Archive | November, 2011

Herman Cain’s Sex Life: I Don’t Want to Hear About It

November 29, 2011

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I’ve been trying not to bang my head against the computer over the latest in the ‘Herman Cain Tries to Go to Washington’ saga.  My already-brewing migraine has to do with the revelations of his supposed thirteen-year affair, …

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Twittering Teen Ticks Off Governor

November 28, 2011

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If your high school senior goes on a school field trip to learn about state government, but isn’t a fan of the governor or his politics, what’s the best way to express that? (a) A senior thesis on political discourse,…

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Martin Luther King Memorial

November 26, 2011

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So much more overwhelming in person than any image can suggest … Image by Joanne Bamberger.  All rights reserved.…

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Mothers of Intention “Why I’m Political” Series — Jaelithe Judy

November 24, 2011

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Welcome to this month’s edition of the Why I’m Political series. Don’t run off! I know the word “politics” can be scary and conjure up images of never-ending presidential debates. But that’s not what this is about. It’s about thoughtful …

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Dear Super Committee: Here’s a Little Advice

November 21, 2011

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Compromise is not a word that a lot of people on Capitol Hill understand these days.  That’s particularly true when those who are entrenched in their own view of things can’t climb out of those trenches without a 12-foot ladder.…

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“Princess” Nancy Pelosi Should Be King

November 18, 2011

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GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain isn’t really making a name for himself as a champion for women. With allegations from at least four women that he sexually harassed them, and possibly sexually assaulted one, you’d think he’d dial back the …

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Pizza: Capitol Hill’s Favorite Vegetable!

November 17, 2011

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I am so glad I don’t have to worry much anymore about how to get vegetables into my daughters diet — I just need to have her eat more pizza and fries at school! Well, at least that’s what some …

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Is Gloria Cain in Denial?

November 14, 2011

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I hate to break it to Gloria Cain, but I think she might be in denial about her husband Herman. For Hillary Clinton, accusations against her husband President Bill Clinton about potential sexual extra-curricular activities could only be viewed …

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Parenting and Politics are Making Me Tired

November 14, 2011

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OK, I know we’re all tired.  We’re parents … being tired comes with the territory of night feedings, night terrors and nights waiting up when our kids are old enough to drive. But what I’m really tired about is the …

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Is Sexual Harassment the New Normal?

November 9, 2011

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  Herman Cain now has four women accusers saying he sexually harassed them and at least one recent story suggests that the number may rise. While Cain claims he’s not getting out of the 2012 Presidential race and that …

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Mississippi “Personhood” Amendment Isn’t About Saving Babies

November 7, 2011

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How would you feel if your doctor declared, “No more birth control for you!”  Or what if your life was at risk because you had an ectopic pregnancy and doctors wouldn’t operate on you for fear of being charged with …

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Mothers of Intention: “Why I’m Political” Series

November 4, 2011

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What are women voters thinking about for the 2012 election — when they’re not being bombarded by stories about Herman Cain’s lady troubles or Rick Perry’s very own Howard Dean moment?  It shouldn’t come as a surprise that they’re focused …

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