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Wall Street's All-Out War Against Financial Regulation Continues Unabated

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 03.18.2014 | Business
Dennis M. Kelleher

Only in the warped, distorted, Alice-in-Wonderland world of Wall Street would one think "Washington went to war against big Wall Street banks" or that "Washington won [the war] in a blowout," as said today in a Politico article.

Remember 'The Whoopee Cushion' ?

Christopher Lamb | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics
Christopher Lamb

As New Hampshire votes tomorrow, the GOP presidential candidates will remove their grease paint, put away their cream pies and banana peels, take down their tents, and take their show to South Carolina. There is no more fitting place for these particular candidates during this particular presidential campaign than in the state known as "America's whoopee cushion."

Obey's Afghanistan: At Long Last, It's Guns vs. Butter

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

One of the many destructive legacies of the Reagan Era was the effective Washington consensus that wars and other military spending exist on their own...

Supreme Okie Doke

Charles D. Ellison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles D. Ellison

We should expect the usual lights, camera and dull action during this Supreme Court nomination process. It will be as noticed by the general public a...

Meg Stapleton and the Lies of Sarah Palin

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Palin has left a wide swath of human collateral damage in her wake. Now add the inimitable Meg Stapleton to the list.

To Heilemann, Halperin and Politico: I'll Proudly Defend Hillary Clinton, On the Record

Peter Daou | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Daou

It's important to state for the record, contra Game Change or at least Politico's interpretation of the book, that if anything, Hillary's campaign let her down, not the reverse.

Torture is Not About "Winning the Afternoon," OK?

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Will Bunch

The torture issue doesn't lend itself to cute little "up" and "down" arrows, to dueling cable shouters "on the right" and "on the left," to all the little devices we in the media use.

HuffPo Readers Wax Poetic in Comments

Paul Peete | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paul Peete

In the comment section of a recent story on the Huffington Post, posters started making up limericks and poetry about the article's subject, Gov. Palin.

When Bill Clinton Met Mayhill Fowler on the Rope Line

Jay Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jay Rosen

Newsroom people, you don't have to leave the moral universe you grew up in. Just admit the possibility of another valid one beyond yours.