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

The Digital Medical Revolution Is Already Taking Place

A medical revolution is already under way, but it’s not what you think. As government and industry sort out the Health Care Reform Act, there has been a quieter medical revolution everybody will benefit from — Republicans, Democrats, Independents; basically anyone with a pulse!  ...more

Those High Unemployment Rates Are No Good!

Here's the deal: President Obama told us his stimulus plan would bring on the jobs. Americans believed him but continue to be dissapointed. The spending binge has us -- as of late -- at 9.7% unemployment and things aren't looking much better. In fact, the Administration blamed the bad winter weather for a bad jobs report this time around. ...more

BlogHer and The White House Project Team Up at BlogHer '10

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

It is so important to encourage women—especially young women to consider running for office. ...more

I Am a Smart Girl

It's my second post on BlogHer and I wanted to share with you a profile piece that was written about me on the website, Smart Girl Nation. I like to be involved in a host of different organizations and projects. Both BlogHer and Smart Girl Politics are important to me! As part of getting to know me over on this site, I wanted to direct you to the profile that explains some of my background as a conservative communicator....more

IQ versus BBQ

A new study out of the London School of Economics and Political Science says that liberalism, atheism and sexual exclusivity in men are all signs of a higher IQ. Honestly, I don't think smarts has anything to do with it. The bottom line in determining whether you spend your Sundays sleeping in or singing hymns is in direct correlation to food. ...more

A Gay Rights Win at CPAC

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

I am so relieved to hear your report about gay marriage and the rights of the individual ...more

The Heath Care Summit: Are You Watching?

"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. ...more

As someone that was a fulltime caregiver for nearly 7 years I had to find an insurance plan ...more