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Austerinomics, the Anti-Growth Orthodoxy

Harlan Green | Posted 07.07.2013 | Business
Harlan Green

Once again, Karl Rove/GW Bush attempted to turn the clock back to the beginning of the 19th century, and we are now living with the consequences--wars and budget deficits without end. It's hard to see what form a new nationalism will take, until and unless a new Teddy Roosevelt comes along.

David Stockman's Crony Capitalism

Harlan Green | Posted 06.09.2013 | Business
Harlan Green

David Stockman's New York Times 'rant' glorifies the gold standard and denigrates government for standing in the way of putting "free markets and genuine wealth creation back into capitalism." In fact, Stockman would return us to an earlier era of crony capitalism.

WATCH: 45 Things You Didn't Know About Presidents

Posted 03.28.2013 | Comedy

In this video from Mental Floss, John Green tells 45 facts about presidents that even the biggest presidential trivia nuts may not have known about. L...

Inside the President's Climate Toolbox, Part 2

William S. Becker | Posted 04.08.2013 | Green
William S. Becker

Now, as FDR concluded about the Great Depression, climate disruption is invading the United States like a foreign enemy. It is inflicting physical damages, loss of life and growing burdens on federal spending and the economy.

Congress at the Crossroads

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

The sorry performance of the 112th Congress brought the perception of this once-esteemed body to what is probably an all-time low. If the 113th replicates the behavior of the 112th, Congress' prestige will be driven so far underground that it will never again be resurrected.

A Silver Lining to the Ban on Russia-to-U.S. Adoptions

John M. Simmons | Posted 03.06.2013 | Parents
John M. Simmons

In 2005, my wife, Amy, and I adopted three children from Russia. As we were wrapping up those adoptions, we saw a document indicating that our new daughters had older siblings. It took us another year and a half to locate them, but they are now part of our family of eleven, too.

5 Modern Presidents Over 200 Pounds

Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living

When Barbara Walters asked New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie whether he is too fat to become president, Christie dismissed the question as "ridiculous," ...

Is Life Insurance an 'Entitlement?'

Donald Sutherland | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics
Donald Sutherland

If you don't think it is, then how in the devil did the Republicans manage to persuade the Democrats that Social Security is!

The Power of the President

Mike Lux | Posted 01.27.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

It's not just legal action that is important here either: the regulations being written right now under Dodd-Frank will go a long ways toward either helping or hurting our chances of getting back on the path to a strong economy.

A Stirring Populist Triumph

Mike Lux | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

This is the most firmly pro-middle class, tough on Wall Street and big business Senate class we've had in a long time, and I couldn't be more excited.

Who Was The Greenest President?

Posted 09.21.2012 | Green

Who was America's greenest commander-in-chief? A recent list from Canadian-based media company and "clean capitalism" advocates Corporate Knights rank...

Stumbling With No Stick: The GOP Betrayal of Teddy Roosevelt

Charles B. Schudson | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics
Charles B. Schudson

Roosevelt declared that the GOP must stand "for the rights of humanity, or else it must stand for special privilege." Addressing the GOP convention in 2012, he would be sickened.

Gore Vidal: Remembering A Brilliant, Controversial Legend of the Sort We Don't Foster Any More

William Bradley | Posted 10.03.2012 | Books
William Bradley

The current scene isn't producing writers like Gore Vidal, one of the towering writers and cultural figures of the post-World War II era. So his passing Tuesday in Los Angeles, where he lived most of the past decade, marks a sad cultural milestone.

Trust-busting

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 09.24.2012 | Business
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

There is no task that is more important to the future of the country. Trust-building must be job number one for those who love America and are committed to keeping it the greatest nation on earth.

Miley Cyrus Gets New Tattoo With Jerry Sandusky Connection

Chris Kelly | Posted 09.10.2012 | Entertainment
Chris Kelly

I guess I'd feel sort of silly if I got a tattoo about how great I was, and it turned out it also described how Jerry Sandusky felt about how great he was. But then, I've never been in the arena.

Governor Chris Christie: Would He Overshadow Romney as VP?

Robert Guttman | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics
Robert Guttman

Christie, who is certainly an impressive speaker in person, would be a plus for Romney and the Republicans. But he is probably too lively and outspoken to make it on the ticket.

Are We Now a One-Party System?

Pearl Korn | Posted 09.08.2012 | Politics
Pearl Korn

The Progressive Republican Party of Teddy Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln is long dead and buried. For the past 40 years, their crude replacements have conducted an unrelenting assault on our nation's democracy, values, humanity and rights.

New Presidential Restaurant Planned To Honor Teddy Roosevelt

Posted 08.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The nation's capital is getting a new presidential-themed restaurant. As The Washington Post's Tom Sietsema reported on Tuesday, Alan Po...

Obama vs. The Robber Baron: The Gloves Must Come Off

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

The business model that Romney oversaw at Bain, especially the Leveraged Buyout, was questionable at best and destructive at worst, and he cannot pretend that the dangers of Bain's investment methods were unknown to him.

Elizabeth Warren Will Lead

Brent Budowsky | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

In a Washington full of revolving-door sellouts who effortlessly glide between special-interest sinecures and government jobs earning personal fortunes on the payroll of the 1 percent, Elizabeth Warren will never sell her public conscience for private wealth.

Elevating Ike: An Audiobook Review

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.29.2012 | Books
Tom Alderman

If you're a hardcore Democrat, this audiobook could turn you around about the man.

Teddy: The President and the Bear

Lauren Bush Lauren | Posted 04.19.2012 | Impact
Lauren Bush Lauren

This President's Day weekend, I would like to remember President 'Teddy' Roosevelt, and pay homage to his many legacies -- the teddy bear being one of them.

How Obama Can Win Big

Brent Budowsky | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

While President Obama lifts his presidency to champion the cause of jobs that are made in the USA, his Republican opponents stake their plans for powe...

Jennifer Bendery

White House Leans On Social Media For State Of The Union

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Days ahead of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, the White House on Friday unveiled a new web video and blog post mapp...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama To Channel Teddy Roosevelt In State Of The Union Address

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When he steps before a bicameral gathering of Congress next Tuesday night to deliver his fourth State of the Union Address, President Ba...