Chris Christie vs Hillary Clinton: Who Would Win?

Chris Christie might just be the presidential candidate the GOP's been searching for as it gears up to find someone who can take down Democratic powerhouse -- and presumed 2016 presidential candidate -- Hillary Clinton.A new NBC News poll shows Clinton would start out strong, but the newly re-elected New Jersey governor has the potential to grow support throughout the race. In other words, Clinton's base is secure but possibly stagnant....more
BlogHer that's a no brainer... HC!!!!more

Ted Kennedy, Why Did You Have to Die?

This article was first published on The Huffington Post on May 29, 2013 as "The Affordable Care Act Accident"Those who support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA or "Obamacare") see it as a landmark victory for Democrats in their pursuit to provide more equitable health care to all Americans. I see it as an accident that happened because Ted Kennedy died....more

For Your Consideration: Women & The Oscars & Why Not!!

The time has come....more

Hillary's New Website

Retired US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s website and now both point to a new home page at  The new site is bare-bones at present, but has a complete contact form to sign up and contact Ms. Clinton.  Plus a great new picture of Hillary.  See it here:    ...more

Why Hillary Clinton is my Shero

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Hillary Clinton's Benghazi Testimony and the Men Who Fear Her

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave five and a-half hours of patient and thorough testimony before the Senate and House yesterday regarding the events surrounding the tragic deaths of four Americans in Benghazi. Not surprisingly, Wesley Pruden of The Washington Times published a smear piece entitled "Hillary’s Last Hurrah". He offered a photograph of the one moment she became frustrated with Republican Senator Johnson of Wisconsin, who kept interrupting her....more
@elaineR.N.  Much appreciated, Elaine. It does seem that reasonable presences in the media are ...more

A Two-for-One Holiday Coupon Offered with Gratitude to BlogHer!

This year, my life has been about words -- spoken, written, sometimes shouted -- sharing a heartfelt message about women's road to leadership and empowerment with students, talk show hosts, and, well, anyone who would listen. Writing Dirty Words on Clean Skin has brought me to unexpected venues, offered great opportunity and taught me more than any master class ever could. This has been a fierce year that has at times felt, to steal Robin Williams' words, " riding a psychotic horse toward a burning stable!" ...more
You know I've got my order in already!   I couldn't resist!   Here's a post I wrote about our ...more

Apologies to Hillary, Revisionist History and Cognitive Dissonance

 These past two years, we have been stunned by a pundit class offering everything from grudging to glowing praise of Hillary Clinton, a candidate they had roundly excoriated four years earlier. What changed? And will the men and women in mainstream media who exhibited a reckless, cruel bias toward not only Hillary, but her supporters, now pretend the debacle of the 2008 primaries never occurred? ...more
Wouldn't that just be swell!??!!more

Hillary and Designers

I recently ran into this old interview Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave in Kyrgyzstan and it made me smile, so I figured I'd share. In a long interview, in which she covered myriad topics, from political uprisings to air force bases, this question somehow came up:MODERATOR 1: Okay. Which designers do you prefer?SECRETARY CLINTON: What designers of clothes?MODERATOR 1: Yes....more

When Does Hillary Clinton Get Some Credit?

The New Republic, the same publication whose literary editor once referred to Hillary Clinton as a “hellish housewife” is at it again.  Only this time instead of sinning by degrading an accomplished woman, The New Republic is sinning by pretending she does not exist. ...more
Thanks, @Mona Gable MonaGable. TNR has always been this way to Hillary -- but they only echoed ...more