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Retirement Age 65.. .67? No... 75! What Retirement?

Martin Shapiro | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics
Martin Shapiro

The so called 'retirement age' is nominally thought to be 65 years old, but to get your full Social Security benefit the age is inching up each couple of months to 67 for those born in 1960 or later. And who knows where it will go from there?

Son Of Italian Politician In Hot Water For Fascist Salute

Posted 10.01.2012 | World

HuffPost Italia has uncovered photos on Facebook in which Manfredi Alemanno, son of the mayor of Rome, is seen performing the fascist salute. Giann...

Names Can Never Hurt Me?

John Backman | Posted 06.20.2011 | Religion
John Backman

By using the metaphors of evil, we belittle our adversaries by placing them in categories that would never fit us. How do we change this state of affairs?

I'm Old Enough to Remember When the Epithet 'Fascist' Had Meaning

Saul Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Saul Friedman

Never mind that fascists and communists are at opposite ends of the political spectrum, those who hurl these words like curses at the president diminish their value much like the overuse of the F-word diminishes its worth.

For the Seriously Faithful, Choosing Resistance as an Organizing Principle (and becoming Glenn Beck's worst nightmare??)

Rev. Peter Laarman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Peter Laarman

it seems to me that the only way forward for leaders who fully understand the dangerous nature of these times is to be both persistently reasonable and persistently theological.

America Needs A True Revolution Of Values

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David A. Love

Who made Carrie Prejean and Mike Huckabee the experts on values? What can Sen. Jim DeMint, Bill O'Reilly or Rep. Michele Bachmann teach me on the subject?

Ten Telltale Signs of Republican Disease

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bob Burnett

New Daily Kos poll: 58% of Republicans believe Obama isn't a US citizen or aren't sure. Out here, we don't know many Republicans, so it's hard for us to understand how they can be that stupid.

WATCH: Republicans Debate "Socialist" Resolution

David Murdock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Murdock

The RNC concludes a special session this afternoon with a much-anticipated vote on a resolution to re-brand the Democratic Party as the "Democrat Socialist Party."

Exclusive Interview With Geoffrey Nunberg, On The Years Of Talking Dangerously

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

Epithets like "socialist" and "fascist" enable people on the right to bond with each other and -- though they may not acknowledge it -- to alienate everybody else.

Dick Cheney: Through the Cracked Moral Compass, Darkly

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

Should it be surprising that Dick Cheney, the guy who is the chief architect of the morally and ethically bankrupt Bush Administration policies on eve...

King Of Spain Telling Chavez To Shut Up Becomes Ringtone Hit

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The king of Spain's recent undiplomatic outburst at the Venezuelan president has become a ringtone hit across Spain. An estimated 500,000 people have...

Video: King Of Spain Telling Chavez To Shut Up

Dark14 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During the Ibero-American summit in Santiago, Chile, King Juan Carlos of Spain becomes somewhat agitated at Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. Read...