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Former Presidential Yacht To Dock On North Carolina Coast

AP | Posted 06.01.2013 | Politics

BEAUFORT, N.C. -- A former presidential yacht dating to the 1930s is stopping in North Carolina to go on display. The Friends of the North Carolina M...

Should the Federal Government Be Giving Small Business Contracts to Fortune 500 Firms?

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 07.23.2013 | Small Business
Lloyd Chapman

Ever since the economy took a nosedive in 2008, I have watched with total amazement as presidents, Congress, economists and the mainstream media have totally and completely ignored the single most important factor in the U.S. economy: Small businesses create virtually 100 percent of the net new jobs in America.

A Lost Age of Fiscal Heroes? Not So Much.

Joseph J. Thorndike | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics
Joseph J. Thorndike

The debate over fiscal responsibility has been muddled by the Great Recession; inevitably, perhaps, arguments over long-term fiscal problems have been conflated with debates over short-term recovery programs. Both debates have suffered terribly as a consequence.

Ten Years Since 'Mission Accomplished' -- Let's Review the Imagery

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 06.30.2013 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The aircraft carrier stunt was a Karl Rove P.R. production designed to provide images for Bush's 2004 re-election campaign.

Three Leadership Steps for Peace in Korea

Charles Knight | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics
Charles Knight

Before you take your next steps to deal with the Korean situation reflect on Cold War history of American reaction to our perception of a powerful threat.

Pentagon Threat Inflation

William Astore | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics
William Astore

Why do we continue, more so now than ever before, to exaggerate the military threats that we face? For it is undeniable that our massive national security complex has spawned its very own enemy-industrial complex. And the reason for this is simple: threat inflation makes good business sense. Just like sex, it sells.

Let's Win This One For Ike

Roger Stone | Posted 05.27.2013 | Politics
Roger Stone

The controversy over the memorial stem from a design by architect Frank Gehry, which calls for four acres of land walled by 13 80-foot tall towers which will support giant, steel tapestries depicting different scenes from Eisenhower's life.

None of My Business -- Or Is It?

Norman Lear | Posted 05.20.2013 | DC
Norman Lear

We veterans of WWII and everyone who remembers Eisenhower, this gentle man with the giant fist, the president who kept us out of conflict after conflict, often against the advice of those around him, have an investment in how he is remembered.

B&Bs Fit For A President

Posted 02.18.2013 | Travel

If every sign saying, "George Washington Slept Here" were truthful, our foremost founding father certainly wouldn't have had time to fight off the Bri...

How Do Presidents Deal With Ex-Presidents?

Al Eisele | Posted 04.17.2013 | Comedy
Al Eisele

The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and the issue it raises of how his successor deals with a living ex-pope has touched off a heated debate among presidential historians about how American presidents deal with their predecessors. Here are some examples.

With Little Political or Policy Impact and Dumbed Down Language, Does the State of the Union Even Matter?

William Bradley | Posted 04.14.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

America has serious issues to deal with, many of them raised by Obama in his laundry list State of the Union addresses. But let's not pretend the State of the Union itself is not an empty institution -- bloated, hollow, self-congratulatory, increasingly shallow, largely irrelevant.

New Role Models for Our Time

Mitchell Posner | Posted 03.28.2013 | Comedy
Mitchell Posner

Today, Elvis would be on Celebrity Rehab, Marilyn Monroe would be in yoga class and Dirty Harry would bring along a SWAT team. We need new icons to emulate as the twenty-teens roll on.

Foreign Policy in the Second Term

Joseph Blady, M.D. | Posted 03.23.2013 | Politics
Joseph Blady, M.D.

As a second-term president, Mr. Obama is in a position to be Eisenhower-like. It might not be a bad alternative.

Powell Positions the Debate Over Chuck Hagel

William Bradley | Posted 03.16.2013 | World
William Bradley

Neither Hagel nor Obama could have asked for a better witness on their behalf than Powell. Not unless Dwight Eisenhower himself got hold of a time machine.

Why the Hagel Battle Made More Sense for Obama Than the Rice Battle

William Bradley | Posted 03.11.2013 | World
William Bradley

Why did President Barack Obama choose a big battle with Republicans over Chuck Hagel rather than Susan Rice? Obama himself, of course, has not said. He never said that UN Ambassador Rice was his first choice for secretary of state.

President Obama: Fight Like a Street Brawler

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

We put our trust in you for four more years, now is the time to show that the trust wasn't misplaced. Mr. President, you hold in your hands the key to a brighter future for America.

California's Futurist Agenda: A Tale of Three Governors

William Bradley | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

Governor Jerry Brown is working on the new California state budget, the first in more than a decade to be free of the state's deep chronic fiscal crisis. It's an agenda which his two most immediate predecessors, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Gray Davis, in large measure promoted themselves.

New Year's Resolution: Six Reasons to Rout the Republican Redcoats

Jane White | Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics
Jane White

Abraham Lincoln would not be the only one turning over in his grave at the disgraceful state of the Republican party 147 years after he left office -- other dead progressive Republican leaders would, as well.

Let Not the Children of Sandy Hook Die in Vain

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics
Miles J. Zaremski

In the end, guns kill and the less of them around the less of a chance there will be victims of gun violence. To say otherwise is indeed crazy, illogical and immoral.

America's Baldest Presidents

Posted 11.06.2012 | College

Hello everyone! The presidential election is Tuesday, which means it's time for HuffPost College's original series "President's Korner." In this editi...

The Democrats Are the True Pro-Life Party

Robbie Gennet | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robbie Gennet

This election, the stakes are higher than ever and I'd like to encourage you to vote pro-life: vote for Democrats.

Andrea Stone

Why Bad Generals Don't Get Sacked Anymore

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the country chooses a president Tuesday, a timely new book by a veteran military writer makes the case that it is now easier to s...

Federal Reserve Policy and the Presidents of the United States

Robert Auerbach | Posted 12.24.2012 | Business
Robert Auerbach

Whether you like or dislike Federal Reserve policy, its policy record from World War II to the Bernanke Fed is generally related more to who was President rather than to who was Federal Reserve chairman.

Pass the Bill Establishing Manhattan Project National Historical Park

Jim DiPeso | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics
Jim DiPeso

The historical significance of the Manhattan Project is beyond question, and that is the essence of why Congress should authorize a national historical park to commemorate and interpret the project.

Bill Clinton's Big Message to America

Brent Budowsky | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Do we want to return to America to losing 700,000 jobs a month, which is what President Obama inherited, or continue creating new jobs every month, which is what President Obama began?