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Top Two Percent To GOP: Tax Us

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans' opposition to any tax rate hike on the top two percent of earners shows few signs of letting up as the debate...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 01.07.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Baseball's general managers have begun meeting in Indian Wells, Calif. Expanded use of instant replay may be a topic for discussion.

FedEx's $5,000 Gamble. Literally.

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.15.2012 | Business

Desperate times call for desperate measures. That’s one business principle you likely won’t need to explain to FedEx founder Fred Smith. In Fed...

'Oh, She's a Porn Star, OK!' My Night at a Mad Men-Themed Gala for Libertarians

Death Race | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics
Death Race

It's about an hour into the after-party when someone in the middle of the room, near a giant projector screen playing vintage television ads, begins banging his glass and yelling for everyone to be quiet.

FedEx's Campaign of Distortion

Kevin L. Kearns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Kevin L. Kearns

We are about to find out yet again whether we are a nation of laws or men. The U.S. Senate will be voting perhaps as early as Tuesday on the FAA Reauthorization Act, including whether House-passed Section 806 will remain part of the bill.

FedEx Drivers Aren't Pilots

James P. Hoffa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James P. Hoffa

The Teamsters aren't laughing at FedEx's crude hostility toward union workers. FedEx Express pretends to be an airline because it wants to preserve the special favor it received from Congress 14 years ago.

Best CEOs Of The Decade (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The 2000s certainly seem like a ghastly decade. The era's already fabled financial debacles -- among them, Enron's bankruptcy, the burst of the tech b...

Michigan State Football Suspensions: School Suspends 8 More Players After Fight

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Eight Michigan State football players, including three starters, have been suspended from all team-related activities afte...

UPS Bailout: FedEx's 'Brown Bailout' Media Campaign (VIDEO) (UPDATED)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

UPDATED 5:29 p.m. FedEx has launched a full-fledged attack against a bill that it considers to be a bailout of its competitor, United Parcel Service...

The Arrogance of FedEx

James P. Hoffa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James P. Hoffa

FedEx CEO Fred Smith is always full of surprises. First, he threatened to pull his Boeing contract if Congress passes a provision of the Federal Aviat...

Leadership is about creating a new reality.

Dennis Whittle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dennis Whittle

What could they have done? For starters, just one of them could have shown up at one of those closely watched investor conferences and stolen the show...

Obama's Next Picks: Energy Secretary, Environmental Chief

Washington Post | Al Kamen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama transition team, moving along smartly to fill Cabinet posts, is planning to trot out nominees as early as next week for three jobs much watc...

Should Democrats Stop Using FedEx?

Adam Hanft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Hanft

Avoiding a company and a CEO (like FexEd and its CEO Fred Smith) that violate our convictions is no different than going out of our way to support a company that shares our values.