Archive | July, 2012

Photo ID Laws Disenfranchise Women Voters

July 26, 2012

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Image via Jenny Lauck, with permission   Women voters beware. Right-wing attempts to push through tougher voter ID laws may keep you from voting in November. I’m not talking about zombie moms. I’m not talking about women trying to …

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3 Reasons You Should Care About the LIBOR Scandal

July 23, 2012

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Image via iStockPhoto/Yong Hian Lim   Have you heard about LIBOR? If so, you might be thinking it’s: (a) The name of the new Spiderman movie villain, (b) The second cousin to Lex Luthor, or (c) A baby name option …

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The Aurora Shooting: Maybe It’s OK to be a Helicopter Parent

July 20, 2012

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The shooting tragedy in Aurora, Colorado has parents like me thinking a lot about sending our kids to the movies. What we might have done yesterday probably won’t be what we will do tomorrow. I let our 12-year-old daughter go …

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Six Pieces of Advice for Marissa Mayer on “Having it All”

July 18, 2012

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Marissa Mayer, welcome to the 2012  “Having It All Olympics!” I’m sure you’re feeling warmly welcomed to this corner of the world now that you’ve announced your Google departure and your new gig as the CEO at floundering Yahoo

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Republicans Fear Election Zombies

July 16, 2012

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Image via iStockPhoto/Vladimir Semenov   Republicans see dead people. Well, they see dead people, and possibly zombies, when it comes to the visions of voter fraud that dance in their heads.  The GOP likes to conjure up images of the …

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Michelle Obama’s Miami School Visit Subversive?

July 11, 2012

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Image via Lighthearted Photography with permission   Stay in school! Graduate from high school! Register to vote! These are the subversive messages the Obamas have been trying to get into our children’s schools! Remember a couple of years …

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What Obamacare Means for One Mom

July 10, 2012

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The Affordable Care Act has been upheld by the Supreme Court, even though there was considerable media confusion about that at first. When the first reports came out when the decision was handed down, emotions ran high all across the …

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“#Allhaving” – The New Work/Life Balance Discussion?

July 3, 2012

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The work/life “balance conundrum is always a topic that’s ripe for discussion because there will never be a day when parents in general, and mothers in particular, don’t beat themselves up for the choices we all have to make.  Finding …

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