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

5 Republican Women Everyone Should Know in the 2014 Primaries

Primary elections taking place across the country beginning in May might seem like business as usual. But I've sifted through the coverage and found five Republican women to watch this campaign season. This diverse list of political dark horses gives me some hope about the future of women in the Republican Party, especially if they can pull out some victories come Election Day.Read on for my picks... ...more
HapaMamaGrace There are women and minorities left in the Republican party?more

Is Nevada GOP Courting Women by Dropping Opposition to Abortion, Gay Marriage?

Could the Nevada Republican platform be a bellwether of the GOP making its big tent more welcoming to women and gays? Nevada Republican Party conventioneers on Saturday adopted a platform without opposition to abortion and gay marriage - a landmark victory for party moderates who view the party as needing a more populist position to remain competitive with voters....more

Are GOP Women Baby Makers-in-Chief?

Despite former Alaskan Gov. Sarah Palin giving the keynote address at CPAC -- the Conservative Political Action Conference -- last weekend, the top straw poll picks for presidential candidates in 2016 were all men: Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Ben Carson, Chris Christie. Thrilling....more
Palin's sullied her own career and abilities by allowing herself to be viewed as a realty show ...more

Women on the Right Unite to Elect More Women

Today the Republican National Committee, alongside the National Republican Senatorial Committee, the National Republican Congressional Committee, the Republican Governors Association, the Republican State Leadership Committee, the College Republican National Committee, and female leaders from the state and national levels, will announce an initiative to get more Republican women into office.We’re calling it, “Women on the Right UNITE.” This is absolutely critical work. America needs more women in public office, and Republicans are making a commitment to do our part....more
@Kathy K , I hear you!  There is absolutely nothing wrong with voting your conscience, but ...more

Michele Bachmann: Exit Stage Right

Michele Bachmann took right-wing demagoguery to new lows, setting the stage for the rise of a modern, more diverse GOP where her brand of clownery falls flat....more
@WonnnderWoman You're a wise lady. Hoping the GOP gets the message and figures out how to ...more

GOP Targets Women in a Big Way -- Through Blogs

Hey, girl. The GOP wants you... to have worker comp time.House Republicans, led by Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL), recently spent $20,000 to purchase banner ads on more than 100 websites aimed at women, specifically working moms -- including blogs in the BlogHer network, MarthaStewart.com and Ikeafans.com....more
This is incredible. Republicans have always been supportive of women it's just that sometimes it ...more

GOP Women Push Back on All-Male Chair Picks

Republican women pushed back Wednesday after the full House Republican conference approved 19 white, all-male chairman picks recommended by Speaker John Boehner as the GOP reflects on its relevance to a diversifying America. Outgoing Foreign Affairs Committee Chairwoman Illeana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) told The Hill: "It's not over yet. There's still two committees open."...more
@ShirleyHusar Thank you, Warrior Woman!more

The Obama Obsession: After The Election

One thing America can take into account about the GOP when they're called into accountability for their funky behaviour toward the President Of The United States, is their staunch insistence of "I'm not a racist!" How many times has Donald Trump, Bill O'Reilly or Ann Coulter issued that utterance when making the talk circuit rounds to either make another book sale or talk dirty about the election? There were certain considerations the people of America had to consider when assessing who's better for the country and why....more

The Shadow of Debt Looms Large at the RNC. Will Ryan Speak to It Tonight?

There are lots of signs and banners and party flair at the Republican National Convention in Tampa this week. But inside the Forum, there are two signs that loom largest -- and these signs are not the supportive, rah-rah homemade-poster kind....more
 @Rita Arens Thanks Rita!  Hope to have more posts like it in the future! more