Politics Shmolitics. You Can Still Make a Difference Based on How You Live and What You Buy.

My apologies to any of you who are elated with the results of yesterday's elections. And my condolences to any of you who think that the world has come to an end. I'm in neither camp....more

Go Vote: Election Issues that Could Impact Your Family

My Short Political Career The life of a politician is no life fo...more

Name It. Change It. Helps Call Out Misogyny In the Media

Though it’s not exactly a new statistic, it still surprises many people when they hear that the United States ranks 86th in the world when it comes to the number of women in Congress.  Over half of America's pop ...more

When it comes to women in office, yes, damned if they do have kids because of the sexist ...more

(VIDEO) Sarah Palin and Christine O'Donnell: Two Peas in a Pod?

If you feel like you've been seeing a bit more of Sarah Palin these days, don't be confused -- you may just be catching the newest Tea Party darling, Christine O’Donnell. ...more

I noticed the similarities too. Very difficult for politicians to copy the style of someone else ...more

Getting Partisan Clouds Out of the Picture so We Can See Clearly

Here in Nevada, we have two big elections in November, Governor (our current governor lost in the primary) and U.S. Senator (seat currently held by Harry Reid). To make it more interesting, the Democratic candiate for governor is Harry's son Rory. For me it is not about the personalities or the political parties of Sharron Angle or Harry Reid. Like many Nevadans I don’t vote along party lines....more

Fishing for the Angler

In Nevada we have a significant senatorial election approaching. Senate Leader Harry Reid is currently about 10 points behind the Republican challenger Sharron Angle. Although this new darling of the Tea Party (and now the RNC) has been in local and state politics for over a decade and has some clear ultraconservative ideas, ever since the primary the RNC has been trying to makeover her image so she will be more palatable to the mainstream....more