Conservative’s Story About ‘How Republicans Are Born’ Backfires Spectacularly

Anti-tax activist Grover Norquist seemed to think he had the perfect example to explain his problem with taxes, and to illustrate ― as he put it ― “how Republicans are born.” On Sunday, the head of the conservative Americans for Tax Reform wrote on Twitter:  How Republicans are born…Daughter, 8, has been savings up to buy […]

Budweiser’s Super Bowl LI Ad Is A Story Of Overcoming Xenophobia

At some point during Super Bowl LI on Sunday, Anheuser-Busch will run an ad that tells the story of a man fulfilling his American dream in spite of the anti-immigrant sentiment he faced along the way.  In the ad, which was released online Tuesday, a German immigrant arrives by boat in the U.S., where he is […]

Weather Channel Destroys Breitbart Over BS Climate Change Story

A week after Breitbart News published a wildly inaccurate article chalking climate change up as a hoax, The Weather Channel decided to teach the hyper-conservative news outlet a thing or two about scientific fact. In a post to its website, TWC called the Breitbart piece, which relied heavily on a story published in the Daily Mail, “a prime example […]

Michelle Dempsey: Celebrating My Fourth Birthday As An Adult Woman (A Story Of Reinvention)

This weekend is my fourth birthday. Well, let me clarify. I’m a relatively mature 32 years old and frankly, I have enough life experience to easily d… Read more: Women's Empowerment, Empowerment, Self-Help, Self-Esteem, Self-Improvement, Reinvention, Birthdays, Personal Development, Women News Personal Development on Huffington Post

Here’s The Hollywood-Worthy Rio Gymnastics Story You Didn’t Hear

Houry Gebeshian appears to be living in a Hollywood screenplay. Her life resembles a gymnastics version of the 1993 cult football classic “Rudy,” complete with training montages, unlikely mentors, against-the-odds triumph, and lasting glory. This month, Gebeshian became the first female gymnast to represent Armenia at the Olympic Games, had the best meet of her […]