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The Art of George W. Bush

Mike Smith | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics
Mike Smith

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Ukraine 2014 Is Grenada 1983

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics
Sarwar Kashmeri

Before the U.S. gets too worked up about the Russian "invasion" of Ukraine, it should recall its own invasion in 1983 of the idyllic island of Grenada some 100 miles from the United States.

George W. Bush Makes Plea For A Different 1 Percent -- One We Can All Get Behind

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

Former President George W. Bush put the spotlight on veterans while speaking during the Bush's Institute's Empowering Our Nation's' Warriors summit on...

Misremembering America's Wars, 2003-2053

Nick Turse | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics
Nick Turse

You don't need cybernetic eye implants and immersive propaganda portals to alter history. You don't need to wait decades to have disinformation beamed into your head. You just need a constant stream of misleading information, half truths, and fictions to be promoted, pushed, and peddled until they are accepted as fact.

Conservatives unpatriotically root for Obamacare failure

Dale Hansen | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics
Dale Hansen

The mainstream media has been obsessed with comparing the Affordable Care Act (affectionately known as Obamacare) with various failures by the previou...

The Rapturous George Bush

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Today, former President George W. Bush is giving the keynote speech in Irvine, Texas, at a major fundraising convention for a messianic religious group whose goal is to convert Jews to Christianity, so there can be the Rapture. So much for compassionate conservatism.

Obamacare: Don't Stop Believing

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

The healthcare train has left the station, albeit with some struggles. And there will be other hurdles ahead for the law. But, as more Americans see the options that are available to them, they will understand the true significance of Obamacare. And then they will be "addicted to the sugar!"

GOP Does Have Impressive Wins Despite Setback

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats who gloat over Republicans' bad week in Congress might pause to recall that conservatives still own major ...

North Carolina GOP Dubs Millions in Education Cuts as 'Opportunity Scholarships'

Michael Sargeant | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics
Michael Sargeant

The GOP is at it again -- trying to give damaging policy ideas a pretty name in hopes that Americans will not notice that the ideas themselves are dangerous.

College Faculty Join Students In Opposing George W. Bush Award

The Colorado Independent | Andrea Tudhope | Posted 07.17.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Andrea Tudhope. Outcry is escalating around the decision made by the University of Denver’s international studies...

Growing Republican Irrelevance

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

The Republican Party's refusal to accept the fact that the United States is evolving socially and demographically will drive the party to irrelevance on the national political scene.

George W. Bush: I 'Wasn't Likely To Be Found In A Library, Much Less Found One'

AP | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

DALLAS -- George W. Bush jokes there was a time in his life that he "wasn't likely to be found in a library, much less found one." He delivered sever...

Bush On Cheney: 'I Don't See Him -- Much'

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

A lot has changed in the four years since former President George W. Bush left the White House -- including his relationship with his vice president, ...

Bush: 'People Are Surprised'

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

When former President George W. Bush's family emails were hacked earlier this year, the world learned something new about the 43rd president: he's a p...

Bush 'Comfortable' With Decisions, Legacy On Iraq

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

Former President George W. Bush reflected on his tenure in the White House during an interview with the Dallas Morning News published Sunday, saying t...

Bush Reportedly Underwent Back Surgery

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

Former president George W. Bush had back surgery several months ago, National Journal reports. Two sources close to the Bush family cited a nagging...

Back Story: The Rosa Parks Statue

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 06.02.2013 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

As a member of the National Council on the Arts, the advisory board to the National Endowment for the Arts, I was pleased to read about the recent unveiling of the Rosa Parks statue in the U.S. Capitol Building's National Statuary Hall.

Was the Iraq War Worth It?

Hussein Ibish, Ph.D. | Posted 05.20.2013 | World
Hussein Ibish, Ph.D.

Ten years later, was the Iraq War worth it? Did the U.S. achieve its goals? Is Iraq a more democratic country? Are the Iraqi people better off than they were under Saddam Hussein? Was it worth the cost? And most important, was it worth the American and Iraqi lives lost? You decide.

The Price of Gasoline and the Patently Absurd Application of Our Sovereign Immunity Law

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 04.26.2013 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

We have an anomaly in our courts, irresponsibly supported by the executive and legislative branches of our government, in the manner that our courts interpret Sovereign Immunity and, in turn, its impact on our day to day lives.

Obama 'No Better' Than Bush In Key Area, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

A majority of Americans believe that President Barack Obama is either worse or no better at protecting civil liberties than former President George W....

This Man Claims He Threatened To Kill Obama To Get Medical Care

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2013 | Business

Severe chest pains drove one man to do the unthinkable to receive the medical attention he desired. Stephen Espalin, a homeless 57-year-old man li...

Obama's First-Term Green Legacy

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 02.19.2013 | Green
John Tepper Marlin

With Obama's reelection, in the teeth of huge spending by his opponents, the president is in a good position to get through elements of his original program that were left on the table. The devastation wrought by Superstorm Sandy may help make his case.

BOTH SIDES NOW: Will a Grand New Party evolve on Guns and Immigration?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgSpitzer and Matalin debate whether the GOP can shift on Immigration to avoid political suicide and on guns to reduce homocides. That's up to the Norquist of Guns -- Wayne LaPierre -- to allow NRA-owned electeds to stop the slaughter.

Why Middle-Class Families Need A Deal On The Fiscal Cliff

AP | By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 02.15.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — While much of Washington is consumed by the debate over tax increases scheduled to take effect next year, big tax hikes have alrea...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Nancy Pelosi Likens John Boehner's Fiscal Cliff Predicament To Iraq War Funding Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) had a message for House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) amid ongoing fiscal cliff negotiatio...