Archive | January, 2012

President Obama Loves the Super Bowl

January 30, 2012

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Well, at least he seems to like this Super Bowl between Romney and Gingrich!   Image via NewYorker.com Source: NewYorker.com

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Hillary’s Hair: We Can’t Help Ourselves

January 26, 2012

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Hillary Clinton and her controversial headbands are back!  While President Obama’s State of the Union address has been much talked about and we loved seeing now-retired Congresswoman Gabby Giffords make her appearance on the House floor as he gave …

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Mom Vote 2012 — Who Are the GOP Candidates?

January 24, 2012

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Who are the current Republican candidates running for president?  The list is changing every week, as some of the candidates we thought we’d see through more of the primary season have dropped out.  We’ve said goodbye to Michele Bachmann, …

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Gabby Giffords: I Know We’ll See Her Again

January 23, 2012

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I think we can all agree that Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is an amazing woman.  Whether you’re a Republican or a Democrat or somewhere in between, I have a feeling you’ve been rooting for the woman many of us now just …

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PunditMom Reads of the Week — 1/21/12 Edition

January 21, 2012

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I’ve always loved to collect hearts and I especially love finding them in unexpected places.  In a piece of sea glass or in part of a cactus: That’s one of the reasons I loved this post from Jessica Ashley at

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Newt Gingrich: Just Swinging Through the Campaign

January 20, 2012

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So the conservative right is coming to the defense of Newt “I will always defend traditional marriage” Gingrich — the man who tried to bring down President Bill Clinton over the Monica Lewinsky affair while at the same time telling …

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Newt Gingrich’s Very Bad, Horrible, Wonderful, No Good Day

January 19, 2012

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It was the best of time and it was the worst of times for Newt Gingrich today.  I couldn’t help thinking both of that line from A Tale of Two Cities with the political events of the day, as well …

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Political Crazy Times!

January 19, 2012

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Image via Boris Rasin via Wikimedia/Creative Commons license There is just TOO much going on in the world of presidential politics to weigh in on all the pundit-y goodness that could surely fill pages of this site!  But what’s a …

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My Hillary Clinton Fantasy!

January 19, 2012

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Image via www.state.gov/secretary/ Poor Hillary Clinton. She never gets a break when it comes to the political rumor mill. Will she run against President Obama in 2012? Did she say she wanted to retire from being Secretary of State in …

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4 Ways Michelle Obama Should Celebrate Her Birthday

January 17, 2012

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Image via WhiteHouse.org/Pete Souza Happy birthday, Michelle Obama! Turning 48?  Hey, you’re still just a youngster! You know what they say — 48 is the new 28. If you’re even a little bit like me, though, at 48 you see …

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7 Reasons Men Rule in Politics

January 14, 2012

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Men still rule the school when it comes to the world of politics. I know that’s not really news, but it’s good to have someone do a study about this sort of thing just to remind us that the more …

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Jodi Kantor Looks at “The Obamas” as Parents

January 13, 2012

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Image via JodiKantor.net The just-released, best-selling book “The Obamas”  written by New York Times correspondent Jodi Kantor is getting a lot of push back from the White House in connection with her reporting of Mrs. Obama’s interactions …

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