We're Making History! A New Political Party for Women

Yesterday in New York City, Hillary Clinton Governor Andrew Cuomo, Kathy Hochul, and Christine Quinn gathered to support equal pay for equal work for every New York woman. They were there to support a new political party called Women's Equality Party that's already received support from the likes of Lena Dunham, Anna Wintour, Christie Brinkley, and film producer Jane Rosenthal, amongst others. Check out the list here: http://womensequalityparty.org/supporters....more

Will This Election Put More Moms in Office?

There it was, on the Time.com website, in great big black bold letters:Midterm Elections See Surge in Tough-to-Lure Candidates: Young Moms...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
No. No. No. Less government in our lives. That's what we need.more

We're Making History! A New Political Party for Women

Yesterday in New York City, Hillary Clinton Governor Andrew Cuomo, Kathy Hochul, and Christine Quinn gathered to support equal pay for equal work for every New York woman. They were there to support a new political party called Women's Equality Party that's already received support from the likes of Lena Dunham, Anna Wintour, Christie Brinkley, and film producer Jane Rosenthal, amongst others. Check out the list here: http://womensequalityparty.org/supporters....more

Will This Election Put More Moms in Office?

There it was, on the Time.com website, in great big black bold letters:Midterm Elections See Surge in Tough-to-Lure Candidates: Young Moms...more

Open letter to Contra Costa Board of Supervisors - giving yourselves a 48% RAISE, REALLY, AGAIN????

In regards to the Contra Costa Board of Supervisors October 28, 2014 meeting Agenda Item D.10 – an ordinance to increase their own base salaries from $97,483/yr. to $131,063/yr. (a base pay increase of about 34%)These figures do not include “other pay,” (approximately $6,500/year), benefits, retirement contributions by the taxpayers, or the eleven offices and 26 staff people required to support this 5-member board....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
No. No. No. Less government in our lives. That's what we 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