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5 Reasons Why Hillary Clinton Is the Best Person for the Job

Erin McKelle | Posted 09.08.2014 | College
Erin McKelle

Hillary Clinton is without question, the most talked-about woman in politics right now.

The Conservative 'Party' Dominates

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics
Amitai Etzioni

There is a very widely shared myth about "Washington." Accordingly, there are two camps, the right-wing GOP and the left-leaning Democrats, who are more or less matched. Each control one house of Congress, and command about half of the electorate. Hence, the gridlock. Gridlock exists when one party pulls east and the other party pulls west and, hence, nothing budges. This is not the case in Washington. Here, most times, one party wants to move east and the other wants to stay put. Thus, what appears as gridlock is actually one conservative blocking victory after another. The fact that the last Congress passed only half as many bills as most previous ones does not trouble the conservatives one bit.

The Irony Of The Tea Party

Tim Suttle | Posted 11.30.2011 | Religion
Tim Suttle

Liberty is only a virtue when held in tandem with the common good. Societies do not achieve liberty by pursuing liberty alone. Liberty is the byproduct of a just society.

Warning to Washington: Hands Off Our Oil Spill

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sandy Goodman

My solution is simple. Keep Uncle Sam's big, ugly hands off our oil spill. As Reagan once said: "The nine most terrifying words in the English language are 'I'm from the government and I'm here to help'." Don't let them.

The Boehn of My Existence

Alfred Gingold | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alfred Gingold

I am a registered Democrat in New York. John Boehner is the extremely Republican House minority leader, represents Ohio, has a year-round tan and smokes. You see why I was surprised to hear from his people.

Learning From History On Health Care Reform

Sahil Kapur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sahil Kapur

The most transformative health care overhauls that succeeded in the last century employed the same strategy: build on what we've got and let the changes happen organically.

Ryan Grim

'Democrat Party' Lives On In Allegedly Post-Partisan World

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In 1996, the Republican Party removed all reference in its platform to an entity known as the "Democratic Party" and officially renamed it the "Democr...

Republicans: "Democrat Party" No More

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republicans have come up with another name for the opposing party _ the right name. For years now, the GOP has gone after "Democra...