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HuffPost Book Review: Republican Gomorrah

Jane Smiley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jane Smiley

Republican Gomorrah is full of crimes--both those we've already heard of, such as Abramoff's and Ted Haggard's, and those we haven't.

Hypocrisy in High Places

Ruth Bettelheim, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ruth Bettelheim, Ph.D.

When we repress important needs and desires so severely that we are unable to accept them as a part of ourselves, we give up the possibility of a controlled, thoughtful response to them.

The Republican Summer Olympics of 2009

Gary Cohan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Cohan

Republicans' private embraces are often in complete contradistinction with their own oft-trumpeted, Biblically-mandated "moral" guidelines for the rest of us.

Inside Out: Hate is Scorched in this Book's Glaring Sunshine

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Gregory

For even the most religious reader, this coffee table book brings the dark, drag subculture out of the closet.

Note To Spitzer: Gremilns?!

Lionel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

No arena has been spared its own blemish and moral hiccup. Sports, entertainment, politics, the clergy -- name it.

Ted Haggard, Wife Gayle To Appear On "Divorce Court"

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Former evangelical pastor Ted Haggard and his wife are planning another TV appearance, this time to talk about their m...

Why Limbaugh Is Right to Oppose Obama's Economic Policies

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh wants Barack Obama's economic policies to fail. He said it, he said it again, and he said it again at CPAC. Limbaug...

Ted Haggard: Say Hello To My Little Friend "Ted Two"

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lisa Derrick

Now it becomes clearer what the Haggards meant when they assured Oprah and America they had a great sex life.

Compassion and Criticism

Sam Greenfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Greenfield

One day, Ted Haggard may be the first gay evangelical minister. One day those of his faith may come forward and open the closet door and find peace. I wish all this for him.

Some Sympathy for Ted Haggard

Michael Shermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Shermer

To find peace and happiness in life you have to be true to yourself, and herein lies Pastor Ted's conflict: Being true to himself meant being in absolute conflict with his religion, which was also his livelihood.

Third Screen: An Interview with Alexandra Pelosi

Vickie Karp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vickie Karp

Alexandra Pelosi spoke about Americans she has met on the far right who are devastated by the loss of John McCain, feel a dream has been lost, and why all of this matters to liberals.

"Ted Haggard is working hard to tell the truth"

Joan Garry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joan Garry

Ted told the truth about something on Good Morning America. He said he is back in the spotlight because "I needed to say I am sorry." OK, I'm ready. The gay community is ready.

Ted Haggard, Oprah Interview: Haggard And Wife Discuss Gay Sex Scandal (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

***SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO*** Disgraced Pastor ted Haggard's fall from grace was swift and devastating. Once one of America's most influential religio...

Grant Haas: Ted Haggard Masturbation Witness Speaks

AP | ERIC GORSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A young man who formerly attended New Life Church says that then-pastor Ted Haggard performed a sex act in front of hi...

Ted Haggard Sex, Drugs, Bribery Scandals: The Full Timeline

Colorado Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Need a scorecard to keep track of the latest Ted Haggard-New Life Church scandals? We've got you covered. Click on the headlines to read the full st...

Ted Haggard's Wife, Gayle, Discusses Husband's Same-Sex Attraction

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO — Former evangelical pastor Ted Haggard's wife says she knew about his struggles with same-sex attraction for years and felt he was "win...

Ted Haggard New Gay Sex Allegations

AP | ERIC GORSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DENVER — Disgraced evangelical leader Ted Haggard's former church disclosed Friday that the gay sex scandal that caused his downfall extends to ...

Pelosi Reached Out To Ted Haggard After Sex Scandal

U.S. News And World Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ted Haggard, the megachurch pastor and National Association of Evangelicals president felled by a gay sex and drugs scandal in 2006, says that House S...

Ted Haggard HBO Documentary: Disgraced Evangelical Will Promote Film, Admit Struggles With Sexuality

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fallen evangelical leader Ted Haggard, who was disgraced by a gay sex/meth scandal in 2006, is back — and he's taking his story to HBO in a docu...

Ted Haggard, Disgraced Pastor, Returns As Christian Businessman

AP | ERIC GORSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Earlier this month, a guest took the pulpit at Open Bible Fellowship in Morrison, Ill., a 350-member church surrounded by cornfields. The speaker was ...

It's Time for a War on the War on the "War on Christmas"

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

I would like to see a country where we don't seek to make non-Christian citizens feel like they are not part of the national fabric by pointing out to them, again and again, that they are different than a majority.

Ted Haggard Breaks His Silence For First Time Since Gay Scandal

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ted Haggard, the disgraced former evangelical leader, recently broke his silence on the second anniversary of the scandal that brought him down. The ...

Did You Hear The One About Barack Obama And.....

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Joseph

The media's collective failure means that for the next four years we will have a cottage industry of Obama rumormongering that will make Bill Clinton and Vince Foster look like child's play.

Ted Haggard Quits New Life 'Restoration Team'

Colorado Confidential | Cara DeGette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Technically, it only took three weeks of intensive "restoration" a full year ago to make Ted Haggard a "complete heterosexual." But on Tuesday night, ...