16 02, 2012

Dear Congress, We’re Not Stupid

By | February 16th, 2012|2012 election, Democrats, Feminism, Making Our Political Voices Heard, Politics, Republicans|4 Comments

  White guy, white guy, white guy, white guy with a yamulke, black guy. I don't have an image I can show, but that's how I would describe the witnesses invited to Capitol Hill by Republican Congressman Darrell Issa (also a white guy) to talk about -- prescription birth control!  Well,  Issa claims his oversight [...]

1 11, 2011

Mothers of Intention: Moms are the New Activists!

By | November 1st, 2011|Changing the World, Making Our Political Voices Heard, Moms & Politics, Mothers of Intention|7 Comments

  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 every day – enough food to feed our children, vaccines to prevent diseases, medicines to keep our families as healthy [...]

22 12, 2010

Mothers of Intention — Holiday Lame Duck Edition

By | December 22nd, 2010|Mothers of Intention|0 Comments

This time of year, it's easy to feel like a lame duck.  Congress claims it can't get anything done because some people are on the way out and others are on the way in.  As evidenced by the doings in Washington, D.C. in the last two weeks, the lame duck theory is now clearly a [...]

7 12, 2010

Five Budget Holiday Gifts for Congress

By | December 7th, 2010|Democrats, Economy, Republicans|2 Comments

As Congress and the President have been battling it out over who is getting holiday "gifts" of tax cuts and other legislative goodies, it's made me think that maybe we should be giving them a little something for the December holidays, as well.  Nothing fancy because, well, as much as they want us to think [...]

31 07, 2010

Hey Tom Colicchio, If Congress Doesn’t Like Good Food for America’s Kids, Can You Tell Them to ‘Pack Their Knives & Go?’

By | July 31st, 2010|Changing the World, Democrats, Making Our Political Voices Heard, Republicans|4 Comments

I'm guessing that there aren't too many members of Congress who've ever had to worry about whether their kids were getting healthy, nutritious food.  Is that why many don't care about the issue -- because they've had no personal experience with it and can't get their heads around the idea that there truly are hard-working [...]