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Owner Adopts, Outfits Disabled Dog In Pooch 'Wheelchair'

Posted 05.07.2012 | Impact

Remaining active and optimistic, despite being confined to a wheelchair, Roosevelt-the-dog has proven to live up to his presidential namesake. Aft...

Think Again: How Classical Liberalism Morphed Into New Deal Liberalism

Eric Alterman | Posted 06.30.2012 | Politics
Eric Alterman

Classical liberalism is synonymous with a faith in reason, which had arisen out of the Enlightenment as a reaction to claims of divine rule by the clergy and royalty of the late Middle Ages.

Quote/Unquote

John O'Toole | Posted 06.25.2012 | Home
John O'Toole

My favorite quote remains Deep Throat's "follow the money" because it not only explains Watergate. It explains everything. Except possibly love and sex, and they really shouldn't be explained. Or studied. Or worse yet, turned into a how-to book or a documentary.

Was FDR Given Cocaine?

Steven M. Gillon | Posted 03.04.2012 | Books
Steven M. Gillon

While researching my new book I came across circumstantial evidence that FDR was treated on December 7, 1941, and perhaps on a regular basis throughout much of his presidency, with cocaine.

Roosevelt Explains It All to You, and to Obama

Jonathan Schmock | Posted 11.04.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Schmock

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Sputnik? New Frontier? Where Is the Historical Analogy for Green?

Michael Kanellos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Kanellos

In his State of the Union speech, President Obama said the U.S. had recently experienced a Sputnik moment in clean energy. That officially marked the 537th Sputnik moment of the last ten years.

Democracy's Drawback

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

America is a strong supporter of democracy worldwide. Except, of course, when we aren't. That piece of doublethink is the heart of the conundrum in which we now find ourselves in Egypt.

What Do Sondheim, Roosevelt And Vonnegut Have In Common?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"APOLLO'S ANGELS: A History of Ballet" by Jennifer Homans The New York Times Homans's accomplishment is akin to setting the most delicate and beautifu...

George W. Bush and Thanksgiving

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nigel Hamilton

Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness, and gratitude. I'm grateful that the "Bush Years" came to an end in January 2009, and a president took over wh...

Dispatches From Incredible 1934 Campaign: Dirtiest Race Ever Reaches Its Peak

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Greg Mitchell

The Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce today virtually ordered all member businesses to close up shop on Election Day and get out the vote for Merriam against Upton Sinclair in the California gubernatorial race.

Dispatches From Incredible 1934 Campaign: When FDR Sold Out Upton Sinclair

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

An official at one movie studio posted this sign next to a time clock: "If You Expect to Punch This a Week from Now Don't Vote for Sinclair."

Dispatches From Incredible 1934 Campaign: Kate Hepburn, FDR, Against Upton Sinclair

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

So far at this part in the '34 California gubernatorial race, Katharine Hepburn had refused to comment on the district attorney's investigation of political intimidation in Hollywood. But that didn't stop her father from speaking for her.

Dispatches From Incredible 1934 Campaign: Upton Sinclair Fights Back Against Hollywood Scare Tactics

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Greg Mitchell

Sinclair finally wrote an angry letter protesting unprecedented tactics by Irving Thalberg, Louis B. Mayer and others.

Dan Froomkin

AMERICA NEEDS JOBS Time For A New WPA

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(No. 8 in Huffington Post's America Needs Jobs series.) There is, of course, a precedent for the country facing a massive, sustained unemployment cri...

'Glenn Beck' Sponsor Goldline To Testify Before Congress

Mother Jones | Stephanie Mencimer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Glenn Beck's favorite gold company is getting hauled up to Capitol Hill Thursday for a grilling over its allegedly deceptive business practices. And t...

WATCH: Jon Stewart Talks Historic New York Heat Wave With Ed Kohn

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Jon Stewart talked with historian Edward Kohn last night about his new book, "Hot Time in the Old Town: The Great Heat Wave of 1896 and the Making of ...

Obama Poll Watch -- April, 2010

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama seems to have hit a plateau in his approval ratings, which have remained largely unchanged for the past three months. Could it be that we've all just made up our minds about the job the president is doing?

The F Word: Learning from Roosevelt(s)

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

The President has a Rooseveltian opportunity, columnist Frank Rich wrote this weekend. Teddy Roosevelt was on his mind: stand off against the Titans o...

Obama Poll Watch -- May, 2010

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Will Obama's presidency wind up charting a similar course as Carter, or will he recover as Reagan did? Only a fool would even contemplate making such a prediction at this point, that's all that really can be said.

CPAC Tea-tering On Irrelevance

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Will Nelligan I hate to admit it, but...

Haiti -- "Build Back Better"

Eli Attia | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eli Attia

As billions of dollars will be poured into Haiti's rebuilding, there's absolutely nothing anywhere that comes even close to what Roundhouse Technology offers in every respect.

Clinton And The Mortality Of The Democratic Party

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Will Nelligan In 2004, after he under...

Obama's Handling of Terror Threats: Inauguration Day and Today

Ashley Rindsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ashley Rindsberg

The press has been bubbling with commentary on Obama's handling of the "Christmas Bomber" incident to perhaps the same extent that the U.S. now seems to be bubbling with fresh terror attempts.

Online Gossip: Push It Back

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

In the past, if people dissented or trafficked in conspiracy theories, gossip and propaganda not too much damage was done.

Health Care Reform Struggle Will Not End This Year

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

No matter what healthcare bill passes, it is not going to remain static. It is going to be revisited again and again over the next few decades. That's how lawmaking works.