Archive | June, 2008

And Then There Was Vacation

June 27, 2008

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So the Democrats seem to have the whole “unity” thing under control. John McCain is apparently going to be spending some time learning about the interwebs. So, as things slow down a bit politically, that’s a good cue for me …

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Oh No, He Di’int!

June 27, 2008

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Grover Norquist. There’s a right-wing name that sends shivers up my liberal spine. While I’ve come to take whatever he says with a big ol’ salt lick, even he outdid himself today. According to Political Punch: Conservative activist Grover …

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Unity NOW!

June 27, 2008

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When I first heard about the Unity, New Hampshire appearance of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton to promote — what else, Democratic party unity — all I could think of was George’s father on Seinfeld yelling, “SERENITY NOW!!” You may …

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Unity Now?

June 26, 2008

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Friday, all political eyes will be on Unity, New Hampshire for the Unite for Change speech that Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are going to deliver. I understand the campaign’s desire to have a little symbolism, but for me …

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Dear Vanity Fair, Stop Asking Stupid Questions about Adoption

June 26, 2008

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Vanity Fair gets PunditMom’s new “Stupidest Question of the Month” award! I only occasionally buy Vanity Fair, but I’m stocking up on some vacation reading and thought the the July issue would be good on the airplane. Angelina Jolie of …

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Mothers of Intention — Summer Reading List!

June 25, 2008

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For something a little different for Mothers of Intention this week, I give you the PunditMom summer reading list! Here are some volumes on active political women to keep you energized through the long political summer! Madam President: Shattering the

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This Might Become My New Bedtime Favorite!

June 25, 2008

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And I know PunditGirl will like it, too! Goodnight Bush!

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Bush Says New Moms and Their Babies Cost Too Much

June 24, 2008

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When it was time to travel to China to bring home our little PunditBaby, I was working at a large government agency in a pretty senior position. I assumed that I would be able to take paid maternity leave, …

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We’re Not Niche Voters, We’re the Majority

June 24, 2008

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In keeping with my new $27 political revolution, I’m hoping to attend a book party tonight for the authors of The She Spot: Why Women are the Market for Changing the World. I met one of the authors, Lisa …

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Five-Year-Old Ben Gives PunditGirl a Run for Her Money

June 23, 2008

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Ben also wants to push George Bush off his “throne.” Hmmmm … Ben and PunditGirl. A match made in heaven?? Also, don’t forget to check out my $27 Political Revolution! Join in, make a difference AND get a cool blog …

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The Year of Turning 50 — Facing My Mortality After Tim Russert

June 23, 2008

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I know after reading that headline, you’re probably thinking, “Well, THAT’S a tad melodramatic!” And as a general matter, I would agree with you. But as I inch closer and closer to the next birthday, the knot in the …

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MOMocrats Podcast Sunday: Who’s Turning From Red to Blue?

June 21, 2008

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Join host Julie Pippert and MOMocrats Donna and Stephanie this Sunday, June 22 at 6 pm Eastern/3 pm Pacific for a lively discussion of the week’s news, some insight on states going from red to blue in November, and an …

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