"If women want any rights more than they's got, why don't they just take them, and not be talking about it." —Sojourner Truth, former slave, abolitionist, Methodist minister, and early U.S. women’s rights leader...more
Doing Our Part
Tell me what Democracy looks like?! This is what Democracy looks like!
My precinct made quorum! On The First Try!
In years past we've had to go to lame make up meetings on a Saturday at the party head quarters and those are no fun. These meetings aren't fun either but at least you get a feeling of community and all that. True out of 1500 voters we pulled a total of five, but that's approximately four more than we had last time, so its a big deal.
Today, we are very proud and pleased to announce a new programming partnership with The White House Project. Like BlogHer, The White House Project is a non-partisan organization, and their mission is to fill the leadership pipeline, at all levels, with "a richly diverse, critical mass of women."This partnership will take place at BlogHer '10, where we will co-produce a new, half-day workshop on Thursday August 5th, designed to help women bloggers with a politics and public policy bent become aspiring public servants....more
There I was, knee-deep in my element. Answering work e-mails, editing posts, watching whitehouse.gov's live stream of the Health Care Summit at Blair House. I was screaming at my screen, tweet cheering the Dems and tweet jeering the GOP ... sitting in my pjs, loving life.
Then the phone rang.
Mrs. Vest this is N, the school nurse. Your son is in my office with an abnormal bloody nose, can you come right away?
This past weekend, thousands of conservatives descended on the Marriott in Washington, D.C. for the annual CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference). Ten thousand conservatives, to be exact. From all corners of the country. In one place. To meet each other.Sounds terrifying, right? Well, trust me. It is. And I'm conservative....more
"Political theater" or a chance for bi-partisanship?
Leaders from both sides of the aisle are gathering today at Blair House to talk health care reform, at the invitation of President Barack Obama.
The summit will be televised causing a stir, and much satire.
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