Archive | October, 2011

Herman Cain: Do Claims of Sexual Harassment Matter?

October 31, 2011

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To the extent that you’ve been paying attention to the 2012 presidential campaign, you’ve probably heard of Herman Cain, the former Godfather’s Pizza guy who has this 9-9-9 plan for taxes and fixing the economy. No one, probably least of …

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Where the Heck Was PunditMom This Week?

October 29, 2011

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Yes, things have been a little quiet here, but I promise, I have good reasons: Welllll, I’ve been launching a new project I think you’ll enjoy called The Broad Side.  It’s a new online magazine that will feature …

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Mothers of Intention — ONE Day of Action for Mothers and Children

October 25, 2011

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I’m excited to be heading to Capitol Hill today with the ONE team and the moms who traveled to Kenya to see how families there are benfiting from U.S. aid to help treate HIV/Aids.  This video says a little something …

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Flat Tax Policy: The New New Thing for 2012

October 24, 2011

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via iStock Photo/Thomas Dickson Have you noticed that tax policy is the new new thing for the GOP presidential candidates? Not thoughtful, analytical or well-reasoned tax policy, mind you.  But some of the Republican presidential wannabes are embracing the idea …

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What I’m Reading …

October 24, 2011

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As I’m getting ready for some exciting stuff this week (more to come shortly!), I wanted to give you some good reading material for the beginning of the week.  I’d love to hear what you think about these articles from …

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Miss Representation: A Must See Movie

October 21, 2011

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  “You can’t be what you can’t see.” That’s how the award-winning film Miss Representation begins, a movie that takes a critical look at negative portrayals of women in the media and how that undermines the ability of today’s generation …

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What I’m Reading Today

October 20, 2011

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As I’m getting ready for this weekend’s Blogalicious conference and the panel I’m on to talk about philanthropy in the digital age, I’m trying to catch up on a little reading, too.  Here are some articles I thought you’d enjoy, …

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Do Women Need a Woman to Stay Engaged in the 2012 Race?

October 14, 2011

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via iStock Photo/Sean Locke Women candidates for president or vice president have been far and few between in our lifetimes. Until 2008, to see any woman on a national ticket, regardless of party, was a rarity.  Sure, there were a …

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Elizabeth Warren: The Every Woman for Both Parties

October 12, 2011

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Whether you’re an Elizabeth Warren fan or not (I have admitted in the past that I do have a little girl crush on the woman who says it like it is), this political “ad” should appeal to pretty much everyone:…

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Occupy Wall Street: The New Tea Party Movement?

October 6, 2011

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Some on the right are trying to portray the Occupy Wall Street movement as just a bunch of hippies and trust-fund babies who have nothing better to do with their time than smear the good names of all those Wall …

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Michelle Obama’s Sneaky Target Outing

October 6, 2011

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So many women, regardless of party affiliation, are fans of Michelle Obama’s fashion sense.  Sure there are some haters, but the First Lady gets tons of attention for her shopping savvy, style choices and updated Jackie Kennedy flair. But no …

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Chris Christie is Out. Any More Republicans In?

October 5, 2011

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Our brief national fascination with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s “will he or won’t he” moment is over.  Christie made it official today by announcing that he will not for the 2012 Republican Presidential nomination. For months, many vocal Republicans …

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