Archive | October, 2010

Sanity, Thy Name is Jon Stewart

October 31, 2010

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While the PunditMom household is readying for the annual Halloween festivities, please enjoy Jon Stewart’s speech from the Rally to Restore Sanity (and/or Fear!). Many conservatives have already been loudly protesting that this was nothing more than a liberal …

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Best of PunditMom – PunditMom’s $27 Election Revolution!

October 28, 2010

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Three years ago, I read a little tidbit of information that got me thinking.  And the more I thought about it, the more I believed this could be the answer to a political revolution that could really change things for …

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Year of the Republican Woman? Not.

October 26, 2010

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So we’ve heard a LOT about “The Year of the Republican Woman.” Conservative gals have been saying loudly and proudly that 2010 would be their year to take the country by storm, at least when it comes to electoral politics, …

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Motherhood: The Definitive Political Qualification?

October 25, 2010

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Women with children bring a unique perspective to the political process.  It’s no big secret I believe that and I’d like to think at this stage of the political game, it shouldn’t be a surprise to other politicos. But …

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If You Don’t Vote ….

October 22, 2010

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If you don’t vote in the 2010 mid-term elections …. … Nevada could have a senator who is out of touch with the issues of her state’s immigrant population and believes any girl or woman who is raped should be …

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Is 20 Years Too Long to Wait for a Smack-down Between Anita Hill and Virginia Thomas?

October 20, 2010

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Twenty years is a long time to hold a grudge.  Not that something like that is beyond me — tick me off in just the right way, and I can carry that grudge until it gets good and heavy!  But …

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WaPo’s Next Great American Pundit? Strike Two.

October 17, 2010

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Remember last year I tried my hand at the somewhat oddly constructed contest that the Washington Post created to get free content called, The Next Great American Pundit.  Thousands of people entered and I did not make the cut.  …

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52?! How the Hell Did I Get Here?

October 15, 2010

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Yes, I’ll just put it out there. 52. How the hell did I get here?  Wasn’t I just graduating from law school the other day?  I try really hard not to obsess about the age thing this time of year …

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Mothers of Intention — Uninsured and Pregnant, by Casey of Moosh in Indy

October 14, 2010

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I haven’t had any guest posts written specifically for Mothers of Intention for a while.  But when my friend Casey (you may know her better as Moosh in Indy) told me about her current insurance situation, I asked her …

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The Great Conservative Double Standard of Krystal Ball

October 12, 2010

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Krystal Ball (yes that is her real name!), the Democratic candidate in the 1st Congressional District of Virginia, could be the undoing of conservative women who’ve complained for years that they’re the true victims of sexism and that left-leaning women …

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Mothers of Intention — Chicago Sit-in for an Elementary School Library

October 11, 2010

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Sometimes it’s easy to forget that I live in a world of relative privilege.  No, I’m not a millionaire or getting ready to jet off to any exotic location for the holidays (though I did see some interesting “wildlife” in …

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Mothers of Intention — Blogalicious Weekend Edition

October 9, 2010

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As I’m managing my nerves while I prepare for my panel at the fabulous Blogalicious conference, I just wanted to make sure you had some good reading material to ponder and discuss: It’s not corn sugar. It’s high fructose

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