Archive | December, 2008

What Will PunditGirl Be Up to in the New Year?

December 25, 2008

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Awfully hard to tell from that look. But I have a feeling it will be fun, no matter what! Think she’ll have some pundit things to say? Maybe not, but if the hat is any clue, at least I’m in …

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Merry Christmas from the PunditMom Family!

December 25, 2008

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Even cookie baking is a little different when politics are involved! Happy and merry whatever you celebrate! And I will never reveal the true identity of the maker of this cookie! Photo by PunditMom…

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I’m a Sucker for Tradition!

December 24, 2008

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No matter what holiday you celebrate this time of year, it’s hard to beat It’s a Wonderful Life — at least the SNL version! Of course, some of the themes hit a little too close to home these days. In …

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Caroline Kennedy or Carolyn Maloney for Hillary’s Senate Seat?

December 22, 2008

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The talking heads continue to hash it out over whether Caroline Kennedy, the little-girl-of Camelot-turned-Senate-hopeful, should get the nod to take over Hillary Clinton’s New York Senate Seat. Many other names are being mentioned, but one that has …

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Rick Warren is NOT Change We Can Believe In

December 21, 2008

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Rick Warren has gotten more than his share of attention over the last week since Barack Obama announced that he would give the invocation at the inauguration. Not surprisingly, this has spurred a lot of conversation about whether Obama is …

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Green Obama

December 19, 2008

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As President Bush announced yet another bail-out, this time for American automakers, it’s hard to remember that there are other important problems that will need some serious attention when the administration takes over in January. One of those is …

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Thursday Quick Hits While I’m on the Phone with Blue Cross Blue Shield

December 18, 2008

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One good thing about having a home office is that I can work and take care of personal things at the same time, like when I have to do the whole silly “pre-notification” (not to be confused with pre-approval) process …

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PunditMom’s Wednesday Quick Hits — SEC vs. Congress

December 17, 2008

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As if the financial world hasn’t already been rocked to its core, now we are dealing with a $50 billion Ponzi scheme. Conveniently, Congress is pointing the finger at the SEC staff and SEC big-wigs are calling for an …

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Richard Nixon — The Gift That Keeps on Giving

December 16, 2008

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As a teenage political junkie, I was glued to the Watergate hearings in the 1970s. As a result, my fascination with Richard Nixon has never waned. So you know this movie, Frost/Nixon, has my name written all over it. But …

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What Made Caroline Kennedy Change Her Mind?

December 16, 2008

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I’ve been rolling the idea of Caroline Kennedy as a New York Senator around in my head going back and forth between, “Why not?” and “Why her?” Other than the fact that her last name is Kennedy (well, actually it’s …

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PunditMom’s Tuesday Quick Hits

December 16, 2008

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As you probably guessed, things are slowing down a bit here at PunditMom blog. Between election fatigue, the December holidays and other things going on, it’ll be a little slow here through the New Year. But while we’re re-grouping, here …

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I Guess I Have a Valid Point

December 15, 2008

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Two months ago, I was wondering here and at The Huffington Post what would have happened if a really smart woman on the economic and securities front had been listened to and hadn’t been railroaded by “the guys.” Today, I …

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