atherton | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics
Pam Atherton

The good people of Clovis are horrified about what happened Tuesday night in our election. We are saddened by the broad brush that paints us in the same light as the man who was elected as mayor, David Lansford.

JFK And The So-Called Religious Issue

Steve Shaw | Posted 05.07.2012 | Religion
Steve Shaw

Kennedy stated that, "... I am not the Catholic candidate for president. I am the Democratic Party's candidate for president, who happens also to be a Catholic."

National Medal Awards at the White House

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

Every visit to the White House is special, but there is something very exciting about witnessing this event. Perhaps it is because I am a painter and I understand the years of work that went into what they have achieved and I can rejoice with them in their successes.

Crowdfunding Will Make The Next U.S. President

Kevin Lawton | Posted 04.30.2012 | Small Business
Kevin Lawton

A serious presidential contender will soon commit to a generous crowdfunding exemption. They don't have any choice. Because it's what people are demanding. And these people are the types who know how to effectively use social media.

A Conversation About Prayer With President Obama

Eugene Cho | Posted 04.25.2012 | Religion
Eugene Cho

I haven't been able to stop thinking about our short conversation -- and a sense of the burden and weight of his job and the "calling" of the Presidency.

PHOTOS: 50 States, 50 Presidential Sites

Lonely Planet | Posted 04.21.2012 | Travel
Lonely Planet

Most folks go see a movie or spend another day on the ski slopes for Presidents Day. But there's least one worthy presidential thing to do in every state of the US.

Chick Lit is Dead, Lover Lit is In

Warren Adler | Posted 04.15.2012 | Home
Warren Adler

Intimate Kennedy staffers have often told the story of the two girls in the typing pool, dubbed "Tweedledum" and "Tweedledee" who were called upon frequently to utilize their servicing skills for the president's needs.

Huffpost Valentine's Day UGH Endorses Newt Gingrich

Huffington Post | Lindsay | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home

We are at a crossroads in America. Either we can hang onto a president who clearly believes in love and long-lasting relationships and family values, ...

God Endorses Unknown Ohio Man for President

Spencer Green | Posted 04.10.2012 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Following months of speculation, God has endorsed Edward Brimball, a resident of Shaker Heights, Ohio, as president of the United States. "God would l...

Contraceptive Debate Reporting Omits Important Voices

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

You know what we have yet to see? A poll of the workers affected. Not a single "woman on the street" interview, not a single union representative, not a single spokesperson for the women themselves.

The Only Man in America that Obama Has Not Fooled Speaks Out

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics
Lloyd Chapman

If you stop listening to Obama read his speeches and start watching what he does, you realize he's anti-small business all the way.

Rescuing the American Dream

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

For decades, the cornerstone of fulfilling the American dream has been getting a good education. But that cornerstone has crumbled for millions of America's children.

Meat Pies, Football, Kangaroos and Holden Cars

Trish Mitchell | Posted 03.27.2012 | World
Trish Mitchell

It might not have the panache of a 4th of July, but today, the 26th of Jan, is Australia Day -- otherwise known as Vegemite, Beer and Barbeque Day, Wh...

State of the Union: Small Businesses Can Expect More of Obama's Failed Promises

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics
Lloyd Chapman

President Obama is one of the most anti-small business presidents in U.S. history and his policies have devastated the middle class economy. His policies have forced millions of small businesses to close their doors and millions more people to lose their jobs.

The Next President Must Have an Integrated Social Media Strategy

Daniel Burrus | Posted 03.17.2012 | Technology
Daniel Burrus

Romney has over 1.3 million Facebook "likes." That's powerful. But his Twitter followers are only around 200,000, and his YouTube subscribers are a measly 3,300. He's doing great in one area, but where's the rest?

President Obama's Claim About Shrinking Government is a Publicity Stunt

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 03.17.2012 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

President Obama's latest claim that he's going to shrink government by combining the Small Business Administration with the Department of Commerce is laughable.