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Does the Religious Right Really Care about Children?

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nathaniel Frank

In anointing themselves the champions of "family values" and protectors of vulnerable children, religious conservatives have had little to say when confronted with the undeniable existence of actual gay families -- particularly kids with LGBT parents.

New Nutrition Guidelines: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 12.22.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

A committee commissioned by the Institute of Medicine just released its report on front-of-pack nutrition guidance. The recommendations are good in that they may help prevent the food industry from doing bad. The recommendations are bad if they forestall the implementation of superior approaches. And the recommendations are downright ugly if...

Lessons Learned From the Ark

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 09.21.2011 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

As we take stock of the current state of America's children and the desperate need to change direction for the future, some ancient wisdom can give us a blueprint for setting sail and getting our children to safe harbor.

The State of America's Children

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 09.14.2011 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

As the president and Congress struggle to find a way to lower the budget deficit and to raise the debt ceiling before we default on our debt for the first time in history, I hope they will stay away from further cuts in essential food, health, education, and other supports children need.

Was Afghanistan Aid A Huge Waste Of Money?

LA Times | Posted 08.17.2011 | Politics

U.S. officials had pledged to improve the aid program begun by the George W. Bush administration. But pouring more money into Afghanistan has only und...

New Report: Catholics More Supportive Of Gay And Lesbian Rights Than General Public, Other Christians

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

WASHINGTON, DC -- Catholics are more supportive of gay and lesbian rights than the general public and other Christians, according to a new report rele...

White House Report on Women Has Crappy News (VIDEO)

Erin Gibson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Erin Gibson

For 40 years women thought they were getting paid less than men, but short of digging pay stubs out of garbage cans, didn't really have hard evidence. Until now.

Thank You, Joe Lieberman

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Without the work of Reid, Obama, Pelosi, and yes, even Joe Lieberman, DADT would not have been repealed this weekend -- and would be in place for the foreseeable future, with a new Republican House about to take control.

The Lame Duck Window

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Democrats have the choice of making a final push to see some of their agenda items pass before Republicans take over the House, or they can shrug their shoulders and not even try.

The Unforgiving Line between Persecution, Protection, and Limbo

Human Rights First | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights First

by Annie Sovcik Advocacy Counsel, Human Rights First Deadlines are everywhere - income taxes must be filed by April 15th to avoid a penalty from the ...

Lucia Graves

GOP Says Health Care Reforms Have Failed After Three Months

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Three months after health care reform was first rolled out, House Republicans are claiming that the legislation has not lived up to promises. In a re...

Most Guantanamo Bay Detainees Were Low-Level Fighters, Report Confirms

New York Times | Charlie Savage | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The 48 Guantánamo Bay detainees whom the Obama administration has decided to keep holding without trial include several for whom there is no evidence...

Sunscreens With Vitamin A May Accelerate Skin Cancer: FDA Knows Of Link

AOL News | Andrew Schneider | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (May 24) -- Almost half of the 500 most popular sunscreen products may actually increase the speed at which malignant cells develop and spr...

Top Businesses Cause $2.2 Trillion In Environmental Damage, report estimates

The Guardian | Juliette Jowit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The cost of pollution and other damage to the natural environment caused by the world's biggest companies would wipe out more than one-third of their ...

Iraqi Police Contract Flaws Raise Questions About Afghan Effort

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By Christine SpolarHuffington Post Investigative Fund In a report that offers lessons for the growing war in Afghanistan, the inspector general overs...

Stimulus Saved, Created 388,000 Jobs, According To Early Reports

USA Today | By Brad Heath and Matt Kelley, USA TODAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

States have reported using stimulus money to create or save more than 388,000 jobs so far this year, buttressing the Obama administration's claim that...

Video: GOP's Massachusetts Momentum

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Discussing whether Scott Brown's Massachusetts momentum will stop spending in Washington, with Charlie Cook, Cook Political Report and Larry Sabato, U...

American Consumer Masses Agree: It Fish Time!

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Following approved article contains: Report on big hot trend sweeping the palates of American consumers; Evidence of deliciousness and ease of consump...

Sam Stein

GOP Pushed For Incomplete Health Care Study, Then Politicized It: Hill Dems

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Monday afternoon, critics of a major health care overhaul seized on a report from the Congressional Budget Office showing that a Democratic reform ...

Who's Missing in the Big "Green" Conversation?

Ben Hecht | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ben Hecht

Many cities seem to be missing the critical aspect of including low-income and under-served urban areas as part of their efforts to reduce their carbon footprints.

Hathaway Advocates Direct White House Role on Cybersecurity

Dygest.net | Dygest.net | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Endorsing a viewpoint that's been gaining currency in the security industry, President Obama's acting senior director for cyberspace Wednesday called ...

A 60-Second Trailer of the 60-Day Report on Cybersecurity

Dygest.net | Dygest.net | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The leader of a major US government review of cyber security told computer defense professionals on Wednesday that protecting the country online would...

Support John Conyers' Truth Commission

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Are you frustrated by all the "we need to look forward, not backward" language from Barack Obama and other Democratic leaders? Well, now you can do something about it.

What Did Obama Know, And When Did He Know it?

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The Blago-Emanuel and by extension Obama connect in itself would normally be little more than a pinprick distraction except for the long history of corrupt Chicago style wheeling and dealing.

Friday Talking Points [51] -- Some Positivity

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While we're all waiting for someone to leak the Palin Troopergate Report (which is reminiscent of waiting for "Fitzmas" during the whole Scooter Libby...