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Aaron Sankin

Oakland May Lose Control Of Its Troubled Police Force In Mere Weeks

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.27.2012 | San Francisco

Nearly a decade after the city of Oakland was first threatened with losing control of its police force, Judge Thelton Henderson has severely curtailed...

Oakland Opens Investigation Into Police Conduct At Occupy Protests

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.22.2011 | San Francisco

In the wake of violent clashes between the Oakland Police Department and Occupy Oakland protestors that shocked the nation, the city of Oakland has la...

June 22, 1898: Rough Riders Land in Cuba

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

I took a trip down to the Teddy Roosevelt house museum. While I was there, I learned that when we think of our TR, we should immediately think of gold and dollar bills, because he was LOADED.

Take Off That Hat, Dick Cheney

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Bonifer

The Bush Gang was not the first to appropriate cowboy iconography for politics, but since they did, to be called a cowboy has, almost impossibly it seems to me, become some kind of slur.