Archive | December, 2008

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

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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Friday’s Hits, Quickly!

December 12, 2008

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So there are 13 days left until Christmas, but Chanukah and the birthday of a certain PunditGril come before that, so that’s much organizing to be done here at Chez PunditMom. While I’m running around, here are a few news …

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No Wonder My Eight-Year-Old Worries About Whether She’s Fat

December 11, 2008

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Ladies, the marketing world knows that many of us start to fret about putting on a few pounds over the holidays. Even if I think about it in my head, I bite my tongue so that soon-to-be nine-year-old PunditGirl doesn’t …

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Thursday’s Quick Hits, a la PunditMom

December 11, 2008

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It is getting much too close to the holiday season with way too little holiday “cheer” accomplished. But you know I can’t turn my head away from some of the news … Love your NPR station and all those great …

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Holy Fair Pay, Batgirl!

December 10, 2008

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When I was little, it never occurred to me that Batgirl didn’t get paid the same as Batman or Robin. Hey, she did just the same kind of work they did AND she had to do it in skin-tight Lycra …

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Would Senator Caroline Kennedy be a Fairy Tale Come True?

December 9, 2008

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Hillary Clinton hasn’t officially given up her Senate seat yet, but the list of Senate-wannabes grows every day. New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo. Hillary’s hubs and former President Bill Clinton. NOW and The Feminist Majority have endorsed …

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Politics & Greed Never Cease to Amaze Me — What’s a Senate Seat Worth??

December 9, 2008

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Sure, Chicago politics has had a bad rap for a long time, but the name of the first Mayor Richard Daley might get invoked less in light of this news — Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has been taken into federal

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Happy Holidays, Elves!

December 8, 2008

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OY! Send your own ElfYourself eCards Enjoy!…

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Getting Closer to the Holidays Quick Hits!

December 8, 2008

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T-minus not sure how many days, depending on which holiday you celebrate. But here are a few good things to chat about while you’re calculating: Assertagirl is working on an interesting gift to herself this holiday season — the gift …

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PunditMom’s Monday Quick Hits

December 8, 2008

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It’s hard to get going on some Monday mornings — getting the kids off to school is sometimes tough after the weekend. Plus, since we’re only a couple of weeks from the holidays, it’s hard to shake that ‘I’ll-never-be-ready’ sense …

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I Hate to Ask ….

December 7, 2008

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…. but I’m working on a bunch of new projects that involve increasing the presence of women’s voices on the political scene today, and maybe, just maybe, a few votes for this might help move that along: Of course, it’s …

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Going into Debt for Obama?

December 7, 2008

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Barack Obama seems to be working overtime to come up with a plan to keep our economy from completely going in the tank. He’s given speeches talking about how it’s not going to be easy and that we’ll all need …

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