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2016 Presidential Election Sees The Re-Emergence of Paleoconservatism (The Alternative Right) and Progressive Liberalism

Rich Rubino | Posted 09.01.2016 | Politics
Rich Rubino

The 2016 Presidential election is a watershed for two movements long marginalized by both major political parties. For the Republicans, the nominatio...

The Re-Emergence Of Paleoconservatism And Progressive Liberalism

Rich Rubino | Posted 09.01.2016 | Politics
Rich Rubino

The 2016 Presidential election is a watershed for two movements long marginalized by both major political parties. For the Republicans, the nomination of Donald Trump symbolized the re-emergence of paleoconservatives. On the left, the return of the progressives.

Jim Webb's Next Political Move? Some Historical Context

Rich Rubino | Posted 10.30.2015 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Should Webb seek an Independent bid for the Presidency, he will likely follow the centrist template established by Anderson, not the more liberal one set by La Follette. A Webb candidacy will likely target weak Democrats and Republicans, independent voters and disaffected non-voters.

I Can't Defend Warren G. Harding Anymore.

The Huffington Post | John Trowbridge | Posted 08.13.2015 | Comedy

HuffPost Comedy Readers, My name is John. I'm a writer, a brother, and (up until this morning) a loyal fan and defender of Warren G. Harding. This mor...

It's Official: Warren G. Harding Had A Love Child

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 08.13.2015 | Politics

She wrote a tell-all memoir about her affair with the 29th president, then spent more than 90 years derided by history. But new DNA testing has reveal...

The Invasion of the Party-Switchers in Presidential Politics

Rich Rubino | Posted 06.27.2015 | Politics
Rich Rubino

The 2016 Presidential election might go down in history as the year of the party-switchers. Republican Rick Perry was once a member of the Texas Democratic State Legislature. Potential Democratic Presidential candidate Jim Webb was once a Republican.

One Galvanizing Issue Can Rocket Launch a Potential Presidential Candidacy: Scott Walker Is One Example

Rich Rubino | Posted 05.19.2015 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Scott Walker is one of a very small number of Presidential candidates to have been catapulted into the national spotlight by a single galvanizing issue or event. Walker's challenge to public sector unions struck a nerve with rank-and-file Republicans, as well as with Libertarian-oriented Tea Party voters and GOP benefactors.

Well, This Was Inevitable

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.31.2014 | Comedy

Warren G. Harding's sexy love letters can be a lot to take in, so it's a good thing the other Warren G is here to regulate. The hip-hop artist and ...

You'll Never Guess What Warren G. Harding Named His Penis

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.14.2014 | Comedy

"Damn, Warren! You nasty!" Former President Warren G. Harding's recently released love letters to his neighbor's wife are so outrageously raunchy t...

President Harding's Love Letters To Mistress Are Nearly NSFW

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.07.2014 | Divorce

Before Warren G. Harding became president of the United States, he was involved in a 15-year love affair with a woman named Carrie Fulton Phillips. ...

How a U.S. Senator Can Avoid "The Senate Curse" and Get Elected to the Presidency

Rich Rubino | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Between 1960 and 2008, 50 U.S. Senators sought the Presidency and lost. U.S. Senator Barack Obama broke the nearly half-century "Senate Curse" in 2008 by wining the Presidency.

Unexpected Presidencies

Rich Rubino | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Becoming president isn't always the result of years of strategic maneuvering and winning over a widespread section of constituencies and benefactors. As odd it may seem, sometimes becoming president can simply be the result of being in the right place at the right time.

The Linguistic Legacy of American Politics

Rich Rubino | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics
Rich Rubino

For all the legacies that American politics has bequeathed to the world, one that rarely gets acclaim is its linguistic legacy. Many words that originated from American politics have permeated our general lexicon.

Not the Best President, Not the Worst President

Dorian de Wind | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Generally, the following former presidents seem to have found a solid, comfortable place in a cellar that hosts the "worst U.S. presidents": James Buchanan, Andrew Johnson, Franklin Pierce, Millard Fillmore, John Tyler, Warren G. Harding, William Harrison, and Ulysses S. Grant.

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," ...

Donald Trump Doesn't Know Reality From Reality TV

Andy Ostroy | Posted 06.21.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

To be sure, what Trump wants and what Trump is getting from this illegitimate presidential flirtation is free press, for himself and for his empire, which he's vehemently denied doing despite his clear attempts at self-promotion.

Washington May Be Broken Now, But the Future Is Up for Grabs

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Sigman

Politics is ugly, always has been but the framers invented a government that would embody all the messy contradictions without threatening the collapse of the system.

Weekend auto, racing radio shows

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Join us Saturday at 11 a.m. PST, (or 2 p.m. EST) for "THE CAR NUT SHOW" and Sunday at 5 p.m. PST (or 8 p.m. Eastern) for WORLD RACING ROUNDUP on www....

The Final Battle for Health Care Reform

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Denise Dennis

The media have adopted the GOP's propaganda that whether health care reform passes or fails, it will be bad for the president and the Dems. The more they repeat this, the more people believe it's true.

The Few and the Proud? A Red-Band Marine Recruiting Video

Dan Mirvish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dan Mirvish

At a time when we are reconsidering every decision made during the Bush/Rumsfeld era, from torture to the invasion of Iraq to the speculation of addin...

Mr. Obama's New Wheels -- First Official Look

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

I never liked the look of the Bush limo. It was too massive and appeared to be a truck that had started out as a tank. Obama's new limo looks more like an actual car, albeit a very big and heavy one.

Obama and "The Chicago Way"

Martin Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Martin Nolan

How does Barack Obama fit into political Chicago? I found out at another convention, Boston's in 2004.

The Scandal that Tells Us All We Need to Know About McCain and Palin

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Johann Hari

In 1920, Big Oil picked an obscure, bumbling senator named Warren G. Harding who had barely been out of Ohio and had only fuzzy ideas about politics -- the 1920s equivalent of a hockey mom.