Help Stop Obamacare in its Nasty Tracks

 It’s been nearly a month since the Used Car Salesman in Chief managed, somehow, to get the Supreme Court Stamp of Approval on the lemon otherwise known as Obamacare. Some us still can’t believe it happened. Others of us just keep getting crankier. I, for one know that there are ways in which we can stop or at least put the brakes upon Obamacare implementation. You can help. ...more

There’s a Storm a Brewin’ in Minnesota: NOH8MN

Some say the Rapture came to Minnesota last weekend, bringing fear and hatred. In the waning hours of Saturday night, the Minnesota House of Representatives passed a bill that places on the November 2012 ballot the question whether to amend the Minnesota Constitution to ban same-sex marriage. This bill was not passed without a somber, civil, sad fight. All of this happening just 20 minutes from our home, DH & I huddled around my computer listening and watching a live feed from the House Chamber floor....more

In Honor of 100th Anniversary of Int'l Womens Day 8 March 2011

 Here is a map of the Congresspersons who voted to remove funding. Maybe a cyber visit by enough people will help them clear their thinking? Women Helping Women 4 GoodOnline Campaigns to support Women & Children 1st...more

America’s Message: 2010 Election Recap

Politician in Training If you ask Darling 1 what he wants to be when he grows up, he will tell you: Bruce Springsteen, a base...more

2010 Election: House Race Results We're Watching

UPDATES AT BOTTOM OF POST, NEWEST AT THE TOPStephene Moore (D) vs. Kevin Yoder (R) - Kansas' 3rd District [UPDATE: Called for Yoder last night]This race was previously noted on BlogHer:...more

It’s Time for “Potty Parity” in Federal Buildings

Earlier this week, I introduced a bill formally known as H.R. 4869, the Restroom Gender Parity in Federal Buildings Act and commonly known as the “Potty Parity Bill.”  When signed into law, this bipartisan legislation will mandate that all federally owned or leased public buildings have at least a one-to-one female to male toilet ratio. Unfortunately, unequal bathrooms currently exist in federal buildings, putting thousands of female employees at a disadvantage.   ...more

Urgent pro-life prayers and donations needed!!!

Urgent prayers needed regarding the Stupak agreement and government funded abortions!!! See

Harnessing the Wind is Creating Jobs

The U.S. House of Representatives is going to vote on the new economic stimulus package soon, probably later this week.   ...more


I'm not sure who frustrates me more; Pelosi and her poorly timed comments about the Bush Administration, the Republicans who try and claim this was sufficient cause to vote against the bill, or the constituents who refuse to see the interconnected nature of our economy. ...more

Electing Women in 2008: It's Not Over Yet!

While many women are devastated by Obama's selection of Joe Biden as a running mate, those concerned with achieving higher rates of female representation in elected offices should remember that the game is not over this election year. There numerous progressive women running for office all over the nation. Since an enormous portion of laws and policies that affect women are make outside of the Oval Office, don't write off 2008 as a big year for women just yet. ...more

My sentiments completely. I am based in the UK and recently posted a comment on a UK ...more