Inaugural Mama: How Michelle Obama could change Motherhood in America

On the day of President Obama’s inauguration, when everyone in the world is eagerly anticipating stirring speeches and sparkly dresses, I can’t stop thinking about the First children—Malia Ann and Sasha Obama.  ...more

Greening the White House

My dear friend Sloan Barnett, who wrote “Green Goes With Everything” A New York Times Bestseller, is greening the White House!  No joke!   If anyone can green the white house, it’s Sloan.   Checkout her latest efforts on the Huffington Post   She wrote the Obama family a letter and is now calling for ideas on how to green th ...more

Who Wants to Be the Obama's Chef?

Well, I do. Of course. But I am "taking applications" for the job for a fun post. ...more

Working Moms Now Have an Advocate in the White House

If this New York Times article is correct, working mothers will now truly have a friend looking out for their best interests in the country's new presidential administration: Michelle Obama. To quote the Times: "As first lady, Mrs. Obama has said, she plans to make herself an advocate for working parents, particularly military families, urging better access to child care for all. Trying to juggle public duties with two young children, she will be a living illustration of the very issue she describes. ...more

I have been severly castigated by friends as one being a traitor to their gender for not ...more

Yes we can... put a puppy in the White House

With all of the political buzz going on today, there's just one topic weighing most heavily on everyone's minds: What kind of dog will the Obamas get? (You mean... that wasn't your primary concern? I don't understand. Don't you care about our country at all?) ...more

Peru has offered to send the Obama's a four month old hairless dog, the national dog of ...more

How to approach the +50yo female Clinton Supporters Count Too voters

Earlier today, someone asked me “How is someone supposed to convince [Hillary Clinton] voters to side with him [Obama] when they vote for his opponent knowing she will not win and claim they will not support him once he wins the nomination as they are predicting?” Here's my response: You can’t convince the Clinton Supporters Count Too kind of voter to "side with" Obama. That’s not going to happen. So what can you do? 1. You let them vent. ...more

Rove Resigns

The Associated Press reports Karl Rove, President Bush's close friend and chief political strategist, announced Monday he will leave the White House at the end of August, joining a lengthening line of senior officials heading for the exits in the final 1 1/2 years of the administration. Boogerhead Girl http://marsbars88.livejournal.com/285808.html writes, "DING DONG KARLROVE IS GONE!!! PARTY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" ...more

This is a post I did on my political blog...

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