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BOTH SIDES NOW: Can Obama Sway Libs Loathing Iraq or Cons Loathing Him?

By Mark Green Tuesday night Obama bets his presidency for a third time (auto bailout, OBL raid). Will war-weary liberals really reject his pledge that Syria's not Iraq? Will hawks who supported an invasion over rumored WMD now oppose...Show More Summary

Recommending Weekend Anti-Obamacare Listening

Congress is in recess and some of your Congressmen are back home holding town hall meetings. I was honored to lead folks in the Pledge of Allegiance and give the invocation for the Lawrenceville town hall meeting of my Congressman Rob Woodall. Among other things, I prayed for peace. All I can say is imagine [...]

Dory Rand: Struggling Chicago-area Homeowners Still Need Help, Despite Some Positive Signs

It's too soon to break out the champagne. It seems unlikely that the foreclosure crisis over when more than a third of Chicago region homes are underwater and unemployment remains persistently high.

Jason Salzman: What Would Buck's Conscience Do To Women?

Given how desired women are by political campaigns in Colorado, it's astonishing that Buck is already doing what he did during the last election. That is, trying to say abortion doesn't matter; no one cares about it.

Molly Rowan Leach: Restorative Justice Is on the Rise

Restorative Justice is not about excusing crime or letting people off the hook. It's not about forcing forgiveness or even about forgiveness per se. What Restorative Justice is makes it the most powerful answer to the justice predicament that we've yet seen.

HuffPost Radio: BOTH SIDES NOW: Barack on Trayvon and Spitzer on Spitzer

Erick Erickson and Eliot Spitzer debate the impact of The Trial on race and justice. Is refusing to even talk about race a form of "colorblind racism?" Then: amateur boxer Harry Reid TKO's Mitch McConnell on the filibuster and Eliot compares the week he resigned to his relaunch week -- solitude vs. tsunami.

Charlotte Robinson: Richard Bowes Talks About His New Novel and LGBT Issues (AUDIO)

Dust Devil on a Quiet Street takes readers on an amazing ride. It's like traveling in a time machine through 50 years of gay life in New York City. Bowes shares everything from coming to terms with his sexuality to his struggle with overcoming years of substance abuse.

Jason Salzman: A Carnival Barker Who Preys on the Vulnerable

Still, we can agree that almost any local radio show is better than no local show. And even if Boyles is bad in many ways, he's not all bad.

HuffPost Radio: BOTH SIDES NOW: Sex, Substance and Spitzer

Shrum & Reagan debate why some survive scandal (Jefferson, Clinton) while others don't (Hart, Edwards). And there's unanimity that Morsi ouster is least worst option for Egypt, U.S., Democracy. And: Can Hillary be too old if Dutch wasn't?

HuffPost Radio: BOTH SIDES NOW: Gay Marriage, Black Voters and Roberts's Radicals-in-Robes

Ron Reagan and Erick Erickson debate judicial matters after the DOMA and VRA decisions. But there's a larger subtext -- is Obama's center-left country and Roberts's hard-right Court moving toward a collision? Then, Obama tries to cool off the planet and the frenzy over Snowden.

Jason Salzman: Wildfire Terrorism?

State Sen. Greg Brophy said yesterday on conservative radio that recent wildfires may have been started by terrorists and that "the Governor and Democrats" have left Colorado vulnerable to terrorist attacks due to their failure to spend millions of dollars on air tankers to fight forest fires.

Jason Salzman: A Defiant Secretary of State Says "Ethics Commission Is Part of the Left"

Sally Hopper, a Republican-appointee on the ethics commission, joined the unanimous vote against Gessler but was quoted in The Denver Post as saying, "a mountain was made of a molehill."

Jason Salzman: Wadhams Wants Non-Alienating GOP Candidates, Like Gessler?

If I were host Carlson, I would have asked Wadhams if substantive changes, even itsy bitsy ones, are required by GOP candidates to avoid the alienation trap.

HuffPost Radio: BOTH SIDES NOW: After 9/11, Is Obama's NSA Really a Version of Hoover's FBI?

Talk about 'Beyond Right & Left' -- when Franken-Rove clash with Scahill-Beck over the NSA program, knee-jerkers are confused. So Huffington & Matalin debate domestic snooping not by Hoover against protestors in the '60s but by Obama after 9/11 and Boston. Is Snowden an Ellsberg or Manning?

Charlotte Robinson: New Play Unbroken Circle a Family Affair (AUDIO)

This week I talked with Broadway veteran Seth Rudetsky about the new play Unbroken Circle he has produced. Set in 1970 Galveston, Texas, it is the story of a family brought together for the first time in years on the day of its patriarch's funeral.

HuffPost Radio: BOTH SIDES NOW: Scandals-without-Headines I: Constitution-Gate!

Show trials and screw-ups do not make for true "scandals." But what about GOP efforts to in effect deny the original intent of Article II when it comes to Obama's constitutional power to name judges? Spitzer & Matalin debate this as well as the NSA and Rice-Power appointments.

The Warriors Arena: Art Agnos v.Gary Radnich

Here's a fun one: former Mayor Art Agnos debating the Warriors arena with Gary Radnich and Larry Krueger. Radnich has always been my favorite sports guy, ever since his days on KRON TV (although Kruk and Kuip are the best live-action announcers), and Agnos is my favorite ex-mayor. Show More Summary

Charlotte Robinson: Michael Musto Talks LGBT Issues and Journalism Trends (AUDIO)

This week I talked with Michael Musto, the legendary NYC club and celebrity reporter whose weekly gossip column "La Dolce Musto," which ran in The Village Voice for 28 years, came to an abrupt end. We talked about the future of journalism and his spin on LGBT issues.

Man Who Helped Free Kidnapped Cleveland Women Gets Free Burgers for Life

Now entitled to the works. Charles Ramsey was sitting on his front porch eating a Big Mac one Monday evening earlier this month when he came to the aid of Amanda Berry, her daughter, and two other women. They were later revealed to be the kidnapping victims of local bus driver Ariel Castro. Show More Summary

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