Archive | January, 2010

PunditMom Video Saturday — Lilly Ledbetter is Still Working for Us!

January 30, 2010

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I had a chance to be on a conference call this week with Lilly Ledbetter, the woman who has become an icon in the fight for fair pay and equal status for women in the workplace.  While the a …

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Political Quote of the Week

January 29, 2010

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on health care reform: “As I said to some friends … in the press, we will go through the gate. If the gate is closed, we will go over the fence. If the fence …

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“Send the Men Home” — Is it Sexist if It’s True?

January 27, 2010

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How can we get health care done?  Easy, if you believe some women in Congress: I heard about Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter’s (D-N.H.) comments before they hit the mainstream media yesterday, thanks to XM Radio channel POTUS (Politics of the United …

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Ed Rendell, John Edwards, Barack Obama & Lilly Ledbetter

January 26, 2010

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No, I don’t have a bad joke that includes them walking into a bar or being on a life raft.  But I do have a few random political thoughts about each of them today.  Hey, I can share here just …

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Game Change — Sexism at its Worst

January 25, 2010

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So let me get this straight — with the exception of Michelle Obama, all the women who were center stage in the 2008 presidential election (whether they were candidates or not) are bitchy, stupid, whining shrews? If this is where …

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Politics Free Sunday

January 24, 2010

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I can’t guarantee one of these for every Sunday this year, but I thought this would be a good start. Image by PunditMom…

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A Little Light Reading!

January 22, 2010

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While I’m trying to get some book writing work down today, here’s some excellent reading — I just wish I had some time to weigh in on all these right now! – Why the Game Change guys who want you …

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Raising a Political Child? National Geographic Can Help!

January 20, 2010

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There’s no question that PunditGirl gets a good dose of the political just by being my daughter!  But, I really do make a point for her to see more than one side of the world and give her as many …

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Mothers of Intention — Are We Going to Let Haitian Orphans Die?

January 18, 2010

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As a mom by adoption to the fabulous PunditGirl, it was difficult for me to watch all the footage in the past days about the many orphans in Haiti — especially the ones who have parents who are just waiting

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Am I Angrier at Martha Coakley or the Democratic Party?

January 17, 2010

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I feel that I should write something thoughtful and analytical about the state of  race in Massachusetts to fill the Senate seat of the late Ted Kennedy.  But I’m too angry. Massachusetts Democrats blew a 30 percent lead to a

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Sarah Palin Redux

January 16, 2010

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I hope somewhere Katie Couric is doing the victory dance today  …. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Maybe someone should introduce Palin to some history primers and an intensive media training …

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#Moms4Haiti on Twitter

January 14, 2010

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Everyone has been tweeting about the devastation in Haiti following the earthquake earlier this week.  Actually, the devastation isn’t done since aftershocks are still occurring.  Lots of people are trying to help, but the roads are in horrible shape and …

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