Ron Paul's Last Attempt to Win Delegates

Ron Paul.Who is Ron Paul?Ron Paul is not the next Republican nominee for President of the United States.But just try telling that to his rabid base of supporters in the Ron Paul Revolution who pressed on even when the candidate himself stepped away from the campaign trail....more
@dmc2et @BlogHerNews Correct on all accounts. Paul believers cannot be viewed as swing ...more

I love my job - I'd hate to be POTUS

Don't get me wrong. Some days are ROUGH at Heifer International's headquarters. I come in behind on deadlines, get a bunch of new work piled on me, am pulled into a million directions that change constantly, and often leave late after accomplishing very little. It can be VERY frustrating. ...more

Mitt Romney Speaks to the NAACP: Media and Romney Miss the Point

On Wednesday, presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney spoke to the 103rd NAACP convention in Houston, Texas....more
 @Jill Miller Zimon Yeah I know.  I was trying to give him the benefit of the doubt and say to ...more

The ObamaTax Spin Team Spirals

President Obama has an image problem....more
Well, I am for Obamacare and am glad the Supreme Court upheld it. My nephew is a rheumatologist ...more

We Got Beat

Originally posted on www.moderndaypearls.com.  Earlier this week, Obama campaign email subscribers received the following message:For the first time in this campaign, we got beat in fundraising. The Romney campaign and the Republican Party raised more than $76 million last month, compared to our $60 million. We knew this moment would come when Romney secured the nomination. What happens next is up to you....more

Facing Chronic Illness Takes More Than A Soul Mate

Like Mitt and Ann Romney, when my husband Aaron and I cried together at my diagnosis, and did the same things they did. But afterward, we had to do something else: we had to figure out how in the hell we were going to keep a roof over our heads and food in the mouths of our children and ourselves. If Mitt Romney understands auto-immune diseases, why does he want to leave those of us who suffer it out on the street? ...more
 @sarahkate82 There's some myths here I'd like to respectfully dispel. It's not a 'huge tax ...more

The Black Church’s Conundrum: What Would Jesus Do?

President Obama’s recent announcement that he believes gay couples should have the right to marry has touched the hearts of millions of Americans, gay and straight. It’s likely we all have gay friends and family members who have suffered due to discrimination, exclusion, and shaming. Personally, I have seen tremendous hatred toward gay people in my family and in the churches I attended as a youth and young adult.  ...more
I overheard a conversation about gay marriage & children the other day... how gay parents should ...more

The Black Church’s Conundrum: What Would Jesus Do?

President Obama’s recent announcement that he believes gay couples should have the right to marry has touched the hearts of millions of Americans, gay and straight. It’s likely we all have gay friends and family members who have suffered due to discrimination, exclusion, and shaming. Personally, I have seen tremendous hatred toward gay people in my family and in the churches I attended as a youth and young adult. ...more

(Interview) Log Cabin Republicans: Obama's Playing Politics With LGBT Families

Just moments after President Barack Obama made the Twittersphere explode over his announcement in support of marriage equality on ABC, the three-decade-old Log Cabin Republicans sent out this tweet:...more
It's not "playing" politics if several issues tied to quality of life for gay Americans are ...more

President Obama: Gay Marriage Should Be Legal

Saying, "It is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same-sex couples should be able to get married," President Barack Obama declared his support for legalizing same-sex marriage, the first time he has gone on record with this position. The announcement makes him the first sitting president to publicly support gay marriage....more
Some who might consider themselves to be another gender would include transgendered individuals, ...more