Archive | January, 2007

Say what??

January 29, 2007

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If I asked Mr. PunditMom how I should vote in an election, he would either:(a) roll on the floor laughing at the hilarity of such a suggestion,(b) have me committed because he would know for sure that I …

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The Mystery of the Chinese "Baby Shortage"

January 25, 2007

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Things are a little crazy here today at Chez PunditMom. Getting ready for a little soiree tonight that I’ll tell you all about tomorrow! In the meantime, check out this op-ed piece from The New York Times called, “The Mystery

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State of the Presidency

January 24, 2007

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Everybody’s talking SOTU today. I admit I had not been able to watch the State of the Union speech for the last couple of years. I just could not stomach watching President Bush preen in front of the home crowd …

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Keep your hands off my penumbra

January 22, 2007

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Today, with the 34th anniversary of the uber-controversial Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade, increasing numbers of ultra-conservatives are taking up the fight to have it’s ruling — that state laws prohibiting abortions violate a woman’s constitutional right …

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You go, girl!

January 19, 2007

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While I was perusing the On Balance blog at the Washington Post this morning (which poses some good questions today about our fantasy vs. reality parenting expectations), I followed a link to this great interview at Esquire with Katie Couric

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Am I one of "those" moms?

January 18, 2007

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I didn’t mean for it to happen, really, really, I didn’t. Yet, here we are. We may be on the verge of being, dare I speak the word — OVERSCHEDULED! Before you judge, hear me out. I don’t think Rachel …

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Introducing the attorney for the defense — Steve Martin!

January 17, 2007

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I’m a little worried about Scooter Libby. He’s hired himself some very high priced attorneys to defend him in his Valerie Plame-outing trial that started yesterday. As someone who used to practice law, I’m pretty familiar with just how much …

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Peri, Meno & Poochy

January 16, 2007

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Manny, Moe & Jack. Larry, Moe & Curly. Janet, Jack & Chrissy. Yadda, yadda, yadda. Famous threesomes pervade our culture. Third time’s the charm. Bad luck comes in threes. Two’s company, three’s a crowd. I’d like to forget the …

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Not everything is a "cat fight"

January 13, 2007

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Rush Limbaugh and his pals just can’t help themselves. If two women on Capitol Hill disagree or say anything that seems like it causes a split in the sisterhood, it’s either a “cat fight” or we’re setting feminism back decades.…

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Reassurance from PunditMom

January 11, 2007

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Two of my favorite bloggers have been writing this week about the ascendance of their daughters to ‘girly-girl’ status. I just want to reassure them that being a girly-girl and a strong girl are not mutually exclusive. Just coincidentally, I …

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Instead of watching George W. Bush …

January 10, 2007

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I don’t know about you, but I don’t think I’m going to be able to stomach watching the President on TV tonight, announcing why he’s sending more troops to Iraq against the recommendations of the Iraq Study Group, most …

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An open letter to Madonna & Angelina

January 9, 2007

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Dear Madonna & Angelina, First, both of you take a deep breath. OK, now, as one adoptive mother to two others, I want to have a little sit down with you. There is no need to create a contest for …

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