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The Answer to Health Care Reform

Sean Carman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sean Carman

Hmmmm. All this money flowing through Wall Street, and no way to pay for health care. If there were only a way to rein in the banking system while finding the money to pay for ... Wait a minute! I've got it!

Rush Limbaugh To Judge 2010 Miss America Pageant

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LAS VEGAS — The Miss America Organization says Rush Limbaugh will be a judge for the 2010 pageant in Las Vegas. It will be held at Planet Holly...

Standing with Miss America 1958

Trish Kinney | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Trish Kinney

Survivors of abuse cannot all stand in a single auditorium together. God knows there are far too many of us for that. But we can stand together. The time has come for us to be known and heard.

Farewell Ms. Wasilla

Chelsea-Lyn Rudder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chelsea-Lyn Rudder

There is nothing wrong with a woman wanting to be respected and admired for both her intelligence and her beauty.

Miss California's Real Issue is Posing Topless, Not Opposing Gay Marriage

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

It puzzles me how she believes that gay marriage would harm the institution of marriage and is anti-Christian but that her posing topless is none of those things.

Miss USA and the B-Word

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

Miss California, like many who share her take on the marriage issue, was careful to talk about her "opinion" and "beliefs" and the way she was raised as if this excused her intolerance. Barack Obama talks about tradition and belief as well in defense of his own position.

Miss Universe Visits, Blogs Guantanamo: 'A Loooot Of Fun!'

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The current 'Miss Universe' Dayana Mendoza (formerly Miss Venezuela) and 'Miss America' Crystal Stewart visited US troops stationed in Guantanamo Bay ...

Miss America Gets Anchor Training From "Morning Joe," Brian Williams (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The newly-crowned Miss America, Miss Indiana Katie Stam, stopped by 30 Rock for a little media training yesterday. She said during the pageant that he...

Miss America : Sarah Palin Question Asked Of Miss New York (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

During the question and answer section of the 2009 Miss America Pageant, held tonight, Miss New York was asked a question about former beauty queen, a...

Miss America 2009 Pageant: Katie Stam, Miss Indiana, Wins (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

***SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO, MORE INFO*** A new Miss America has been crowned, Katie Sam from Indiana. Watch the swimsuit competition of the Miss Ameri...

Miss America Swimsuit Competition (VIDEO) (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

***UPDATE 1/24 11:30PM*** The 2009 Miss America Pageant was held tonight and a new winner was crowned: Miss Indiana Katie Stam. One of the surprises o...

My 2008 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 1]

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome to our annual awards! For the past three years, this column has paid homage (translation: "ripped off their gimmick") to the McLaughlin Group...

McCain's "Miss America" Promise on Iraq

Moira Whelan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Moira Whelan

McCain is displaying the same plan as a candidate for Miss America to bring about World Peace -- he hopes that if he says it, it will happen, but more importantly, it might increase his chances to wear the crown.

Jilted Beauty Queens Ask: Where's The Scholarship Money?

The New York Times | Jennifer 8 Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

When Ashley Wood was crowned Miss South Carolina in 2004, she thought her title came not only with a tiara and a shot at Miss America, but also a $20,...