Archive | September, 2008

PunditMom Says Go Read It: Michelle Obama at MOMocrats!!

September 30, 2008

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It’s only about a month until the Presidential election, so you know things are hoppin’ busy on the campaign trail. But Michelle Obama still took the time out to write a special guest post for MOMocrats on Making Our Voices

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Don’t Take That Tone With ME, Miss Nancy Pelosi!

September 30, 2008

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It’s not often that I’m surprised at what comes out of politicians’ mouths. But when House Minority Leader John Boehner and his crew started whining like a bunch of petulant children about how things were going on the economic bail-out …

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BREAKING NEWS: Economic Bail-Out Bill Fails

September 29, 2008

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Congress has failed to pass the economic bail-out/recovery bill, 227-206, and has moved on to other business for the day. What happens now? Friday it was Washington Mutual. Today, Wachovia. And now, banks around the world are having issues. …

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BREAKING NEWS: Congress Appears to Vote ‘No’ on Bailout

September 29, 2008

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The time has run out on the vote for the negotiated economic bail-out plan and it’s not looking good. At the moment, the vote is 228-205, with the ‘nays’ in the majority. And the market is down 500 and falling.…

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Is $100,000 Enough?

September 29, 2008

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Mr. PunditMom thinks I’m crazy. OK, on certain things, that’s not news. But he is shaking his head about why I’m looking into moving my savings account money from the bank where we have our separate and joint accounts. Since …

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The Obama/McCain Debate You Wanted to See

September 28, 2008

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There was plenty of good political humor on Saturday Night Live last night. Not that I stayed up to see it! But thanks the marvel of ‘the Google’ I can share their take on the Obama/McCain debate that could have …

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Remember This When You’re Watching the Presidential Debates

September 26, 2008

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In case your mind wanders while you’re watching the presidential debates, please remember this: I’m so glad she cleared that up for me. I was so confused about who was wearing the white hat. Think ‘a heartbeat away’ and ‘…

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An Open Letter to Jim Lehrer About the First Presidential Debate

September 26, 2008

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Dear Jim Lehrer, I know you’re probably all on pins and needles right about now, as Barack Obama and John McCain make their way to Mississippi for the first presidential debate. I know there were hours where you probably …

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Got Debate? Check Out C-Span!

September 26, 2008

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During the Republican and Democratic conventions, C-SPAN launched an interesting way to cover them — through their own blog! But C-SPAN didn’t just write their own commentary. That’s not the C-SPAN way! They also took posts and Twitter comments from …

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My Economic Blood Pressure is Up. Is Yours?

September 26, 2008

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Close your eyes. Relax. Take a deep breath in. Hold it. Now, let it out. Om. There, I just wanted to try to create a small moment of zen before I started talking about our economic mess. The one …

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Sarah Palin Says ‘Thanks, but No Thanks’ to America’s Moms

September 25, 2008

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Sarah Palin likes to say, “Thanks, but no thanks,” a lot. Through her Washington, D.C. office (yes, believe it or not, the Alaska Governor has an office in Washington!), she did it again yesterday MomsRising, a bi-partisan group, has been …

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Katie Couric Sits Down with Sarah Palin

September 24, 2008

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I’m waiting to see how this evening’s interview of Sarah Palin by CBS’ Katie Couric goes. Not that Katie needed any help, but she asked mothers around the blogosphere what they thought she should be asking Palin (yeah, you KNOW …

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