Congress FAILs at representing American needs

Is it just me, or does ANYone else notice that the bosses of our Representative Leadership are all old white guys, and that they look just like the guys who got us into this recession, the old white guy bankers?...more

Just 8% of Americans want their Member of Congress re-elected. HAHAHAHAHA.

According to a CBS News/New York Times poll, 92% of Americans DO NOT WANT THEIR MEMBER OF CONGRESS RE-ELECTED. Why?...more


Kind of speechless.

~Denise BlogHer Community Manager

1932: "The Fed has cheated the U.S. Government & people out of enough money to pay the Nation’s debt."

“Mr. Chairman, we have in this Country one of the most corrupt institutions the world has ever known. I refer to the Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Reserve Banks, hereinafter called the Fed. The Fed has cheated the Government of these United States and the people of the United States out of enough money to pay the Nation’s debt....more

Wal-Mart Could Be The Surprise Salvation of Health Reform; Part 1

by Dr. Patricia Yarberry Allen In America, we have 43 million Americans without health insurance.Ultimately, the political infighting about our health care crisis isn’t the point. The possibility of solving it is. I am as surprised as you might be to be believing that the best hope lies with Wal-Mart.First, a few facts: ...more

Domestic Violence Victims Considered to Have Pre-Existing Condition!

We are talking about insurance companies here. Did you know that in 9 states of our country, if you have a domestic violence incident on your record, insurance companies can deny you coverage?...more

Newsmix: NFL For Breast Cancer Awareness, Rep Baldwin "hero" of GLBT Month, Cambodia's Mu Sochua asks Clinton and US to help

Whew! When fall hits, so do a slew of official "months." October is now swathed in pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month; less expected, however, is this sudden influx of pink National Football League merchandise. For the latter, it seems, we can thank Tanya Snyder, 47, whose husband Dan owns the Washington Redskins. She told the New York Times about the way cancer changed her life: ...more

New Survey Says Moms Shut OUt of Health Care Reform Debate

Moms make the majority of health care decisions for American consumers, but many feel health care policy makers are ignoring them, according to a new nationwide survey completed this week. ...more

BlogHers Talk Health Care with Senator Amy Klobuchar (AUDIO)

From co-ops, to pre-existing conditions, to talking while picking up her teenager from school, BlogHers spoke with Senator Amy Klobuchar in the first in a series of bi-partisan calls connecting women bloggers and legislators. You can hear audio of the call here: ...more

This discussion was great, I can't wait to see what's in store for next week with ...more

How Can We Support Kids Who Want to Create Change?

Need a little pick me up today? Watch this adorable video on of 5th Grader, Damon Weaver, interviewing President Obama. Damon asks the President about education reform, school lunches, and my favorite question, "I notice as President that you get bullied a lot. How do you handle it?" ...more

The articles you linked to in the last post, the Time kids.