The Man I Know

Last Wednesday night, in a debate watched by nearly 70 million people, America and the world got to see the Mitt Romney I’ve known for most of my life. The guy who is in control, the guy who knows the answers to the hard questions, the guy who cares about people and wants to help those who need it the most. That’s the Mitt I know. I couldn’t have been more proud, and I couldn’t be more confident that he will be the next President of the United States. ...more
Our government is broke and it's time to make the tough choices and REDUCE our government in ... more

UPDATED: Watch President Obama's Full Video Address to BlogHer '12

On Thursday afternoon, Lisa Stone and Elisa Camahort Page opened the annual BlogHer conference with a live video address from none other than the President of the United States, Barack Obama. ...more
I agree, HeidisCottage, that showing up was a great move by Obama and one that Romney won't be ... more

Do You Pay More Taxes Than Mitt Romney Does?

At the risk of turning you off completely, I’m going to talk about a subject we all loathe: taxes. Specifically, I’m going to talk about Mitt Romney’s obstinate refusal to release more than two years of his tax returns and why it’s a button with me. Just now as I was writing this, I decided to Google “Romney and tax returns” and lo and behold. Now I’m even madder. ...more
So it's okay to demand that someone release SEALED IRS documents that are Federally protected, ... more

Find Your Flock: Birds of a Feather at BlogHer '12

Whether you go in seeking bloggers who write about the same things you do, or you decide to crash someone else's table because you realize it's time to make new friends or you find the courage to host your own niche table, we invite you to join us on Saturday AM for the 2012 Birds of a Feather breakfast. You'll have had all day Friday to meet and mingle, and on Saturday, you'll be able to meet up with your flock-of-choice, enjoy breakfast together, and maybe make plans for the rest of the conference day, or Sunday on the town in New York....more
 @Dr Laura Markham Me, too!  ALL Parenting issues, the good, the bad, the ugly and the funny! more

Watch Now: The Real Katie Couric's Video Invitation to BlogHer's Community

Oh thank heavens, the real Katie Couric has finally been released into the wild. Check out the true confession buried in her video below ... see what I mean? Get ready for a barn-burner of a keynote at BlogHer '12 -- and read on for an opportunity to participate yourself: ...more
I am so excited to see Katie Couric at my first ever BlogHer Conference.  I'm such a nervous ... more

Penn State and Paterno, After the Freeh Report

Penn Staters everywhere are reeling.  The Freeh report on the Sandusky scandal is out and the world is demonizing Penn State, Paterno, our Nittany Lion football team, and pointing the finger of blame at all of us who bleed blue and white.As a Penn Stater myself, I can only speak for myself, but I hope that my thoughts and feelings expressed here will resonate with others, as I know we consider ourselves a community....more
Well said, Elisa. I agree with you about the healing benefits of seeing justice served. I could ... more

Penn State and Paterno, After the Freeh Report

Penn Staters everywhere are reeling.  The Freeh report on the Sandusky scandal is out and the world is demonizing Penn State, Paterno, our Nittany Lion football team, and pointing the finger of blame at all of us who bleed blue and white.As a Penn Stater myself, I can only speak for myself, but I hope that my thoughts and feelings expressed here will resonate with others, as I know we consider ourselves a community....more
@crousehaus Thank you for taking the time to read it all. I'm sorry my intent did not come ... more

Damning Penn State Report: Everyone Knew

A report released on Thursday by Louis Freeh, the former head of the FBI who was hired by Penn State to conduct an eight-month investigation, confirmed what most of us already suspected. The school's top leaders failed to protect young boys who spent time on campus with Jerry Sandusky. The former coach was convicted on 45 counts of child sex abuse in June and is awaiting sentencing....more
Yes, this report did place a lot of blame.  Mostly in Judge Freeh's summary report, which is ... more

BlogHer '12 Ticket Swap

Do you have a BlogHer '12 ticket that you can't use? Find someone to buy it from you here. Or if you need a ticket, say so - maybe someone can sell you one!Once you have finalized the selling and buying process please have the seller contact us with the buyer's name and email address and we'll help facilitate the registration changes.

Ticket For Sale!!!

Hey guys! I can no longer attend Blogher '12.  Does anyone want to buy my early bird ticket???? Thanks!CJ