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Healthcare and Financial Disaster: We All Know Someone, Even the President

Vivian Norris | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Vivian Norris

Many many Americans have known and still do know people who have become fragile economically because they fell ill. People should not have to spend their last days worrying about health care costs. We are a civilized nation and now we are beginning to act like one.

You Have to Be Really Stupid to Stir Up This Hornet's Nest: Pro-choice Women in Texas Angry as Hell

Vivian Norris | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics
Vivian Norris

People will be talking about Senator Davis' filibuster for many years to come. Those who have made, and will make the trip to the capitol in Austin to make their voices heard, will become politicized forever. They will not forget the energy and solidarity which we have witnessed.

Birthers Pick New Target

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

The birther movement is now targeting Chief Justice John Roberts for impeachment if he swears in President Barack Obama for a second term later this m...

Even Birthers Don't Believe Jerome Corsi Anymore

Terry Krepel | Posted 12.24.2012 | Media
Terry Krepel

He's still at it, but he's no more truthful now than he was then -- and even the birthers are catching on.

New Book About Obama's Mother Stirs Controversy

Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics

A new book about the life of Barack Obama's mother is casting doubt on an anecdote shared by the president during his 2008 election campaign and subse...

Dear Mr. President, I Wish I Had Known...

Wendell Potter | Posted 07.12.2011 | Business
Wendell Potter

Like many others, I've heard President Obama talk about his mother's insurance problems during her final months in 1995. But I didn't realize until now that the company she was pleading with was CIGNA, the one I used to work for.

Jason Linkins

Daily Mail Launches Weird Attack On Obama's Father

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.29.2011 | Media

Here's a clever thing the the U.K.'s Daily Mail did in response to the release of Obama's long-form birth certificate: a brief little item on how Obama's father was a "slippery character." Gathered in this brief are a range of things attesting to the senior Obama's youthful shadiness, including a whiff of polygamy and the fact that his University of Hawaii student advisor noted that he was chasing a lot of tail at college and "cautioned him about his playboy ways." It's implied that the former charge was briefly considered "as a grounds to deny him a visa extension;" the latter basically describes almost every man you ever met at college.

Dear President Obama: Channel Your Mother, Immediately!

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

Please President Obama...don't listen to the banking tennis buddies...channel Stanley Ann, that vibrant spirit watching over you! She is in you and you will do the right thing.

President Obama, His Mother Ann Dunham and the Nobel Peace Prize

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vivian Norris

Obama will be thinking of his mother as he receives the highest honor our world can bestow on a living human being. It is a global recognition of not only the hope he brings but what the future can become.

Mormons Baptized Obama's Mother: CONFIRMED

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABC News has confirmed reports that Mormons posthumously baptized President Obama's mother five months before the election. The Church of Jesus Chris...

Obama's Mother May Have Been Posthumously Baptized By Mormons Without Consent

AMERICAblog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A reader contacted me last week, saying that last year, in the heat of the presidential campaign, the Mormons had posthumously baptized Barack Obama's...

The Obama Presidency and the Triumph of the Single Parent

Jason Notte | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jason Notte

Obama and his mother benefited not only from their own unique gifts, but from the willingness of Dunham's parents to assist in the process.

Don't Forget Your Mother, Barack

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

A native Kansan who learned several languages, including Russian, Urdu, Spanish, Javanese and Bahasa Indonesia, Barack Obama's mother existed outside of the box of traditionalism.

Obama Ad That Touches On Mother's Cancer Released In More States

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign announced today that it will play the ad titled "Mother" in Ohio and Texas. In the ad Obama discusses his mother's struggled to pay...