Go Vote: Election Issues that Could Impact Your Family

My Short Political Career The life of a politician is no life fo...more

Why I'm Choosing to Ignore the Actions of Meg Whitman's Sons (Mostly)

While some mistakes children make may be a direct response to something their parents did, most of the time, once they are adults, it has nothing to do with us. Right? I’ve been wondering this question both as a mother and as a California resident who has been watching very closely the heated gubernatorial race that has entered its home stretch. Meg Whitman, former CEO of eBay and one candidate in the race, has been plagued with some extra baggage during this campaign, the heaviest coming from her own two sons, Will and Griff Harsh. ...more

More than just how a child is mothered contributes to how kids turn out. Fathered, society, ...more

Midterm Elections Cringeworthy Comment Roundup: Jim DeMint, Sharron Angle ...

The private encouragement whispered to Jim DeMint for his cringeworthy comments about women and LGBT people is a metaphor for what has gone wrong with our political processes. The cowards behind this hate-filled election year count on bold bigots like and others to carry their water. ...more

You know though, I think the media is made up of the bigger fools. I'm very tired of hearing ...more

Michael Bennet's Woman Problem

Colorado’s establishment left claims Republican senatorial candidate Ken Buck has a problem with women. Apparently he is “insensitive.” But it’s really appointed Democratic Senator Michael Bennet and his supporters who have the problem. ...more

Health Care Roundup: 10 Reforms Take Effect; the GOP on Health Care

A big Friday in health care news: We have pledges, reforms and analysis, oh my! ...more

The Political Lessons of Christine O'Donnell's Surprise Win

The primary phase of midterm elections is usually considered to be a snooze-fest by journalists and politicos. But not this year. Aside from the attention that Sarah Palin has drawn for the Tea Party, Christine O'Donnell -- and her win in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate seat in Delaware formerly held by Vice President Joe Biden -- has given us pundits more than enough to write about between now and November! ...more

First I have to say that she is crazy. Someone who thinks that there are ...more

Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers: A Republican Woman Who Believes in Real Change

Republican women in Congress have become a bonded group in the past 18 months – thanks in part to the leadership of Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, who serves Washington’s Fifth Congressional district. McMorris Rodgers is the Vice Chair of the House Republican Conference and has championed Republican efforts in the health care debate recently by recognizing that women make the majority of family health decisions and noting the particular health concerns of women. She’s also led by example with the message of necessary health care reform for those with special needs because her young son, Cole, was born with Down syndrome. ...more

Pros and Cons

There is an initiative on the upcoming June 8 ballot calling for an Open Primary here in California. As it stands now, our Primaries are closed which means you can only vote for the party with which you are registered.  With an Open Primary the top two vote-gettters, regardless of party affiliation would run off in the general election in November....more

The Deafening Silence of Feminists on Nikki Haley

Imagine that a woman is running for office. She's a pro-abortion Democrat and is leading in the polls. Two weeks before a contentious primary, a political blogger claims to have conducted an affair with the candidate....more

6 myths about the Tea Party movement

Myth #1:  Tea Partiers are “anti-tax activists” who are opposed to paying taxes.  This is a deliberate oversimplification and distortion of the facts.   Tea Partiers are NOT opposed to paying taxes.  Tea Partiers recognize the distinction between LOCAL government, STATE government, and FEDERAL government....more

Media girl,

First, if you want to be "taken seriously", try dropping the ridiculous sexual ...more