Tag Archive | "Afghanistan"

Ridiculous Politics

Saturday, July 16, 2011

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Just when I think that the world of politics can’t get any more ridiculous, someone comes along to prove me wrong. Some Americans are still holding the Vietnam War against Jane Fonda and apparently they all watch QVC.  Because there …

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Osama bin Laden is Dead: Time to Re-stock the 9/11 Emergency Kit

Monday, May 2, 2011

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Osama bin Laden is dead. Do you know where your duct tape and canned foods are? The man we’ve been tracking for a decade, and the reason so many American lives have been lost in Afghanistan and Iraq, has finally …

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TIME Magazine & Afghan Women – Should We Stay or Should We Go?

Thursday, July 29, 2010

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Take a look at this face.  Are you willing to turn away from it? This week’s TIME Magazine cover is powerful and disturbing, forcing us to face an image of an 18-year-old Afghan wife who’s had her ears and nose …

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The Rolling Stone Demise of General McChrystal: There’s Much More to Know About Afghanistan

Friday, June 25, 2010

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The media has been paying a lot of attention to Afghanistan in the last week, but not because they’re telling us what’s up with the war.  Coverage of what’s going on there is pretty much a back burner thing on …

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Mothers of Intention — Thinking Edition

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

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Not that I don’t try to make all the Mothers of Intention features thinking posts — be they guest essays or a round-up of great posts I’ve found on my blogosphere journeys — but there’s some really deep thinking to …

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Will Increased Presence in Afghanistan Make Barack Obama a One Term President?

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

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Yes, we need a better plan for Afghanistan. But when I learned that more troops were headed there I thought, ‘Barack Obama may have just lost 2012.‘ I listened dutifully to the President’s speech last night, which you can

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So Many Mothers of Intention, So Little Time!

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

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There are so many Mothers of Intention out there in the blogosphere these days, that I wanted to highlight a few recent, amazing posts that are must-reads.  I am proud to call these three women friends, even though I don’t …

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What You Don’t Know About the Iraq War

Friday, June 20, 2008

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With the 24/7 media coverage of the presidential campaign, Michelle Obama on The View and stories about what John McCain calls his wife, there’s a news gorilla in the room we’ve been ignoring — the Iraq War. Sure, we …

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