Tag Archive | "Lilly Ledbetter"

A New President Obama? Thoughts on State of the Union 2013

Thursday, February 14, 2013

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Image via WhiteHouse.gov/Official White House Photo by Pete Souza   For years, I’ve had a pet peeve with President Obama. I knew he wasn’t as progressive as many Democrats thought he was in 2008. Don’t get me wrong — I …

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President Obama and the Chamber of Commerce: Bad News for Women?

Thursday, February 10, 2011

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When I saw news clips of President Obama walking across Pennsylvania Avenue to make a much-lauded speech to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the first thought that came into my head was, “Well, there’s one more stake in the heart …

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Things That Made Me Mad Today — Editing My Manuscript Edition

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

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Man, this writing and editing a book is a lot of work!  While I’m trying to get things finished here, there are things I want to write about, but don’t have enough time for.  So I’m putting them in my …

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It’s Time for “Equal” to Be The New “Good”

Monday, May 24, 2010

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Do I really have to put on my “good girl” face if I want to be treated fairly by employers rather than just having a straightforward conversation about why I, as a woman, am deserving of equal pay for equal …

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PunditMom Video Saturday — Lilly Ledbetter is Still Working for Us!

Saturday, January 30, 2010

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I had a chance to be on a conference call this week with Lilly Ledbetter, the woman who has become an icon in the fight for fair pay and equal status for women in the workplace.  While the a …

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Do We Really Need a Presidential Commission on Women?

Thursday, February 19, 2009

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So far American women are doing pretty well since President Barack Obama took office. He’s only been President for a month, and already he’s signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which will hopefully go a long way toward getting …

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Goodyear, You Can Spare $360K for Lilly Ledbetter

Thursday, February 5, 2009

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As so many women have been basking in the glow of the passage of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, the news reports reminded us that even though Lilly has become a standard bearer for the fight for fair pay …

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PunditMom and MojoMom Strike Again!

Saturday, January 31, 2009

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When MojoMom (also known as Amy Tiemann) calls, I always answer! This week, she invited to me to hang out at her podcast to have a political chat about our new president, the newly signed Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Law

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The ‘One Step Forward, Two Steps Back’ Dance for Women

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

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I’m not trying to be a party pooper. Borrowing one of PunditGirl’s new favorite words — I’m “ecstatic” that the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act is going to get signed into law by President Barack Obama. It’s a wonderful step …

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PunditMom’s SpinCycle Wednesday Ice & Snow Edition

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

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Good icy Wednesday morning! We’re iced in here at Chez PunditMom — no school, but that’s OK as PunditGirl is trying to devour Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. But that doesn’t mean that politics stops on a …

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Spin Cycle Tuesday — Blagojevich Takes on The View & More!

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

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Blago gets really brave and takes on the ladies of The View.There’s a huge leap forward today for women around the world — President Obama repealed the global gag rule, which prohibited foreign aid from the US to …

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PunditMom’s Spin Cycle Sunday — OH NO! I Agree with Campbell Brown!

Sunday, January 25, 2009

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What do you think — does she have a point about President Brarack Obama and transparency? After I posted the list of Senators who voted against the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay legislation — those who voted against it were all …

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