Why We Need to Push for Universal Pre-K

With the school year well underway, how many mothers have the pre-K programs they so desperately need? ...more

Why I'm Torn Up About Malala's Nobel Peace Prize

In one of the most celebrated recent Nobel Prize announcements, Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize — a distinction she will share with Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian advocate against child labor. Since being shot in the head by Taliban forces almost exactly two years ago, Malala has been heralded as a symbol of feminism and the unbridled spirit of youth. ...more
Congratulations https://twitter.com/hashtag/MalalaYousafzai?src=hash!more

Treating Women Like Single-Issue Voters Is a Disservice

Last month, when I read that Cosmopolitan was going to use their platform to get women more engaged in this election, I was hopeful that maybe, just maybe, this women's magazine would take a different approach than other media outlets and recognize that women aren't all of one mind. We're not single issue voters or a special interest group. We're the majority of voters, and care about all the issues.   ...more
It is a disservice but at least they are upfront with their bias so that we can take their ...more

What Causes you to De-friend a Facebook Buddy?

www.sagemosaicart.com I stop short of defriending, which doesn't mean I'm not irritated by:-Those who share tests that presume to tell me what my witch name is, how much of a millennial I am or what my true age is. Sure, I could ignore them, but then how would I know my witch name is Aleris, that I'm 62% in the millennial sphere and truly only 16?...more

Why We Need to Push for Universal Pre-K

With the school year well underway, how many mothers have the pre-K programs they so desperately need? ...more

7 Conservative Blogs to Follow

With the midterm elections coming up on Tuesday, November 4, we've found some Republican bloggers to follow for their thought-provoking posts and opinions from the conservative side of the aisle. Check back next week for some Democratic blogs to discover during the election season and beyond. ...more

Vote-it's Our Responsibility!

The midterm elections are coming up Tuesday, November 4th.  The deadline to register to vote in California is October 20th.  You can register to Vote on-linehttp://registertovote.ca.gov/....more

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Why I'm Torn Up About Malala's Nobel Peace Prize

In one of the most celebrated recent Nobel Prize announcements, Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize — a distinction she will share with Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian advocate against child labor. Since being shot in the head by Taliban forces almost exactly two years ago, Malala has been heralded as a symbol of feminism and the unbridled spirit of youth. ...more
Congratulations https://twitter.com/hashtag/MalalaYousafzai?src=hash!more

Treating Women Like Single-Issue Voters Is a Disservice

Last month, when I read that Cosmopolitan was going to use their platform to get women more engaged in this election, I was hopeful that maybe, just maybe, this women's magazine would take a different approach than other media outlets and recognize that women aren't all of one mind. We're not single issue voters or a special interest group. We're the majority of voters, and care about all the issues.   ...more
It is a disservice but at least they are upfront with their bias so that we can take their ...more

Guess What? The Waitress Carrying Your Food Has No Sick Time.

Many people are already familiar with the conundrum that many restaurant industry employees usually face when they become ill. Like other laborers who receive no benefits, they either work while sick or pay their rent late. The restaurant industry gets additional attention because those sick workers are breathing on the public's food. What many people do not understand is that the industry is set up to keep it this way, and changing this would require a massive overhaul of how the restaurant industry runs and makes money....more
Under Cover, did you ever waitress or bartend?  At least for an extensive period of time and ...more

The Right to Choose: What Women Need to Know

As a woman, a health advocate, an attorney and as a candidate for U.S. Congress, I am proud to support a woman’s right to choose.One year before I was born, in 1973, the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court ruling affirmed the constitutionally guaranteed right to choose. However, fast-forward 41 years and reproductive rights have been exponentially eroded by elected officials who seek to impose their personal views on those they claim to represent....more
I support the notion that politicians should get out of my v@gin@. I also want my daughter and ...more