Why I'm Absolutely, 100% for Hillary Clinton

I've been watching as former Hillary supporters fall deeper and deeper in love with Bernie Sanders. Every day, there are new Bernie Sanders memes on Facebook, one friend after another sharing the latest capsule summary of his great ideas. Unlike other 'five things you need to know to live your life better every day' lists, the Bernie Sanders' lists have all my favorite things with proper spelling and syntax....more
I'm a woman, but Hillary doesn't look like me...... Her years with Bill have certainly shown on ...more

(Live-Blog Event) Republican Primary Debate in New Hampshire

To some, this season is the end of school, start of summer season. But to me? It's the start of live-blogging season as CNN hosts tonight's Republican presidential primary debate. ...more

Indictment of Sen. John Edwards Spurs Legal Debate, Laments for Opportunities Lost

A federal grand jury handed down a six-count indictment today against former Senator and presidential candidate John Edwards that he illegally used campaign funds to cover up an extramarital affair....more

to this story. It sounds like a lot of effort went into covering up the trail, lying to ...more

What Will Michelle Do?

The Obama girls, Malia and Sasha, are so adorable. They make America smile every time they skip onto the stage with their father, and we're communally delighted to know their good behavior during the campaign will be duly rewarded with a puppy. ...more


You can find just about anything on the web these days.  These 14 pointers on how to walk a tightrope ought to be required reading for political candidates, especially candidates who are any sort of historic “first”.    ...more

Women Take Talmudic Advice, Organize for the Change They Believe In

The Talmud offers this advice, which I have often cited tongue-in-cheek as a metaphor for leadership in times of crisis, especially when it fell to me to figure out what the heck to do about it: "Where there are no men, strive thou to be a man." ...more

No Way, No how, No McCain: Hillary, the Designated Adult

Her orange pantsuit might be a Glamour magazine “don’t”, but like every word Hillary spoke last night during her moment at the Democratic National Convention, it was so right, so Hillary. Her once-ridiculed pantsuit is part of the Hillary brand now, like Barry Goldwater’s thick-rimmed black glasses, Winston Churchill’s smelly cigars, Joe Biden’s train tickets. ...more


Seems like my last post, "Obama Caint Choose Kaine", riled some folks up. ...more

Politics, feminism, and the Mrs. getting lost in translation

The two aren't exclusive, nor do they necessarily always present themselves together. My mom isn't the only one a little fired up by this year's electoral wrangling. My new addiction is POTUS '08 on XM Radio. POTUS stands for "President of the United States" and is an XM Radio station devoted to all things 2008 election, presented from Democratic and Republican perspectives. ...more

I noticed this today and one of the cable news anchors repeatedly referred to Hillary Clinton as ...more