ObamaCare: Burdening Women

Remember the long list of promises that accompanied the sales pitch for ObamaCare? “If you like your healthcare plan, you can keep your plan”, “if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor,” and most notably the promise that the “Affordable” Care Act will reduce the cost of premiums for individuals and families? Republicans didn’t buy into those promises then and today we are sadly seeing the reality: sky-rocketing premiums, canceled coverage, and a clear shift to part-time jobs....more
@Jen Kehl I sold my ticket to BlogHer '13 after hearing about all of the hoopla over Obama and ... more

ObamaCare: Burdening Women

Remember the long list of promises that accompanied the sales pitch for ObamaCare? “If you like your healthcare plan, you can keep your plan”, “if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor,” and most notably the promise that the “Affordable” Care Act will reduce the cost of premiums for individuals and families? Republicans didn’t buy into those promises then and today we are sadly seeing the reality: sky-rocketing premiums, canceled coverage, and a clear shift to part-time jobs....more
@BiLikesSciFi Really?  How about these facts?  Why did my insurance go up $400/mo, on TOP of ... more

ObamaCare: Burdening Women

Remember the long list of promises that accompanied the sales pitch for ObamaCare? “If you like your healthcare plan, you can keep your plan”, “if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor,” and most notably the promise that the “Affordable” Care Act will reduce the cost of premiums for individuals and families? Republicans didn’t buy into those promises then and today we are sadly seeing the reality: sky-rocketing premiums, canceled coverage, and a clear shift to part-time jobs....more
But, but, wait!!  Wasn't it supposed to be a REPUBLICAN War on Women?  Sounds to me like it's ... more

Pushy Parents and Competitive Camping: How Much is Too Much?

As a Brit, competitive camping is a world that I'm not privy to. American-style summer camps have only taken off in the last ten years and are not dictated by 150 year old traditions. As such, British camps like Camp Beaumont focus on high energy activities and skills-focused outdoor play. More often than not they are so action packed that there's little time to think about anything other than the itinerary. However, this month an article in the New York Times revealed the very strange behaviors of American parents who send their children to summer camp. ...more
@tea4tamara I absolutely agree with you on this.  Seriously, what s the big deal?  When my son ... more

Food Network Drops Paula Deen

[Editor's note: Food celebrity Paula Deen, with her Georgia accent and famously buttery recipes, is synonymous with Southern tradition. But the National Enquirer reported that Deen herself recently stated -- in court -- that her "traditions" include flat-out racism....more
While I am sad that Paula would use these words, I can honestly say that I applaud her for not ... more

BlogHer '13 - Buy or Sell a Conference Pass

Post here if you are interested in buying or selling a conference pass.  Important note:In the event a ticket bought for personal use must be sold or given away, such tickets may be transferred to another person after purchase, until June 25th. Any transfers or other changes to badge information after June 25th will incur a $25 fee. Blogger tickets may only be sold or shared between bloggers.

BlogHer '13 - Buy or Sell a Conference Pass

Post here if you are interested in buying or selling a conference pass.  Important note:In the event a ticket bought for personal use must be sold or given away, such tickets may be transferred to another person after purchase, until June 25th. Any transfers or other changes to badge information after June 25th will incur a $25 fee. Blogger tickets may only be sold or shared between bloggers.

BlogHer '13 - Buy or Sell a Conference Pass

Post here if you are interested in buying or selling a conference pass.  Important note:In the event a ticket bought for personal use must be sold or given away, such tickets may be transferred to another person after purchase, until June 25th. Any transfers or other changes to badge information after June 25th will incur a $25 fee. Blogger tickets may only be sold or shared between bloggers.

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BlogHer Food'13 TICKET SWAP - Buy or Sell a Conference Pass Here

Do you have a BlogHer Food '13 ticket that you can't use? Find someone to buy it here.