Let's Start Putting Right Wing Extremists Into Rehabilitation Camps

 Don't you hate it when the main story is the main story  for much longer than it needs to be?...more

No, I'm sorry, your intolerance isn't "different"

This has been a weird few weeks for me....more

Who Is Electing ?

This morning's work brought a really interesting conversation with a much younger colleague about the qualities and benefits of good management and leadership. The woman I was chatting with is someone I have quickly come to respect and whose personality I enjoy. She is very self-aware and has already drawn some wise boundaries for herself. One of the things that came up in our discussion is that she is concerned she doesn't know as much about politics as she would like to and wishes it were taught in some form right from grade school....more

What You Need to Know About This Week's 'Hunger Games' GOP Debate

In a GOP primary that is being compared to the Hunger Games and Thunderdome, 17 candidates will have their first contest Thursday night in a ser...more


It has been 150 years since Abraham Lincoln's death.  We remember him, honor him, and still learn from his character and leadership.  In school students "respond to the president being the 'quintessential American self-made man' and for his 'work holding the country accountable' to its stated ideals."   (L.A. Daily News) In honor of him today, I reviewed some of his writings.  They never cease to inspire.  One such Lincolnisms, as I've titled them, is below....more

Things That Made Me Go "Hmm..." - Week 19

(Insert hilarious, insightful and pithy introduction here.)...more

Tech Tips for Potential Presidential Candidates

Yesterday I heard something truly disturbing. It seems that Hillary Rodham Clinton, a potential candidate for President of the United States, is unaware that two or more email accounts can peacefully co-exist on one handheld device....more

Sen. Barbara Mikulski Passes the Torch

Senator Barbara Mikulski announced she will be retiring in 2016.  She will retire as the longest serving woman in Congress (30 years), a title she has held since 2012. ...more

GOP Pushes Anti-Abortion Vote on Roe vs. Wade's 42nd Anniversary

[UPDATE 1/22/15 10:50 a.m. PST: The House approved a bill permanently barring federal funds from abortion coverage and blocks tax credits for health insurance covering abortions. --Grace] ...more
Last year I purchased the Annie Leibovitz/Susan Santog book "Women" and I was really surprised ...more