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Manchurian Candidate

Of Mice and Memories

David Sable | Posted 09.28.2013 | Media
David Sable

So alter the mice -- let's help cure disease -- but let's also take the opportunity to stop for a moment and reflect on what a memory is and isn't, and how we'd like to remember and be remembered.

The Unlovables: Romney-Ryan 2012

Mark Cassello | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics
Mark Cassello

Like all things Romney, the choice of Paul Ryan as his vice presidential pick is thoroughly calculated and entirely dull. They need to shift away from policy and engage in a serious charm offensive if they want to take the White House in 2012.

"The Adjustment Bureau Needs an Adjustment."

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

In The Adjustment Bureau , we are asked to believe that there could be an organization that monitors each individual's fate so that we stay on path. What path? To where?

North Korea: Brink Of War?

Robert Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Weller

As liars go, Pyongyang certainly isn't in the class of either of the Joes, Stalin or Goebbels. Both knew how to tell the big lie.

WATCH: 15 Movies That Are Better Than The Book

The Huffington Post | Gabe Habash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The book is so much better than the movie. We've all said it, we've all heard it. And we all think it's always true, that the book is better than the ...

McCain Exposes Manchurian-Mexican Plan to Overthrow America

Don Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Don Parker

Today, in an exclusive interview, McCain unveiled the guts of the super-secret, Manchurian-Mexican plan and warned that the free world will soon fall.

The Inevitable Fluke That Is Sarah Palin

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
William Bradley

Five minutes into yesterday's Oprah extravaganza with Sarah Palin, I messaged Steve Schmidt, John McCain's presidential campaign manager: "So how did you know Bristol was pregnant before it was announced?"

Heads Should Roll Over Obama State Dinner Security Breach

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

If I were in the White House, given the overall situation and the extraordinary security lapses of this first state dinner, I would be sending some folks to guard snow plows in Antarctica this weekend.

Republicans Demand Equal Access to Schoolchildren

Don Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Don Parker

Amid the uproar over President Obama's grand scheme to use subliminal brainwashing to indoctrinate America's schoolchildren into his cult of personality, Republicans today demanded equal access to young minds so they could counterbalance the president's dangerous message.

Sotomayor, Obama, and the Looming Republican Race Problem

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

The "Manchurian Candidate" fantasy is alive and well in Republican ranks. And is it a long-term problem that they are largely opposed to the first black president and first brown Supreme Court justice?...You bet.

The New Yorker Raises A Toast To Birther Nut Michael Savage

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

The New Yorker's soft-pedaling of Savage, as well as the larger unhinged right-wing movement to demonize and dehumanize Obama, is just embarrassing.

The Republican Summer Olympics of 2009

Gary Cohan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Cohan

Republicans' private embraces are often in complete contradistinction with their own oft-trumpeted, Biblically-mandated "moral" guidelines for the rest of us.

Irresponsible Vitriol in the Media

John W. Delicath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John W. Delicath

Obama or his policies have been equated with socialism. But charges of socialism are tame compared to some of the accusations now being hurled at Obama.

Obama in the Tank

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

While most eyes were on the then impending vote on Obama's economic revival program, the new president ventured out to the Pentagon for his first meeting with the Joint Chiefs of Staff yesterday.

How Obama's Adroit Symbolism Yields Sky-High Approval

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

Well, Obama has more than weathered a few highly-publicized controversies -- he has the highest approval rating for a president-elect in decades.

The "Manchurian Candidate" Fantasy: Paranoia And Irony Abound

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
William Bradley

There is a further irony, in that there actually is a candidate in this race who was not born in America and who was a prisoner of war. That would be, of course, John McCain.

The Murdochurian Candidate

David Horton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Horton

The deluge of articles about Palin continues as unchecked as a snow melt creek in Spring. We know already it seems, far more than we ever wanted to kn...

A White Knight Talking Backwards: The Manchurian Candidate in the Kitchen

Elissa Altman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elissa Altman

Without a doubt. So, after the hideous spectacle of the convention was over, I did what most food writers do when they're mildly hysterical: I fled for the safety of my kitchen.