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7 Habits Of People With Remarkable Mental Toughness

| Jeff Haden | Posted 08.04.2014 | Small Business

First, the definition: "The ability to work hard and respond resiliently to failure and adversity; the inner quality that enables individuals to wo...

'It's Not Toughness Republicans Love, It's Bullying'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

When President Obama told David Remnick last week that he "would not let [his] son play pro football," conservatives jumped at the chance to fit that ...

America Has a Macho Problem

Andrew Cotto | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics
Andrew Cotto

America has a macho problem. Too much of our culture is informed by the idea of manhood being defined by toughness. We love the idea of the bad ass as the good guy, doling out physical justice to those who have it coming.

Why Romney Will Beat Obama

Thomas de Zengotita | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics
Thomas de Zengotita

Our half-hearted applause for the much touted toughness of Obama's tone in recent weeks betrays one fact: it looks like an act. Obama has secured his coveted bipartisan consensus in a ruinous assessment of his character.


Craig K. Comstock | Posted 07.26.2011 | World
Craig K. Comstock

Does a new U.S. President need to show he is tough by threatening or committing a violent act? Some say it's dangerous not to.

Is This The End Of The "Tough Guy" President?

Ron Mwangaguhunga | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ron Mwangaguhunga

The testosterone party is over. And not a moment too soon. America is looking for another type of President, a multilateralist -- flexible, able to admit his or her error, self-examined, and intellectual.