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Politicians Who Deny Climate Change Cannot Be "Pro-Business"

Andrew Winston | Posted 11.12.2012 | Green
Andrew Winston

It finally seems to be dawning on many Americans that there's something to this climate change thing. The historic drought has been hard to ignore. While belief in a long-term trend because it's hot out right now is a bit ridiculous, it's a start.

Sam Stein

Former McCain Adviser Offers Oil, Gas Industry A Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A host of industry experts, including a former adviser to Sen. John McCain, are urging lawmakers not to stigmatize either green energy o...

Is Congress Really Serious About Domestic Radicalism?

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 09.30.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

As Rep. Peter King led his latest hearing about the radicalization of Muslims in the United States last week, it turns out a radical of a different sort, based in Brooklyn, was plotting to spread his anti-Muslim message across the United States.

Free America: Energy Town Hall - LIVE

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics
Dylan Ratigan

The dual crisis in Japan and the Mideast has made it clear to that Washington has failed for decades to set energy policy right and it is now up to us, the American People, to lead a discussion.

When Is the Far Right Going to Start Listening to the Military?

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

The New START treaty has the unanimous support of America's military leaders. But you wouldn't know it from the wails of the far-right, ignore-the-military pack led by Sarah Palin.

The Military Understands Why Getting Off Oil Pays, Why Don't We?

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

The cost in resources and lives to bring fuel to Afghanistan and Iraq is just too great. Fossil fuel is imported, and for every 24 fuel convoys, one soldier or civilian working on transport was killed.

So Much Heat, So Little Light

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Larry Gellman

What I continue to find shocking is that the message, tactics, and unrelenting anger of the Republican Party are becoming echoed and displayed by so many Americans who call themselves "pro-Israel."

Sarah Palin and her Frank Sinatra Complex

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

Okay, to start off with, two disclaimers: first, I'm a big Sinatra fan, always have been, and secondly, I was too young to swear that this story isn't...

DoE's Chu Wants to Gut Long-Term/Long-Range Fuel Cell Vehicles Program in Favor of Short-Term/Short-Range Plug-In Hybrids

Peter Hoffmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Hoffmann

American car makers and the government didn't take the Japanese seriously with their funny little, cheap-to-run, quality cars. Ditto with the Koreans, Toyota and Honda.

Sam Stein

Jim Woolsey Praises Panetta, Obama's Foreign Policy Team

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former CIA Director and John McCain adviser Jim Woolsey professes to being "impressed overall by the quality" of Barack Obama's national security team...

What Spies Think of Panetta

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keith Thomson

I conducted a poll about what spies thought of the Panetta choice. The results: "Obama was wise" to choose someone out of the torture loop to run the CIA. But there's a problem.

Colin Powell for Middle East Envoy -- Dennis Ross for US Ambassador to Israel?

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Colin Powell could be the person asked to do the broad negotiating and arm twisting to achieve the Obama administration's foreign policy objectives with Iran and in Arab-Israel peace negotiations.

Woolsey: Any Detroit Bailout Must Break US Oil Dependence

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nathan Gardels

Woolsey: We need to make it easier for people to buy flex fuels and electric hybrid cars. There is already a $7,500 tax credit available.

Film No Evil

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrea Chalupa

The self-funded Passion of the Christ brought in $611 million worldwide and counting, in part thanks to Christian groups such as Campus Crusade and Focus on the Family.

James Woolsey, Secretary Of Energy In McCain's Cabinet?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Former CIA Director, James Woolsey, has been mentioned as a potential pick for Secretary of Energy under a McCain administration. Why? Well, according...

Greening Hollywood: The Electric Revolution

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

We need to do that to oil. We need to destroy its strategic role and its monopoly over transportation. Electricity, as was the case with salt, is going to be right at the heart of that.