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Rick Perry, Say "Bye Bye"

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 08.21.2015 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Coming off his embarrassingly disastrous "oops" run for the presidency four years ago, Rick Perry announced this week that most staffers will no longer receive salaries due to much lower than expected financial donations in his current crawl to the highest office in the land.

Mar-A-Lago, the TRUMP Winter White House

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 08.11.2015 | Entertainment
Sugar Rautbord

Everyone is talking Trump. The no-holds-barred billionaire businessman has riled up discontented conservatives and brought to light policy concerns th...

Donald Trump's Three-Ring Circus

Dave Spencer | Posted 08.04.2015 | Entertainment
Dave Spencer

These debates are high-stakes card games and pragmatic Republicans need to stand up and firmly bid No Trump before he tarnishes the GOP brand even further. While Trump can't be ignored, he can be exposed.

Gerasene Demoniac Announces Presidential Bid

Rev. Chris Glaser | Posted 07.16.2015 | Religion
Rev. Chris Glaser

Unrestrained by the moderates of either ruling party of Gerasa, Mr. Legion has announced (howled, really) that he will run for president of the country, declaring that its dysfunctional government must be replaced by his Lunatic Fringe if it is to accomplish what the people really want.

Donald Trump's Latino Employees Resent His Anti-Immigrant Remarks

Reuters | Posted 07.13.2015 | Latino Voices

By Laila Kearney and Sebastien Melo NEW YORK, July 12 (Reuters) - From the nearest bus stop, workers navigate about a mile of overgrown...

Ten Reasons Why Obama Should Travel to Armenia on April 24

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.30.2015 | World
Harut Sassounian

Armenia's President Serzh Sargsyan has invited several world leaders to Yerevan on April 24 to commemorate the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide. Here are 10 reasons why Air Force One should make an auspicious landing in Yerevan's Zvartnots International Airport on April 24.

Trump May Run

Jeff Danziger | Posted 06.14.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Happy Birthday to the World's Weirdest Comic: Professor Irwin Corey, the Gibberish Maven

Myra Chanin | Posted 09.29.2012 | Weird News
Myra Chanin

At the ripe age of either 98 (per Wikipedia) or 100 (per his faded driver's license), Professor Irwin Corey, "The World's Foremost Authority," is still a man of many words, usually multisyllabic and unintelligible.

NAACP Misses Major Opportunity With Mitt Romney

Mike Green | Posted 09.16.2012 | Black Voices
Mike Green

I'm saddened by the NAACP's missed opportunity to engage in a real discussion and debate with Mr. Romney. My hope is the NAACP is interested in engaging in such an ongoing discussion with both Republican and Democratic parties in the near future.

The Quest for the Perfect Political Panacea

Tom Gerdy | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics
Tom Gerdy

I didn't want it to come to this, but I have been pushed to my limit. I am announcing my candidacy for the presidency of the United States of America....

Rick Santorum's Wildly False Claim About California Schools

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.03.2012 | College

Presidential candidate Rick Santorum claimed on Monday that most public universities in the University of California system do not offer American hist...

President and CEO? Beware of the "Businessman in Chief"

Todd Brewster | Posted 05.01.2012 | Business
Todd Brewster

In a world of gray hues, Romney's appeal as a businessman-politician is refreshingly black and white. You profit or you don't. But beware: this superficial characterization overlooks critical differences between business and politics.

Joe Biden: It's Santorum Vs. America

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.01.2012 | College

Vice-president Joe Biden doesn't think there's anyone who agrees with presidential hopeful Rick Santorum when it comes to higher education. Biden, ...

Newt-Themed Sleepover With NYU College Republicans

Posted 02.13.2012 | College

Photos have surfaced of some enthusiastic young women who back former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, and held a sleepover to prove it. The girls are all...

Presidential Candidate Promises Ponies For All

The Huffington Post | Allie Compton | Posted 01.10.2012 | Comedy

Yes, he's running for president; yes, he's real; and yes, he wants to give you a pony. Dental puns and glitter-bombs were flying at this year's Le...

Michele Bachmann Blows Off Radio Interview For Fox News

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) was a no-show for a South Carolina radio interview Monday, choosing instead to hit up Fox...

Christina Wilkie

WATCH: No Love? Gloria Cain's Uncertainty Speaks Volumes | Christina Wilkie | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In her first national interview since her husband announced his bid for the presidency, Gloria Cain missed a crucial opportunity to whol...

Howard Fineman

Jon Huntsman 'The Best He's Ever Been' | Howard Fineman | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. -- Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman's aides were ecstatic in the spin room after the debate, and they had reason to be: Their man tur...

Howard Fineman

Karl Rove Created Rick Perry -- Now Can He Stop Him? | Howard Fineman | Posted 10.19.2011 | Politics

Karl Rove won't say it aloud, but he is afraid of Rick Perry: afraid that the smack-talking Texas governor will wreck the GOP's chances of winning the White House and the Senate in 2012.

The War Must Not Go On!

Jim Wallis | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

The president has announced that after an initial drawdown in Afghanistan, the remaining troops will be withdrawn "at a steady pace" going into 2014. But that's not good enough. President Obama had an opportunity to pivot his policy on the war and he didn't take it.

Friday Talking Points [161] -- April Fools

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

To clarify that title: when you pull a prank on this particular day, you're supposed to reveal yourself as the prankster by yelling "April Fools!" (or...

Huckabee Gets His Facts Wrong

Erin Medlicott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Erin Medlicott

Mike Huckabee, trying to promote Palin and insult Biden at the RNC, illustrates one thing: he can't do math.