Tag Archive | "poverty"

Rick Warren & His Let Them Eat Cake Social Policy

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

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Rick Warren is one of the most high-profile religious leaders in America. If you’re not familiar, he’s the head of the Saddleback mega-church in California and an author who apparently is on somewhat friendly terms with President Obama.  But …

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Mothers of Intention: Moms are the New Activists!

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

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Yup, that's me there with Nancy Pelosi!   If someone asked you to take a day out of your life to help mothers and children who are the poorest of the poor, who need the things we take for granted …

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Occupy Wall Street: The New Tea Party Movement?

Thursday, October 6, 2011

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Some on the right are trying to portray the Occupy Wall Street movement as just a bunch of hippies and trust-fund babies who have nothing better to do with their time than smear the good names of all those Wall …

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ONE Moms in Kenya: A Trip of a Lifetime

Monday, August 8, 2011

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Remember I told you last week about ten amazing women — including some of my very good friends — who were invited to go to Kenya by ONE to see firsthand the health and hunger issues in Kenya, especially for …

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ONE Campaign Takes Some of My Favorite Women to Kenya

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

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There’s poverty in the United States.  No doubt about that.  And there are millions of children who go to bed hungry at night in America.  But there is a totally different kind of poverty all across the world that gets …

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Best of PunditMom — Family-Oriented Non-Profit Groups ask, “Where are our issues online?”

Thursday, August 27, 2009

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Last year, I was asked to speak to a group of women about blogging. At the time, it was something I hadn’t done much of. Instead of sitting here at my computer doing it, I had to actually put on …

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Who’s More Worried About the Economy — Barack Obama or You?

Friday, December 12, 2008

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Up until the last couple of days, I was sure that the economy and its sad, sad shape occupied the top spot on Barack Obama’s worry list as President-elect. That pesky Illinois Governor seems to have knocked Obama off-message and …

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Blog Action Day 2008 — Poverty Still Exists

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

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Poverty is one of the issues that got me more excited than usual in this campaign year. But it’s a hard topic to get your head around. Many of us don’t know people who live in poverty. Or so we …

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So, Here We Are, Hillary

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

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Alright, NOW what do we do? I know I said I thought we’d be able to breathe today, but I was wrong. Yeah, that happens from time to time. I’m not entirely surprised that Hillary Clinton was able to

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Super Tuesday Not So Super for the Working Poor

Monday, February 4, 2008

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I don’t live in a Super Tuesday state, so I’m getting a bit of a pass on making my electoral decision. I get to put it off for another week. I was really hoping that John Edwards would hang

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Elizabeth Edwards for President

Wednesday, August 1, 2007

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If you want straight answers to straight questions, then Elizabeth Edwards is your gal. After hearing her speak at last week’s BlogHer conference, I know if she was the one running for president, she would be getting my vote …

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