Tag Archive | "GOP"

Dear GOP: Something’s Missing

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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I watched pretty much all of the live coverage of the first full night of the Republican National Convention. I even watched it on C-SPAN so I wouldn’t get the spin of my usual (and favorite) talking heads! I truly …

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Republicans Fear Election Zombies

Monday, July 16, 2012

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  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 dearly departed to convince …

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Will Newt Gingrich Get a Second Date with Women Voters?

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

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South Carolina women loved Newt Gingrich. Women voters in Florida? Not so much. The results of the Florida Republican presidential primary show that while the ladies in the Palmetto State liked what Gingrich had to say as a candidate, …

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Herman Cain is Done. Or is He?

Monday, December 5, 2011

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Herman, Herman, Herman. Where do I even start with the end of the strange political journey of Herman Cain and his now-defunct presidential campaign?   Cain announced over the weekend that he was suspending his presidential bid

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Herman Cain: Do Claims of Sexual Harassment Matter?

Monday, October 31, 2011

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To the extent that you’ve been paying attention to the 2012 presidential campaign, you’ve probably heard of Herman Cain, the former Godfather’s Pizza guy who has this 9-9-9 plan for taxes and fixing the economy. No one, probably least of …

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PunditMom Gets Around …

Saturday, September 10, 2011

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  Where have I been hanging out this week besides PunditMom? No, I wasn’t in that beautiful Giverny garden in France, but I was a few other fun places …. I was honored to be selected by Working Mother Magazine …

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Barack Obama Wants to be a One Term President

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

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Am I the only one who senses that President Obama just isn’t himself lately?  I guess it shouldn’t come as any surprise that the original “Yes We Can!” enthusiasm has waned after two-and-a-half years of the GOP “…

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As Bachmann & Palin Shift Into Overdrive, Can We Steer Clear of “Catfight?”

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

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With the rollout of Sarah Palin’s East Coast bus tour extravaganza and Michele Bachmann’s near-announcement on Good Morning America that she’ll announce her presidential candidacy in Iowa in June, analysts are wondering, “Will they or won’t they?”  Is there enough …

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The GOP: ISO or SOL?

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

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Just as in the world of dating and matrimony, some political character traits or policy positions are deal breakers.   Smoking, chewing tobacco and an addiction to the current version of guy buddy movies? If I were still in the land …

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GOP Says Buh-bye Clean Energy

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

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In President Obama’s speech to outline his plan for bringing our budget woes under control, he pointed out that Republicans want to cut 70 percent of the money that goes to encouraging clean energy efforts in America.  I guess if …

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Maybe Republicans Just Don’t Like Girls

Friday, June 12, 2009

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Sarah Palin got dissed by fellow Republicans at a recent RNC fundraiser. Meghan McCain takes heat for not toeing the GOP party line on gay marriage and for criticizing Ann Coulter. And while Sonia Sotomayor isn’t a Republican, …

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Weighing in on Rush Limbaugh

Saturday, March 14, 2009

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Sorry, I couldn’t help myself with that title. Does Limbaugh remind you of Jabba the Hut these days or is it just me? Anyway, some of my bloggy sistas have already eloquently weighed in on the Newsweek cover story by …

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