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Israel: History vs. Propaganda

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 03.04.2014 | World
MJ Rosenberg

In the United States today, students can freely discuss anything... except Israel. How crazy is that? The same people who set limits on debate in college are also in the book censoring business.

Cold Fish: Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Anthony Lassman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Anthony Lassman

If we are expected to eat our fish lukewarm, we would prefer to be forewarned or, better still, given the choice. Heston Blumenthal, celebrity chef...

Spy vs. Spy As Hackers Square Off Over DC Dirty Tricks

Andrew Kreig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andrew Kreig

Famous political reporters typically voice bromides about public moods or trends without probing the arsenal of dirty tricks the pros can use to change public perceptions.

Blumenthal, McMahon Trade Jabs In Connecticut

AP | SUSAN HAIGH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. — The two major-party candidates for the state's open U.S. Senate seat took aim at each other's recent TV ads in their first fac...

Linda McMahon Bodyslams Blumenthal With Ad About Vietnam War Comments (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Linda McMahon is out with a brutal new attack ad highlighting controversial comments made by her opponent Richard Blumenthal about his Vietnam War-era...

Sam Stein

Alvin Greene, The Anti-Richard Blumenthal And Mark Kirk

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Say what you will about Alvin Greene, the mercurial, bizarre, out-of-nowhere Democratic Senate candidate in South Carolina whose election seems possib...

Blumenthal Still Polling Well Among Connecticut Voters

AP | SUSAN HAIGH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. — There may have been predictions of his political demise in Washington, but Democratic Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal's ca...

Wall Street Blackjack Player Busts, Busted, and Barred

Bill Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bill Singer

They do quite a bit of surveillance at most casinos. Frankly, those paid to watch the games of chance do a better job than those paid to watch our stock markets. Take this recent case.

Ex-FBI Specialist Weighs In On Blumenthal Story

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — U.S. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal acknowledged he misstated his service in Vietnam, said he made mistakes, regretted t...

Richard Blumenthal Wins Connecticut Democratic Nomination For Senate

AP | SUSAN HAIGH and PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut Republicans have endorsed former World Wrestling Entertainment executive Linda McMahon for the U.S. Senate seat be...

Friday Talking Points [124] -- How's That Libertarian Thingie Workin' Out For Ya?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We certainly have a lot of ground to cover this week, so let's dig right in. I'd like to start with a declaration, though: Bristol Palin is now fair g...

The Blumenthal Case: Me, I'm Just Glad I Didn't Serve In Vietnam

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

I think that Blumenthal devotes so much of his public life to helping vets not because he really wishes he went but because he feels terrible about how LBJ, and a generation of American politicians used and abused these men, and then forgot them.

Connecticut Democratic Senate Snubs Obama: Won't Say If He Wants President To Campaign For Him

New Haven Independent | Melissa Bailey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama shouldn't expect an invitation from fellow Democrat Dick Blumenthal anytime soon: Blumenthal said in a New Haven stop that the president ...

Poll: Blumenthal Leads In Conn. Senate Race

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HAMDEN, Conn. — A new Quinnipiac University Poll shows Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal holding a hefty lead over his three Repub...

A Surprise In Obama's Poll Numbers

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Rather than looking at the overall picture of how Obama's doing in the polls, I have been noticing something interesting which I don't believe others have picked up on.

Richard Blumenthal: Lieberman 2012 Challenger?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is considering a challenge to Sen. Joe Lieberman, The Hill reports. Multiple Connecticut Democrats tol...