Archive | March, 2012

“Sexy” President Obama?

March 30, 2012

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Because this is just too fun not to watch …. …

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Rick Santorum: GOP Ladies’ Man

March 29, 2012

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Conservative women voters LOVE Rick Santorum! While those of us on the Democratic side of the aisle worry about what will happen to our access to birth control and our reproductive health rights if the former Pennsylvania Senator were to …

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The Race Card & Trayvon Martin: Can We Even Start to Explain it to Our Kids?

March 28, 2012

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Image by Joanne Bamberger. All rights reserved. cc   I’m certainly not the first to weigh in on the Trayvon Martin tragedy and the question of how to talk about his killing, as well as the issue of race, with …

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Mitt Romney and the Etch-a-Sktech: Not a Child’s Tale

March 22, 2012

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Thank you for this, Rachel Maddow Show! Image via maddowblog.msnbc.msn.com…

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Michelle Obama: Middle Class Secret Weapon for 2012

March 19, 2012

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Vice President Joe Biden is being touted as the Obama re-election campaign’s secret weapon to connect with the all-important middle class vote.  But the VP isn’t the only one with working class roots on the Obama team — what about …

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A Short, Open Letter to Hillary Clinton

March 17, 2012

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Dear Hillary, I so loved your speech last week from the Women in the World conference, as well as Meryl Streep’s brilliant introduction of you. You’ve had so many wonderful and inspiring moments as someone who has been a tireless …

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Political Ambition and Women

March 16, 2012

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As part of my ongoing duties over at iVillage iVote during the 2012 election, I get to be part of some amazing video conversations, like this one with iVillage Chief Correspondent Kelly Wallace and author/activist Gloria Feldt.  We had …

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Slut or Snob: Which is the Bigger Political Badge of Honor?

March 15, 2012

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Did anyone seriously think that in 2012 we’d be calling people “snobs” for suggesting that every American child should have the opportunity to go to college?  Or that women taking responsibility for their “ladies’ health” issues would be …

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Explaining Political Birds and Bees to a 12-Year-Old

March 15, 2012

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PunditGirl: Mom, why don’t you and dad like Rick Santorum? Me: Well, remember a couple of years ago, when we talked about how babies get made? PunditGirl: Yeah …. Me: And remember how you got …

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Leadership Through Women’s Compassion

March 13, 2012

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When it comes to Hillary Clinton most people have very strong feelings. Few people are lukewarm in their thinking about the former First Lady/U.S. Senator/presidential candidate/Secretary of State.  You either love her for all she’s accomplished or hate her for …

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Which Sarah Palin Do You Prefer?

March 9, 2012

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Image via iStockPhoto/ GYI NSEA If you’re feeling a little rogue, get ready for more Mama Grizzly than you can stand because Sarah Palin is coming to multiple screens near you! As frustrated and conflicted Republicans are trying to choose …

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Super Tuesday and Mitt Romney: Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places?

March 7, 2012

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Mitt Romney was the big winner on Super Tuesday.  Or was he? Yes, he placed first in six of the ten state races. Yes, he came out on top in Ohio, the most watched contest of the night. But …

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