Archive | November, 2007

Politics Immobilized

November 30, 2007

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A lot of politics were percolating in my mind this morning as I was waiting at the doctor’s office. The Republicans’ agenda of fear. Hillary trying to avoid and manage the press the way the current administration does. How …

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Political Haiku

November 29, 2007

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Republicans at debateCNN, YouTubeWhen do we get real answers? …

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Oprah and Obama

November 28, 2007

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Oprah and Obama. Obama and Oprah. OK, enough alliteration. But here’s my question. With Oprah’s announcement this week that not only is she officially supporting Barack Obama for the Democratic presidential nomination, but will also campaign for him, where does …

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You Know This Would All be Different if Men Could Breastfeed

November 27, 2007

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First Facebook banned photos of breastfeeding mothers. Now YouTube has jumped on the bandwagon. YouTube claims these photos of mothers who are rather discretely feeding their children violate the Terms of Use of their sites because such photos are …

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Do Republican Candidates Care About Women Voters?

November 26, 2007

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As we are now counting the days to the primaries and caucuses in January, I’m assuming (hoping? praying?) that voters will become more focused on the candidates, both Democratic and Republican, and where they stand on the issues that are …

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These Are a Few of My Favorite Shoes

November 26, 2007

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I’ve been tagged for a few memes recently and I apologize for being delinquent in keeping up. I promise, I haven’t forgotten. One that has been on my mind comes from my friend Lawyer Mama who knows that while …

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Does Every Woman Really Count?

November 24, 2007

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Every Woman Counts is a campaign sponsored by the Lifetime Network that is supposedly geared toward increasing the participation of women in the political process, encouraging more women to vote and to increase the national spotlight on issues that are …

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Now I Know the CPSC Doesn’t Care

November 23, 2007

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Having worked for a federal agency that annually goes underfunded and understaffed, initially I sympathized a teensy bit with the Consumer Product Safety Commission over the whole lead in toys fiasco. Don’t call the League of Maternal Justice on …

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Relax, It’s Turkey Day!

November 22, 2007

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Photo by PunditMom, November 2006…

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Punditry and Popularity Do Mix!

November 20, 2007

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When I was in high school, I ALWAYS wanted to be popular. But I ALWAYS fell into that middle nether world of not quite a cheerleader but not in the geek squad, either. It was a comfortable enough place to …

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Iowans Are Inscrutable

November 20, 2007

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I’m not quite sure why anyone is paying attention to polls about the Iowa caucuses. Caucusing is not like voting. If you’re lucky, at voting time you spend a few minutes waiting in line, a few minutes voting and then …

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A Change of Scenery

November 19, 2007

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Looking for me? I’m over here today!

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