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On George Will, Paul Ryan and Assumptions About Urban Poverty

Tiziana Dearing | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Tiziana Dearing

Yesterday is yesterday, and progress is happening. Nevertheless, George Will's piece about Paul Ryan's comments still carries some assumptions -- assumptions of choice -- at least linked to the past, even while condemning people who hear them as such.

George Will: LGBT People Are 'Sore Winners,' 'Not Neighborly'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.03.2014 | Gay Voices

Following Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's decision to veto legislation last week that would allow businesses to discriminate against the lesbian, gay, bisex...

Climate and Ukraine Heat Up... and Who's Today's Frank Underwood?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

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Shrum and Torie Clarke agree that Obama should use executive authority to mitigate Climate Change and to reach energy independence... and that the U.S. lacks leverage in Ukraine Crisis. But because it's not Hungry 1956, Putin can't stem wave of democracy with troops.

On Immigration Reform: Enough With the Excuses

National Council of La Raza | Posted 02.21.2014 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

We are tired of excuses. We want solutions. And we are not willing to wait another year.

Label Yourself and Your Business Before Someone Else Does

Kare Anderson | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Kare Anderson

Interestingness is the instigator, the hardy pigeon that can carry your message most anywhere. Interestingness makes a message get heard above the no...

What George Will Gets Wrong about Unions, Home Healthcare Aides, and the First Amendment

Charlotte Garden | Posted 03.23.2014 | Politics
Charlotte Garden

The misleading arguments being made by George Will, and the plaintiffs in Harris vs. Quinn, go well beyond established protections, and would cripple the system of public sector collective bargaining that has worked well for decades.

Americans, Cars, and George Will's Habit of Getting It Wrong

Bill Chameides | Posted 03.15.2014 | Green
Bill Chameides

Mr. Will might choose to keep his head buried in the sand, but it appears that a major transformation is occurring in Americans' automobile-buying habits. Not necessarily a shift to smaller cars, but, rather, with technological innovation, a shift to those that take us more miles on less fuel -- no matter what the fuel.

George Will: Washington's Most Intellectually Dishonest "Intellectual"

Scott Porch | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics
Scott Porch

George Will proved once again in his column Saturday that he is perhaps the most intellectually dishonest "intellectual" in a city awash with intellectual dishonesty.

Compromisers or Confederates? Two-Headed House Is a Hard Foe to Figure

Alan Kelly | Posted 12.16.2013 | Politics
Alan Kelly

So who won the day? Clearly the Democrats. But they are fighting a two-headed foe, and while that mere fact suggests destruction for Republicans, it also means that there are two wars to fight.

George Will to Fox News

Jeff Danziger | Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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It's Time for the Political Parties to Stand Down and Re-Open the Government

Gary Shapiro | Posted 12.11.2013 | Politics
Gary Shapiro

The Republicans have to accept that a compromise is better than a crippled nation with a dysfunctional government.

George Will Compares Obamacare To Fugitive Slave Act

Posted 12.09.2013 | Media

"I hear Democrats say, 'The Affordable Care Act is the law,' as though we're supposed to genuflect at that sunburst of insight and move on. Well, the ...

BOTH SIDES NOW: GOP Takes Obamacare Hostage, Shoots Itself

HuffPost Radio | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgMatalin and Shrum debate who's responsible for this Gordian Knot tying up our government & economy -- and who will cut through it?

Fox News Hires George Will

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.01.2013 | Media

Conservative columnist and pundit George Will is leaving his decades-long perch at ABC News and joining Fox News, the network announced on Tuesday. Wi...

WATCH: Journalist Reveals 'Biggest Impediment' To Black Progress

Posted 08.26.2013 | Black Voices

This weekend, the country celebrated a milestone in its history as thousands gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC to honor the 50th anni...

George Will Blasts Sequestration For Damaging 'Basic Science'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

Conservative columnist George Will criticized the government on Friday for its actions on sequestration, specifically the "public health hazard" that...

Jeff Bezos and The Washington Post

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 08.06.2013 | Media
Joe Peyronnin

The paper is at an important crossroads. Should The Washington Post's legacy of editorial independence, investigative journalism, outstanding writing and reporting, and service to the public become the victim of "frugality" and "customer obsessions", the paper will precipitously decline.

Looking for Televised Insight Into Black Condition Is Hopeless

Jason Whitlock | Posted 09.28.2013 | Black Voices
Jason Whitlock

The uniqueness of the black American experience and the side effects of that experience are not difficult to relate to, convey or understand. It's just that most pundits and broadcasters are far too lazy, scared and convinced of viewer ignorance to go beyond simple-minded, attention-grabbing sound bites.

Krauthammer's Climate Crack-up

D. R. Tucker | Posted 07.08.2013 | Green
D. R. Tucker

Conservative columnist Steve Chapman recently advocated this alternative vision. Krauthammer should use his platform to do the same. Why not do that? What's the worst that could happen? It's not like he'd lose his Fox News gig or anything.

Remember the "Trio of Scandals?" Don't. An Open Letter to Williams, Sawyer, Pelley

Mark Green | Posted 08.27.2013 | Media
Mark Green

Scandals are not merely screw-ups, stupidities, mistakes, policy disagreements. They imply elements of willful deception, illegality, corruption or immorality.

BOTH SIDES NOW: The InsaneStream Media Says 'It's the Scandals, Stupid'

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgWhat a week for Republicans! It started with Obama fighting off simultaneous scandals and 24 coming back this Fall. But as Spitzer and Reagan discuss, by Friday the Scandals Scorecard revealed more smoke than fire. Who'll tell FOX?

Howard Fineman

George, This Is What Sequestration Does

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- George Will is a thoughtful guy, but he and other conservatives are wrong to accuse President Barack Obama of manipulating sequestration...

'I Would Support Same-Sex Marriage... but for the Children!'

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 05.20.2013 | Gay Voices
Geoffrey R. Stone

It is those who would deny same-sex couples the right to marry on the premise that same-sex marriage is bad for children who must bear the burden of proof. And it is a heavy burden, indeed.

Reward Investors in Banks That Break Up

Brent Budowsky | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business
Brent Budowsky

I agree with George Will about as often as the Boston Red Sox agree with the New York Yankees, but as the law of broken clocks suggests, we must both be right at least twice a day.

Lies, Hoaxes and Greed: America's Dopey Obsession With Sports

Steven Kurlander | Posted 03.19.2013 | Sports
Steven Kurlander

Columnist George Will, who has written a number of excellent books on baseball, once stated that, "Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence." These days, it seems just the opposite.