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Daily News Calls Out The 'Brain Dead' Voters Of New Hampshire

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 02.09.2016 | Media

The New York Daily News is not amused with the people of New Hampshire. Following business mogul Donald Trump's double-digit win in the state's primar...

Christie and Rubio

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.09.2016 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Obama, Prayer, and Reason

Herb Silverman | Posted 02.09.2016 | Politics
Herb Silverman

I appreciate most of President Obama's remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington on February 3, and at the Maryland mosque the day before. However, in both venues President Obama ignored the growing elephant in our country, those of us who have no need for prayers

What Donald Trump and Football Can Teach Us About "Chained" Women

Avraham Bronstein | Posted 02.08.2016 | Religion
Avraham Bronstein

SCRANTON, Pa. (JTA) -- Following eight years of struggle, an Israeli mother named Adina Porat finally received a Jewish writ of divorce, or get, earli...

Zoolander And Hansel Are Ridiculously Clueless About Politics On 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 02.07.2016 | Comedy

Politics are so hot right now, even Derek Zoolander and Hansel are getting in on the action.  The fictional male models, played by actors Ben St...

Why Donald Trump Is Dangerous

Jerry Lanson | Posted 02.07.2016 | Politics
Jerry Lanson

Some of my liberal friends are secretly rooting for Donald Trump to win the Republican nomination. If he wins, they argue, Republicans will be crush...

Trump Wants Do-Over in Iowa

Daniel P. Collins | Posted 02.05.2016 | Politics
Daniel P. Collins

Throughout the early stages of this very strange presidential election, Donald Trump has made some outrageous comments that the professional pundit class -- and most sane people -- assumed would end his chances of winning.


Francis Levy | Posted 02.05.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

Civility is a tightrope walker. It's a word that connotes the kind of obligatory manners that are tantamount to hiding the truth or it can be an overa...

This Is Perhaps The Most Disturbing Part Of Donald Trump's Campaign

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 02.05.2016 | Black Voices

Donald Trump's presidential campaign is built around inherently racist and xenophobic ideas. So one student spent a day at a Trump rally to se...

Donald Trump's Unrequited Love Affair With The Huffington Post

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 02.03.2016 | Politics

It's no secret that the editors of The Huffington Post have a certain level of disdain for Donald Trump's Republican presidential candidacy. Trump cla...

The American Dream: Dead or Just on the Ropes?

David Rivera | Posted 02.03.2016 | Politics
David Rivera

The 2015 Harvard Institute of Politics "Survey Of Young Americans' Attitudes Towards Politics and Public Service" raised the question "Is the American Dream Alive"? The poll reveals that Donald Trump's supporters are less likely to answer the question positively.

The American Problem

Murray Rosenbaum | Posted 02.03.2016 | Teen
Murray Rosenbaum

In a powerful OpEd written by The NY Times Editorial Board, the numbers are painful. Nearly 12 million Syrians have left their homes. Of those 12 mill...

Former Staffer For Trump Campaign Files Sex Discrimination Complaint

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 02.02.2016 | Women

A former field organizer for Donald Trump recently filed a discrimination complaint which accused the GOP presidential candidate hopeful of paying hi...

Iowa Showed That Obama's Legacy Is at Stake

Ben LaBolt | Posted 02.02.2016 | World
Ben LaBolt

Ironically, Sanders, Cruz and Trump all make similar arguments: the system is rigged against average Americans; special interests and political "cronies" are reaping the rewards; and nothing short of a massive overhaul is in order. Extreme populism has been on the rise in Europe, and these candidates are attempting to foment a similar sentiment in the U.S.

How Trump Lost Iowa

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

Going forward, I do not see how Trump undoes the damage he inflicted on himself in Iowa. Not only has he unilaterally destroyed his narrative that he is a "winner," but he has now given the rapidly rising, if boyish, Rubio a clear path to victory.

Trump's Twitter Suggests He Actually Loves Fox News

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 02.01.2016 | Technology

Donald Trump keeps his friends close, at least on Twitter. He boasts almost 6 million Twitter followers, more than any other presidential candidate. B...

The Trump Virus

Mike Smith | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Mike Smith

The virus continues to spread.

Bernie Sanders' Playbook Is Straight Out of Canada

Diane M. Francis | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Diane M. Francis

Sanders proposes a health care system like Canada's, where health care for everyone is just as good at half the price because the middleman, Big Insurance, has been cut out of the picture. Even Donald Trump has said the Canadian health care system is good but that it may be too late to do in the U.S.

Tips for Talking Politics on Social Media

Kristin Battista-Frazee | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Kristin Battista-Frazee

Politics can be difficult to openly discuss with family, work colleagues or friends and how we use social media to engage in political conversations needs to be approached with tact.

Adele Tells Donald Trump To Stop Using Her Music

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 02.01.2016 | Entertainment

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has been playing Adele's music at his rallies without her permission. Now she's putting a stop ...

Without Rand Paul It Isn't a Debate, Trump or No Trump

Tom Mullen | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Tom Mullen

The whole purpose of this exercise is to determine the difference, if any, between the candidates seeking the presidency. Without Rand Paul, there isn't a difference to determine, not even with Trump.

Trump and Cruz Are the Worst Nightmare for the GOP, Not the Democrats

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 01.31.2016 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Trump and Cruz are the GOP's textbook Catch-22. One of them figures as a real possibility for the presidential nomination. For GOP leaders to not support them almost guarantees a flaming Election Day defeat. But to support them could mean the same.

Trumping Political Science? Lessons from Donald Trump's Surprising Campaign

Kirby Goidel | Posted 01.31.2016 | Politics
Kirby Goidel

It is unclear if Donald Trump has rewritten the rules of political campaigning but he has unquestionably left pundits and political scientists baffled by his success. Most careful observers of politics (present authors included) believed Trump would have washed out quickly and decisively.

Birther Issue Dogs Ted Cruz, Days From Iowa Caucuses

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics

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Bombs Away: The Disconcerting Common Factors

John B. Alexander, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | World
John B. Alexander, Ph.D.

Among a rising bellicose chorus there are common and disturbing themes. First is the propensity to advocate bombing any contentious threat into oblivion. The second vital commonality is a total void in personal combat experience by most of these vocal proponents.