We, The People

by Rhonda Chaney http://www.midlifecafe.com    Email: rchaney.midlifecafe@gmail.com We, the People   By Rhonda ChaneyIt’s easy to say “I love my country”…but that’s no longer enough. ...more

Recovery Act: Saving and Creating Jobs, Laying Foundation for Economic Growth

One year ago, our nation was headed toward an economic collapse, shedding an average of 600,000 jobs a month. State and local budget cutbacks were putting teachers’ jobs – and our students’ education – in peril. Our economy was in need of emergency triage that would immediately begin to save and create jobs and lay the foundation for longer-term economic growth. One year after its enactment, it is clear that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is meeting these core goals. ...more

It's called GLOBAL warming

I’m not a scientist. I’m not a talk show host. I’m not a meteorologist. I’m a mom, and I’m an American living in Canada. You know, Canada? The country hosting the Winter Olympics? The ones where they have had to postpone events due to the unusually warm weather? The place where it’s rumored we live in igloos? It’s called Global warming….not just U.S. warming....more

Need an answered prayer?

JMJ Do you have a prayer request? A special need?  Well, I spent all night placing a live webcam to Lourdes, France on my website, including a little mailbox to their prayer request email.  All kinds of weird computer problems kept cropping up, and I kept offering them up as a prayer, which did help to keep me from being annoyed.  Then... This morning I got an email from a friend who told me that today is OUR LADY OF LOURDES FEAST DAY!  Wow.  I had no idea!  That is just so cool... ...more

Love and Protest in Central London

When I arrived in London that November morning, the 2003 Bush & Blair protest was well underway. I quickly managed to get to my London Bridge hostel and drop off my backpack to join the march, already at Waterloo Bridge. There were tens of thousands of people and they were all chanting and carrying banners and signs. There were several amusing effigies and there was a palpable buzz in the atmosphere. Because I was on my own, I wanted to be sure to find others to march with for safety. I managed to find the Democrats Abroad banner and joined in with them....more

Elizabeth Edwards: An Inconvenient Truth

by Kathleen O'Brien To hear them tell it, they didn't really want it to be this way.John Edwards didn't want to admit paternity of the little girl his mistress gave birth to because doing so would hurt his wife Elizabeth. Elizabeth has Stage 4 breast cancer and hardly needs another cloud on her horizon....more

Women birth the world

Monday, Aug 25 2008...more

Stealing from another woman-Rielle Hunter

 "There's a place in Hell reserved for women who don't help other women."  Madeleine Albright,I think that surely there is a deeper Hell for women who hinder or cheat other women.  I want to be in front of Rielle Hunter so that I can scream the question.  What the Fuck?...more

State of the Union Address Live Tonight: Join the Conversation Here

Tonight at 9pm Eastern, 6pm Pacific, President Barack Obama will delivered the State of the Union address to the nation. BlogHer's Jill Miller Zimon, American Princess EM Zanotti, and I are ...more

President Obama's speach tonight was excellent, especially the latter portion when he looked ...more