Stories by Arianna Huffington

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Posted on: Jun 30, 2005, Source: AlterNet

If you could distill this administration down to a single thing it would be this: a pathological aversion to changing course.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2005, Source: AlterNet

When one of these big league non-stories ends, they just call up a new one from the minors . . . and off they go with another round of breathless reporting.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2005, Source: AlterNet

'Rally round the president when the nation is at war' is the American tradition -- but only for a time. Bush was able to keep Iraq at bay long enough to get re-elected, but the debacle threatens to derail his second term.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2005, Source: AlterNet

During his 'Meet the Press' appearance, RNC chair Ken Mehlman was allowed to distort, twist, manipulate and obfuscate his way through every stop on the disinformation highway.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Democrats cannot continue to ignore the war in Iraq and hope that we can ever again be a majority party. It's time we started demanding some answers.

Posted on: May 26, 2005, Source: AlterNet

When will Democrats realize that they will remain a minority party so long as they only dare to take on Bush and the Republicans on domestic issues?

Posted on: Apr 20, 2005, Source: AlterNet

When it comes to raking in the cash, clearly nothing is sacred for DeLay. Not even compassion.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2005, Source: AlterNet

An excerpt from the <i><a href="http://www.alternet.org/sms/">Start Making Sense</a></i> section Understanding the Election: "Interview with Arianna Huffington."

Posted on: Apr 12, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The media have outed themselves as the ultimate necrophiliacs. I expect CNN and Forest Lawn to announce a sponsorship agreement any day now.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Bush's definition of homeland security doesn't include things like the safety of our streets, especially the streets of our inner cities, which have become war zones.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Congressional Democrats are once again pathetically misreading what moral values mean in a political context.

Posted on: Mar 23, 2005, Source: AlterNet

When it comes to dealing with the many energy-related crises we're facing, can the Bushies really go on pretending that their policies are any more forward-looking than a rerun of <i>That '70s Show</i>?

Posted on: Mar 18, 2005, Source: AlterNet

In any freshman course in logic, the White House reasoning would collapse, shot full of holes.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2005, Source: AlterNet

It's one thing for credit card companies to exact their pound of flesh even as their profits soar. But shouldn't we hold our elected officials to a higher standard?

Posted on: Mar 2, 2005, Source: AlterNet

I have seen the future of progressive leadership in America, and its name is Andy Stern.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Fire up those TiVos, disinformation fans; Rummy TV is coming soon to a flat screen near you. "If you hate the truth, you'll love DoD TV!"

Posted on: Feb 16, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Michael Eisner is the Disneyland doppelganger of Arnold Schwarzenegger &#8211; both men forge personal bonds with others, then turn around and stab them in the the back.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2005, Source: AlterNet

By even the most charitable standard, the effort to rebuild Iraq has been an unmitigated disaster &#8211; it's a cornucopia of waste, fraud, cronyism, secret no-bid contracts and profiteering cloaked in patriotism.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The Iraqi election's Kodak moment, however moving, should not be allowed to erase all that came before it, leaving us unprepared for all that may come after it.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2005, Source: AlterNet

In a world where politics and entertainment are almost inseparable, why not offer some awards to the politicos, too?

Posted on: Jan 19, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The Democrats should do everything in their admittedly diminished power to try to place some conditions before they vote for another $80 to $100 billion in supplemental funding for the war in Iraq.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The evidence is overwhelming. Everywhere you look, it's IOUs passed on to future generations: Record federal debt. Record foreign debt. Record budget deficits. Record trade deficits.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2005, Source: AlterNet

It turns out there was just too much gunk clogging up my internal hard drive to get rid of it all with a single cleansing.

Posted on: Dec 28, 2004, Source: AlterNet

It was a year full of memorable events, but here are some worth forgetting.

Posted on: Dec 22, 2004, Source: AlterNet

The plan to do away with judicial filibusters is an out-and-out power grab by the president and his Congressional accomplices.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2004, Source: AlterNet

The time has come to stop being cowed by accusations that criticizing the war is the same as criticizing the troops and to start speaking the truth.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Anyone raising the idea that the party needs to "move to the middle" should immediately be escorted out of the building.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2004, Source: AlterNet

The reclamation project doesn't have to be a long one for the Democratic Party &#8211; we need merely to look at recent political history.

Posted on: Nov 24, 2004, Source: AlterNet

If the Democratic Party is serious about reclaiming the moral values high ground, it needs to take a long hard look in the medicine chest mirror.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2004, Source: AlterNet

How the Kerry campaign was run into the ground by the pollsters, the strategists, the consultants &#8211; and the Clintonistas.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2004, Source: AlterNet

It seems like everyone with a (D) after his or her name is suddenly seeing the moral values light.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Democrats have a winning message. They just have to trust it enough to deliver it.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2004, Source: AlterNet

George W. is truly corrupting faith and dragging it into the political gutter.

Posted on: Oct 20, 2004, Source: AlterNet

All indications point to a radical turnaround in young voter turnout in the coming election &#8211; a turnaround fueled by a force more powerful than all the electoral hurdles placed in young people's way.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Call it ludicrous, but the most important election of our lifetime is coming down to who can best pacify the electorate's inner baby.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Despite mounting evidence that poll results can't be trusted, pundits and politicians continue to treat them with a reverence ancient Romans reserved for chicken entrails.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Bush and the GOP have taken their bible-thumping ways to a whole new level: now they're using the Good Book to try and bash in the skulls of their opponents.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Will the world's most exclusive club get a much needed infusion of new blood?

Posted on: Sep 15, 2004, Source: AlterNet

This Howler has to come in John Kerry's voice &#8211; and the message has to be pounded, Rove-style, day after day, week after week, until it sinks in.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2004, Source: AlterNet

The storyline of this campain is really about heroes and villains; if Kerry continues to tell the story of the Other America, he will be the hero.

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