How Dose That Lump Get On To Your Breast And Where Dose That Tumor Come From

 Barron Medical Journal Reporting From Washington DC Georgetown Hospital In The Georgetown section of Washington DC:...more

Obama Talks Debt Ceiling in 'Deadbeat Nation' Speech

In the last press conference of his first term, President Barack Obama this morning seemed to directly appeal to the female electorate, using terms like "deadbeat" to describe what would happen to the country should Congress not rate the debt ceiling. He also addressed concerns about the diversity of his cabinet appointments, touting the number of women he's appointed to high office, and talked gun control one month after the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, saying he'd "vigorously pursue" a meaningful assault-weapons ban. ...more
I think it was a strong speech. I hope we can move in these directions and before it becomes ...more

When Progress Ruffles Traditional Feathers

I am not someone who spends a lot of time listening to the news or current events. Politics are definitely not my thing. Yet, this week when I was listening to the radio and news about the avoidance of the fiscal cliff,one comment really got me going... ...more

Watching Obama Win. In Kenya.

Here I am in the our newly re-elected President's ancestral homeland, Nyanza Kenya, literally an hour's drive from his grandmother's home. I'm not all that surprised that I'm surrounded by Kenyans who are also rejoicing in this win. He's their guy, son of a local man risen to the highest heights imaginable. I expected this jubilation. ...more

my endorsement.

More women in Congress. An Asian. An openly gay official. My endorsement. READ MORE. *JIGS*  ...more

November 6: A letter

   Dear President Obama,...more

Vote!

Between the 20 emails a day the Obama team sends me and the 200 political ads and arguments I see every day on Facebook, not to mention the onslaught of television ads, I think it's safe to say everyone will be glad when this election is over. (And yes, I am crossing my fingers and toes and imploring the baby Jesus to make sure Obama wins because I suspect Romney is a robot and the root of all evil. That's not what this is about though.)...more

Vote

Sometimes it seems to me that people think divorce is a popular fad and that staying together is what dedicated and stoic people do. ...more

Zaffron is Leary of Mitt Romney

Russell and I decided to watch the Star Wars series with the kids. We've seen the first two movies (four and five) and we're just about to start the animated series, The Clone Wars, before moving on to the third movie....more

Campaign Break

 I can be horrible – it's not that I mean to be. It's just one of my many flaws. ...more