Archive | March, 2009

PunditMom Rants (again) About Media Coverage of Adoption — It’s Not Just About Madonna

March 31, 2009

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I really try to stick to more political things here at PunditMom, but sometimes I have to speak up when the media gets out of control with its coverage of adoption. This week, the Washington Post wrote this headline, “…

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Moms Are Going to Kick the Economy in the Butt!

March 28, 2009

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A cultural shift is going on when it comes to the economy. Sure, we’re all cutting back, clipping coupons and altering summer vacation plans (if we can even afford one). But this economic downturn is the kind that’s going to …

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What if "Women’s Work" was Centerpiece of the Stimulus Package?

March 27, 2009

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I know you might be wondering what glue I’ve been sniffing to wonder aloud about what our economic recovery could look like if “women’s work” was valued in the way men’s always has been. I don’t mean the stereotypical world …

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Mothers of Intention — Moms Inspired to Change History

March 26, 2009

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Well, spring break is upon us here at Chez PunditMom, so it’s a bit tough juggling the parenting and punditry duties! But that doesn’t mean I’m slacking off! You can find me over at MSN today with interviews of eight

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz Wants You to be EARLY

March 24, 2009

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I’ve had a girl crush on Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz for a long time, in my own geeky political mom sort of way. She’s more than just one of 435 in Congress — she’s a major player on Capitol Hill …

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Can Bill O’Reilly Say ‘Civil Assault?’

March 23, 2009

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[Civil] assault is an intentional attempt or threat to inflict injury upon a person, coupled with an apparent, present ability to cause the harm, which creates a reasonable apprehension of bodily harm or offensive contact in another. Assault does …

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When it Comes to Ruth Madoff, Whose Money is it Anyway?

March 20, 2009

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Ruth Madoff and I have something in common. No, Mr. PunditMom hasn’t been running his own multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme and I can guarantee you we don’t have a chateau in France or a getaway home in Florida. But I …

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Breaking the Economy to PunditGirl

March 19, 2009

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I see I need to have a little chat with my nine-year-old. The local Target or Old Navy are more our speed this year. Probably for the coming years, as well. What about you? Have a good ‘tightening the economic …

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And Now for Something Completely Different

March 17, 2009

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I’m ashamed to say this, but I’ve been keeping something from you. My plans for world domination have expanded and there are a couple of women you may know and love who are accomplices on this mission. It turns out …

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PunditMom’s "Kiss My Fat Ass" Campaign!

March 16, 2009

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I loved it when Tyra Banks said it to take on the people who wanted to lessen her accomplishments by criticizing how she looked in a bathing suit. Yes, Miss Tyra said it and now it’s time to say it

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Dear AIG, I’ve Solved Your Bonus Problem!

March 15, 2009

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I don’t practice law anymore, but after having contract law in my head for over 15 years, there are still a few tidbits bouncing around in there. Maybe I’d be better off if that wasn’t the case, because then this …

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Weighing in on Rush Limbaugh

March 14, 2009

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Sorry, I couldn’t help myself with that title. Does Limbaugh remind you of Jabba the Hut these days or is it just me? Anyway, some of my bloggy sistas have already eloquently weighed in on the Newsweek cover story by …

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