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Random Notes & Fripperies -- The Prequel to the Sequel

Tom Alderman | Posted 07.23.2014 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

Who's responsible for letting actor/author Chris Colfer voice his own audiobook, The Land of Stories, a Grimm Warning? Aside from garbled words, his fourth grade reading technique is a formidable obstacle to getting past the first chapter.

Embracing Our Duty

Jan Sharry | Posted 09.09.2014 | Women
Jan Sharry

In order to achieve true equality in the work force, the CEO suite and the board room, more women must be willing to balance their personal choices with their duty. All women deserve these opportunities and our grandchildren need us to keep the movement going.

What Our Children Will Ask

William S. Becker | Posted 05.04.2014 | Green
William S. Becker

I know the questions our children will ask When they stop long enough to think of the past. Was there ever a summer when heat didn't kill, ever a harv...

Sam Stein

House Dems Practically Giddy Over Gates' Portrayal Of Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates' much discussed -- but not yet released -- memoir has caused a stir over the broadsides he levels ...

Luke Johnson

Gates Levels Harsh Charge At Obama In New Memoir

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a forthcoming memoir, former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates charges that President Barack Obama lacked passion toward the military...

Luke Johnson

How Gates' Memoir Could Help Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates' upcoming memoir has all the makings of a Washington bombshell book. It has dominated cable new...

Dharma, Enlightenment And Hakuna Matata

Pratik Dattani | Posted 08.04.2013 | Religion
Pratik Dattani

Our lives begin to end the day we fall silent on the things that matter. Like Mahatma Gandhi once said, we do not need to wait to see what others do, but we ourselves must to be the change we want to see in the world.

A Brief Thought on "American Duty"

Meredith Hutchison | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics
Meredith Hutchison

It is my right to exercise free speech and it is the government's duty to uphold that right. So, what are my minimum duties as an American to my government, my nation, and my fellow citizens, and how do I know those are my duties?

God Save the Queen (But Not the Monarchy)

Christina Patterson | Posted 07.01.2012 | World
Christina Patterson

You can look at an old lady, in big specs and a bright coat, and hope that she's the last in a ridiculous line, but also agree with Barack Obama, and say that she makes us "very proud."

Fourth of July Weekend: Lake Kiowa

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

My father is a World War II veteran. Yesterday, the community of Lake Kiowa, Texas honored him and 31 other survivors of the 'greatest generation' for their contribution.

Don't Turn Obama Into Blair

Indra Adnan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Indra Adnan

Too many people in the UK remember the hope and subsequent betrayal of New Labour's victory in 1997 when Tony Blair metamorphosed from Bambi to Terminator in his first term.