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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...

Good News is Out: Bad's the Rage

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Laermer

Some enterprising projects have figured out how to... prosper in some cases despite experiencing the bleakest of times by making our (now official) Recession seem almost cool.

Obama's Plan to Serve Humankind Decoded...IT'S A COOKBOOK!

Jerry and Joe Long | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry and Joe Long

Ahh the hell with it....this is too great a day for goofy (not to mention pointless) satire. We've had eight years of someone enjoying himself at the expense of the country. Now, mercifully, this country may finally have a President.

The Dems Double Dactyl

Chris Marcil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Marcil

"Dead woman running, still" -- Hillary Clinton Denies her campaign has Completed its course; But, out of reflex, or Rigormortality Forces Obama to Be...

Election Sex

Steve Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Young

As soon as the California polls closed pushing Obama over 270, Democratic wives around the country exploded in frenzied ecstasy as a tidal wave of unabashed married sex swept the country.

President Obama: Israel Is Ready for You

Yoav Sivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yoav Sivan

After eight years of failed American policy in the Middle East, President Obama has the chance to reassert constructive American leadership in one of the most complex geopolitical regions of the world.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton? Surprisingly, a Large Number of Republicans Say "Yes"

Ricardo Rossello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ricardo Rossello

Given conservative Republicans' beliefs that Obama is a far left candidate, the more moderate (in their view) Senator Clinton may become a more acceptable choice for Secretary of State.

Did John McCain Lose Arizona?

Denis Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Denis Campbell

We still do not have a final Presidential result in the state of Missouri, 14 days after the election. As was shown time and again this election, our nation's voting systems are badly broken.

Ten Chumps Who Helped Elect Barack Obama

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Ose

With the post-election analysis season almost over, it's worth taking one final look at some of the characters who ensured President-elect Obama would make it to the White House.

Election Withdrawal

Barbara Dehn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Dehn

Clearly the entire country is coming to terms with the outcome of the election. Many are getting back to their routines, others are more engaged in current events.

Forces in Obama Landslide

Ricardo Rossello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ricardo Rossello

Ever since Obama's historic election as the first African-American President, the pundits have been trying to demystify the voter attitudes and behavior that led to this unprecedented outcome.

Catholics Vote for Women's Health

Cecile Richards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cecile Richards

In a poll commissioned by Planned Parenthood, Catholic voters' number-one response on family planning concerns were "too many unwanted children in America whose parents can't take care of them."

The Lasting Lesson from Election '08: Deliver on the Hopes for Change That Led Unmarried Women to the Polls

Page Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Page Gardner

Unmarried women's crucial role in electing Obama is underscored by the "marriage gap" between their political preferences and those of married women.

What Doesn't Kill The Far-Right Only Makes Them Crazier

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

If the last seven days have been any indication, the far-right is shaping up to make the 1990s seem quaint -- even erudite by comparison.

Our Eyes Have Seen The Glory

Timothy Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Timothy Cooper

On November 5th, I examined the red, weary eyes of my fellow taxpayers, which showed the residue of a sleepless night spent checking every news channel to see if it was really true.

What We Need Now: An Ungrateful President

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Dershowitz

In selecting his team, Obama should look to future opportunities -- to how he can help solve the critical problems of the nation and the world -- and not to past obligations.

Advice to Barack Obama: Be Modest in All Things

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

It was a different Obama, with a different voice, that I heard at the press conference on Friday. He appeared to be flip and full of himself.

A Moment to Reflect

Scott Kesterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Kesterson

Some soldiers' opinions I recently wrote about are theirs to have, even though they may be highly unpopular. Being unpopular does not, however, make their opinion any less valid nor criminal.

McCain's Choice: Dukakis or Gore?

David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Weiner

In the end, Barack Obama's win may have handed John McCain the keys he needed, if not necessarily wanted.

The Honeymooners

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

How long is the honeymoon going to last?

The Kids Are Alright

Lance Simmens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lance Simmens

We must lay the foundation for the next generation of youth, so we can continue to capitalize on their energy, innovation, and creativity for the future.

Not Everyone in Europe Happy America Has Black President

Sean Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sean Jacobs

Though Europeans generally rejoiced in Barack Obama's election as 44th President of the US, a number of leading European lawmakers and journalists have made "foot-in-mouth comments."

The Center Left Nation

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

On both values and issues, moderates line up with liberals to form a strong majority that isolates conservatives. Conservatives have had their day. This is a center-left, not a center-right nation.

(R)Evolution -- We All Want to Change Your Head

Suzette Standring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Suzette Standring

This new multi-cultural, interracial, eco-green, techno-savvy, globally-minded young generation has made history.

Prop 8 and Rethinking the Amendment Process

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

A change in the amendment process for states will not always ensure the protection of minority rights. But it will encourage consistency. It will deter attacks on specific groups of people.