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Mosque Moaning: The GOP Diversion Tactic From Unfavorable Polls Gives Terrorists the Win They Want

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

The latest GOP election sleight-of-hand? Divert attention from the news that projected Republican gains are going to be confined largely to the South by amping up the rhetoric on the mosque project in Lower Manhattan.

What's Truly at Stake in the Ground Zero Mosque Debate

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

We live in a nation of laws and we live by the rights guaranteed by the Constitution. We don't govern in some ad hoc, knee-jerk, arbitrary manner based on the prejudices, sensitivities or whims of a select few.

Police Question Adis Medunjanin, Zarein Ahmedzay In New York Terror Probe

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Federal investigators have questioned two men whose photographs were shown to a Muslim religious leader along with a picture of an Af...

Never Give Up: How The Son Of A World Trade Center Hero Decided Nothing Would Keep Him Down

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By Luke Mullins Special to the Huffington Post Introduction With as many as 1,700 students pursuing just 32 slots, the chances of winning a Rh...

Republicans Once Again Shamelessly Exploiting Terrorism For Political Purposes

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Since 2001, 195 cases of terrorism have been uneventfully prosecuted in civilian courts, with 91% ending in convictions, But this little factoid surely won't stop Republicans from exploitative political posturing.

Museum Scours World For New Videos Of 9/11 Attacks

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A camera in Brooklyn points through a chain-link fence at black smoke pouring from one skyscraper, while a plane pierces another. Pap...

Patrick Fitzgerald's Private Jihad

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

Fitzgerald, who has too much time on his hands now that Scooter Libby has been freed and Rod Blagojevich indicted, spent much of the last year and a half attempting to kill Lance's new book.

Sam Stein

Cheney Blames 9/11 On Richard Clarke: "He Obviously Missed It" | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Dick Cheney's recent and ongoing media blitz has been defined not just by the fervor with which he has defended his approach to national security affa...

Stop the Presses: Cheney's Re-emergence Is Finally Explained!

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

Nancy Pelosi, this week, accused the CIA of lying. Who, journalists collectively ask, could ever accuse the CIA of lying? Who indeed? Almost anybody, it seems to me.

Jet Crashes into Nuke Reactors to be Addressed Tomorrow but not Today

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harvey Wasserman

As you read this, jets hitting the nuclear reactors licensed to operate right now could kill untold thousands of us and render entire regions of our nation permanently uninhabitable.

Guess What? Cheney's Still a Dick!

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The biggest terror attack in U.S. history occurred on Cheney and Bush's watch, and that acts of terrorism around the world increased significantly while those two were at the controls.

Bush's Interview wtih Charlie Gibson Marks the Start of His Effort to Revise History

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

The colossal failures of the Bush administration should be what is remembered about Bush's eight years in office, not some feeble attempt to show what a principled guy he was.