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The Stasis Of Our State Of The Union Addresses (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We've gone back down memory lane, and have prepared to you the essential State of the Union master cut. We'll probably be able to seamlessly add tonight's edition to this later, and you won't even notice.

Oliver Sipple: It's Time to Recognize His Heroism

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geri Spieler

Because of the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" by Pres. Obama and Congress, Sipple is now a well-known hero. A Marine hero, a Gay Marine hero.

Seeking Statesmen

Terry Newell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terry Newell

It's the bane of public servants that Americans want statesmen and stateswomen -- people with the courage to do the right thing for the country despite the personal consequences -- but punish them for doing just that.

Bush's 14 Decision Points

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nigel Hamilton

Former President Bush is this week selecting for retrospective public examination the fourteen major decisions of his life or presidency, beginning wi...

Football Helmets As Weapons...Time to Ban the Kickoff?

Joe Lapointe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Lapointe

Any football viewer knows that a disproportionate amount of serious head and spinal injuries occur on kickoffs when large, aggressive and armored athletes charge toward each other from great distances.

Extremism, the Makeover, and Election 2010

Hans Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hans Johnson

Not long ago, a passing familiarity with Bible verses, a flair for rhetoric, and hunger for a following could be enough to land someone in a small-tow...

Obama Poll Watch -- July, 2010

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

July had some political successes for Obama, but the public once again didn't give him any credit for passing Wall Street reform, or any of the other achievements Obama chalked up.

Reagan and Two Bushes: The Only Growth of Debt/GDP Ratios in Post-War History

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

If the country is really looking for a recipe to reverse growth in debt/GDP ratios, bowing at the altar of St. Ronald is not exactly the economic religion we need.

Open Letter to Mike Huckabee

Fred Karger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fred Karger

Now the Republican Party has its own 21st Century George Wallace, another Southern Governor who has also run for president, Mike Huckabee of Arkansas.

HuffPost Review: The Killer Inside Me

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Here's a case where style (and the uber-creepy performance by Casey Affleck) inject the film with an energy and tension that almost compensate for its flaws.

Impeach the Whole Bunch of Them

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens announced his retirement last week after thirty-four years on the Supreme Court and President Obama must nominate a replacement.

Obama's Bad Prescription for Indonesia

Amy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amy Goodman

We should spend time focusing on Obama's plans for Indonesia, and the possibility that he may restore funding and training for one of the world's most notorious, human-rights-abusing military forces, the Indonesian Kopassus.

The Final Battle for Health Care Reform

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Denise Dennis

The media have adopted the GOP's propaganda that whether health care reform passes or fails, it will be bad for the president and the Dems. The more they repeat this, the more people believe it's true.

White House Geek Is Chic

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Jim Taylor

Oh, how the culture of the White House has changed from the Bush administration to Obama's. During Bush's reign, the White House reeked of machismo.

Is Obama's AfPak Strategy Actually Working?

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Bradley

While there are many things that would be good to do in Afghanistan, there is only one thing that we have to do: Deny it as an operational base for Al Qaeda or other transnational jihadists.

Ryan Grim

SNL 'Presidents' Reunite For Video Pushing Wall Street Reform (WATCH)

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Will Ferrell, Fred Armisen, Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Dana Carvey and Darrell Hammond, the Saturday Night Live actors who have played every American ...

Political Haiku: Are We Accomplices Now?

Frank Dwyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Dwyer

"Poor judgment": me, too! I was against torture, but I voted for . . . yoo. Our long national nightmare is still over, right? Nah, doin' jus' fine....

Gerald Ford's Beaver Creek Home For Sale For $13M (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The owner of a Beaver Creek, Colorado mansion once owned by President Gerald Ford is selling the home for $13 Million, the AP reports. Ford, an acc...

Lessons in American Leadership, on Presidents Day 2010

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nigel Hamilton

Almost every president we have elected in the past seven decades has sought to advance the fortunes of the US empire and the free world. Their lessons in governance, for good and ill, are our lessons.

A Secret Service "Tell All" Tale

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geri Spieler

The latter part of this book's title, In The President's Secret Service: Behind the Scenes With Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect should have been: Behind the Scenes With Agents Gossiping About Presidents They Protect.

Dec. '09 Obama Poll Watch -- Below Fifty, But Stabilizing

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's time once again for Obama Poll Watch -- our monthly look back at Obama's approval ratings for the previous month.

What Obama Is Up Against

Russ Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russ Baker

We Americans harbor a quaint belief that a new president takes charge of a government that eagerly awaits his next command. But that's not how things work at the top, especially where "national security" is concerned.

One Year Later: Gerald Ford Will Always Be President

James Pinkerton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Pinkerton

There's been no Rooseveltian realignment for Obama, just Clintonian regression. Perhaps the situation might have been different if he had focused on jobs rather than health care and global warming.

Mindless Stars and the Glamour of the Gun

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

Across the pages of leading fashion magazines mindless stars with thin careers are being showcased wearing Future Heretics t-shirts glamorizing guns.

Ford's Lucky Day Revisited

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geri Spieler

Thirty-four years later, the Secret Service is still trying to understand the mind of that 45 year old woman, mother and doctor's wife who aimed and shot at Gerald Ford.