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A Pox on Both Their Houses: Political Conventions and Shakespearean Theater

Gareth_Price | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
Gareth_Price

But these are distractions and side-plots to be dealt with later. What matters right now is whether Hillary is electable. In the face of the dire necessity of averting Trump's all-too-realistic portrayal of megalomaniac Richard III, Hillary is the only option.

Don't Be Fooled By The RNC/DNC Bubble: Criminalization Of Protest Continues Unabated

Kris Hermes | Posted 08.02.2016 | Politics
Kris Hermes

Now that the dust has settled from the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, officials from Cleveland and Philadelphia are falling over themselves to praise the police response to political protests.

Me or We?

Ryan Phipps | Posted 08.02.2016 | Religion
Ryan Phipps

COFFEE SPILLS I spend all day on Fridays with my son, a 1.5 year-old and my daughter, a 3.5 year-old. These are days filled with fun, love, chaos, a...

Hillary Clinton's Acceptance Speech As Seen By The Algorithms

Robin Raskin | Posted 08.01.2016 | Politics
Robin Raskin

Last week, we ran a software analysis on clarity of speech and word usage for Donald Trump's acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention. Now, it's Hillary's turn.

How Donald Trump Won The Convention Battle

The Huffington Post | S.V. Dáte | Posted 07.28.2016 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA – It was a tale of two swing-state cities. Cleveland, where Republican Donald Trump’s official presidential nomination was marred by ...

The Greatest Enemy Of Our Time

Ryan Phipps | Posted 07.27.2016 | Religion
Ryan Phipps

AN OLD STORY In the third chapter of The Book Of Daniel, there's a familiar story that you may have heard as a child. The antagonist of the story is...

The Real Winner at the Republican National Convention--The Reptilian Brain

Matthew Fox | Posted 07.25.2016 | Politics
Matthew Fox

Undergoing the RNC Convention I felt like I was witnessing an Orgy of the Reptilian Brain. Words that come to mind are the following: Venom; hatred; anger; denial (not a word spoken about the most important issue of our time, climate change or any other issue about a world other than the human world); anthropocentric narcissism and so on.

The Most Heartwarming Image From The Republican National Convention

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.20.2016 | Good News

It’s been dubbed the “most divisive” Republican National Convention ever. But amid the fear-mongering and the protests, one image has emerged t...

Bill Maher: Donald Trump Stole His RNC Speech From A 'Saw' Movie

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 07.23.2016 | Comedy

Bill Maher says Melania wasn’t the only Trump plagiarizing on the stump at the Republican National Convention. The “Real Time” host joked that h...

Trump's Acceptance Speech As Seen By The Algorithms

Robin Raskin | Posted 07.25.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

The tech-savvy (except Peter Thiel) have shown no love for the newly announced Republican candidate throughout the nominating process. I figured it was time to look at Trump's speech in the tech world's own lingo.

Leadership And The Shadow: Learning From The 2016 Election

Kathleen Schafer | Posted 07.22.2016 | Politics
Kathleen Schafer

For the next four months, and perhaps the next four years, the Americans will be in a dance, not just with Donald Trump, but with the dark side of America's psyche.

Latinos For Trump: A Sad Spectacle

Raul A. Reyes | Posted 07.22.2016 | Latino Voices
Raul A. Reyes

According to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, 76 percent of Latinos support Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump. Only 14 percent of Latinos said they back Trump.

OMG, Donald Trump Thinks He's Batman

Jon Deutsch | Posted 07.22.2016 | Politics
Jon Deutsch

As common as it is for people to make our Presidents into superheroes or supervillains, the reality is that Presidents have limited power based on our Constitutional framework and separation of powers.

What I Realized When Trump Said He Would Protect LGBTQ People

Kevin Thornton | Posted 07.22.2016 | Queer Voices
Kevin Thornton

Trump is saying their nasty little secret thoughts out loud and allowing them feel ok about it. More than ok. Emboldened.

How The Republican Party Resembles The Cleveland Browns

John A. Tures | Posted 07.22.2016 | Sports
John A. Tures

Unless you're old enough to join AARP, you probably don't know that the Cleveland Browns used to be a great football franchise, just as the GOP used to be a dominant political party.

Obama Fact-Checks Trump’s Convention Speech

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Klein | Posted 07.22.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Friday responded to the end of the Republican National Convention by saying, “some of the fears that were expressed throug...

We Got A Hold Of Trump's RNC Speech Notes, Aaaaaaand We're Doomed

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 07.22.2016 | Comedy

Well that was quite an RNC speech by Der Führer Donald Trump, huh? The great thing about a Trump speech is that it’s all inclusive. No matter your ...

The Honest Abe Pledge

Stephen H. Dinan | Posted 07.22.2016 | Politics
Stephen H. Dinan

Trump's lack of commitment to telling the truth simply must be addressed not only for the good America, but for the good of the Republican Party, which will otherwise face a real corrosion in the American people's faith in its moral compass.

How the Media Allows Hatemonger Donald Trump to Appear 'LGBTQ'-Friendly

The Huffington Post | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 09.04.2016 | Queer Voices

“For one thing, just look at his VP running mate,” Ben Carson told me with a smile this week at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Clevel...

The RNC's 'Great Lie' About K-12 Education

David A. Pickler | Posted 07.22.2016 | Education
David A. Pickler

In his eloquent and powerful speech in support of his father, Donald Trump Jr. said it. Governor Mike Pence (R-IN) said it. Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich echoed it. That 'great lie' is the ruse of school "choice."

How Do We Lift Up Love Over Hate In This Angry Election Season?

Jim Wallis | Posted 07.22.2016 | Politics
Jim Wallis

The nature of our public discourse is a very important test for the moral health of a nation. The civility of that public discussion and debate should be a central concern; the kinds of people who are denigrated or lifted up is critical. Even how opponents are treated is indicative of both the public and personal character of political leaders.

Was Ted Cruz's RNC Speech Political Suicide Or Political Preservation?

Jesse Andreozzi | Posted 07.22.2016 | Politics
Jesse Andreozzi

Let me be clear, I'm no fan of Cruz. My political beliefs and values couldn't be further from his. Yet, I fully support his bold move on the convention stage. It takes guts to hold fast to your convictions in the face of intense opposition.

Tweeters Blast Donald Trump's RNC Speech Using Just 4 Simple Words

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 07.22.2016 | Politics

It may be hard to determine the key themes of Donald Trump’s speech at the Republican National Convention, given that it went on and on... and on. B...

Elizabeth Warren Blasts '2-Bit Dictator' Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 07.22.2016 | Politics

Elizabeth Warren tore into Donald Trump over his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention. The Democratic senator from Massachusetts, w...

Photoshop Armageddon Breaks Out Over Image Of Trump's Family

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 07.22.2016 | Politics

Let the battle commence. No, not for the White House, but over this image of Donald Trump and his family shooting daggers at Ted Cruz for not endorsi...