Tag Archive | "PunditMom Ponders"

Why Did it Take Three Decades to Arrest Roman Polanski?

Thursday, October 1, 2009

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It’s been a while since director Roman Polanski was a major topic of conversation.  Whenever he has a project — especially when he won the Best Director Oscar for the movie The Pianist — there’s a lot of discussion about …

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Mothers of Intention Summer Reading List

Monday, July 6, 2009

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Well, the Fourth of July fireworks are over and summer is in full swing! So it’s time for this year’s Mothers of Intention summer reading list! While we often think about something a little lighter for those days by …

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Is Paris Hilton Still Available for a Cabinet Post?

Sunday, July 5, 2009

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As we’re coming up on the long holiday weekend, the PunditMom family is heading out to sunny California to visit family. While we’re away, I thought it would be fun to revisit a couple of posts from the heat of …

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PunditMom Photo Saturday — A Peek at the Trip We’ve Been Waiting For

Saturday, July 4, 2009

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I’ve been waiting for this trip for a long time. We’ve been informally planning it since PunditGirl was a baby and now the wheels are in motion. More importantly, the airline tickets have been obtained with the frequent flier miles …

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Sorry for the Brief Delay

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

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Sorry I didn’t have a chance to write about the health care stuff I had planned for today. Between errands and getting an exciting last minute call from CNN with Rick Sanchez to talk about Jenny Sanford (!), with Rick

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Has Anything Changed When it Comes to Media Coverage of Adoption?

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

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Last year at this time, I got all riled up about an article in Vanity Fair and its cover article on Angelina Jolie. As PunditGirl continues to work through the questions in her curious little head about the permanence of …

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Jenny Sanford — The Political Spouse Role Model for My Daughter

Monday, June 29, 2009

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Personally, I couldn’t care less about the personal “antics” of so many politicians these days. It’s not really important to my life how people like South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford characterizes “adventure travel.” What does bother me a lot, though, …

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Another Reason to Love Social Media

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

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I was all set to write about the health care hearings that are happening on Capitol Hill today, and I promise I will get to that soon. But today I really need to talk about the deadly crash of two

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Letterman vs. Palin — More Media Sexism or Just Tasteless Humor?

Friday, June 19, 2009

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I’m not the only one who thinks that David Letterman owes us all an apology. But it seems like there are only a few of us. It’s probably no secret to some of you that one of my hot …

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Where in the World is PunditMom?

Thursday, June 18, 2009

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No, not on a round the world jaunt a la Matt Lauer! I’m hanging out over at my friend Linda Lowen’s place — About.com on Women’s Issues — where we are pondering the White House Council on Women & Girls …

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Greed Trumps Regulation Every Time

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

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My friend David at It’s Not a Lecture tipped me off last night that President Obama was going to announce new financial regulatory efforts to help prevent the Wall Street shenanigans that have put us in our current economy and …

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I’m Not Ready for This Yet!

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

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As mom to nine-year-old PunditGirl, my mind is generally focused on what’s going on with the world of pre-teens. Rarely do my thoughts turn to how I’ll feel when she decides it might be time for her to have …

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