Archive | December, 2010

You Lookin’ for Me over the Holidays?

December 24, 2010

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As I try to get all the wrapping done, get last few batches of cookies in the oven, and make a quick trip to see my friend’s art exhibit before it closes, you can find me in a couple of …

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Embrace Your Inner PunditMom with These Holiday Gifts

December 23, 2010

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There are plenty of political holiday gift giving lists this time of year — some just can’t resist the Hillary Nutcracker and I’m sure the George W. Bush ‘Miss Me Yet?’ coffee mug are always good for a laugh.  But …

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Mothers of Intention — Holiday Lame Duck Edition

December 22, 2010

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This time of year, it’s easy to feel like a lame duck.  Congress claims it can’t get anything done because some people are on the way out and others are on the way in.  As evidenced by the doings …

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Are Women Losing the Cable Punditry Wars?

December 20, 2010

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It was supposed to be good news for women political analysts and pundits when long-time journalist Mika Brzezinski joined Joe Scarborough as a full-fledged co-anchor, bringing a much needed dose of estrogen to a morning show where testosterone of mostly …

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What’s John Boehner’s Crying Game?

December 14, 2010

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Ohio Congressman and House Speaker-elect John Boehner is our town crier. Not a cry-baby crier, but an ‘It might be politically expedient to show my softer side’ kind of crier. He cries when he talks about his childhood, his family, …

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PunditMom’s Got a New Gig!!

December 9, 2010

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Where have I been the last couple of days?  Working on some writing for my exciting new gig at Politics Daily and Woman Up! Check out all the fabulous women who are writing there.  Hey, cable guys — you say …

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Elizabeth Edwards Knew What Was Important

December 7, 2010

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Elizabeth Edwards died today at the age of 61 after her long battle with breast cancer. While I never met Elizabeth Edwards in person (the line was so long at BlogHer ’07, I never made it to the front), …

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Five Budget Holiday Gifts for Congress

December 7, 2010

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As Congress and the President have been battling it out over who is getting holiday “gifts” of tax cuts and other legislative goodies, it’s made me think that maybe we should be giving them a little something for the December …

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GOP Threatens Food Programs for Political Gain

December 3, 2010

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Two bills concerning the food we feed our children are headed to the President’s desk to be signed into law — a comprehensive food safety bill to put the brakes on the growing phenomenon of tainted food in our country …

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Prostitute Hirer or Pulitzer Winner: Who Would You Rather See on CNN?

December 2, 2010

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When CNN first announced that it was replacing Campbell Brown’s nightly news show with an hour of talking head analysis featuring disgraced former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer and Pulitzer Prize-winning conservative columnist Kathleen Parker, I gave Parker/Spitzer two months …

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