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Feminism: Oh Fine, I Still Love You.

Yesterday I wrote about how I might be breaking up with feminism for a great many legit reasons. There are plenty of things to be disappointed about with feminism as a movement. But, this seduced me back in: Brilliant women. Smart women.…
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Dis-enchanted, a Romance with Feminism

I'm going to a panel about feminism and blogging with Heather, the queen of getborn magazine tomorrow. I've long said that blogging and the internet brings Freedom of Speech to reality for women in this country. Women may have had the "right…
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Wrestling with Election as a Swing Voter

I've always been a Democrat, but this year I've found myself wrestling with the issue. I don't want to give Obama a free pass. And I don't think Mitt Romney is Satan. Neither man is the anti-Christ. I wrote a series of posts over at The Broad…
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Unmarried Mothers; It's Immaculate

I came across an article, "An Unmarried Woman," in a borrowed Elle Magazine by Rebecca Traister. Evidently, women have turned their noses up at marriage. At least according to the conservative right. The column is all about how women are…
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Obama v. Romney & Voter Apathy (Mine)

I got last minute tickets to see Obama at Colorado State University. Which was an awesome stroke of luck. I saw a sitting president. Not only a sitting president, but Barack Obama, the first black president. Awesome. Great. He was speaking…
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Bigots are Screwed in this 2012 Election

What I like best about our choices during this election is that it taps into a lot of people's prejudices and people who have them are screwed either way. I know many Baptists and Evangelicals are probably freaking out and stomping their…
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Your Mama! @momsrising #mothersday

A: My mom is so nice that the Purple People Eaters won't even eat her. A: My mom is so smart that she can even get three articles done in one day! Z: My mom is so nice that she won't even be mean to my dog when I'm at school. Z: Mom, can you…
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Law of Attraction & Money: The Jig is Up Standardized Testers

  The whole state just finished their Standardized Tests. If you're a parent you know that the entire school year has been hijacked by making sure kids pass these tests. It's legislation called No Child Left Behind and was the major…
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Women Invented Language, Equal Pay is Stupid & Smart Women Don't Run for Office

Women Invented Language You know how "they" always say that women weren't allowed to be literate until like the 1800's or something ridiculous like that? Well that's just stupid. One only has to compare the verbal and written communication…
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I'm Sorry Jess Weiner

Last year I wrote a post about Jess Weiner's body issues. I feel bad about it. I want to apologize and make amends. Jess Weiner's body issues are Jess Weiner's body issues. They are her issues whether she chooses to talk about them in public…
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Politics of Growth

I find it so irritating when pundits declare a candidate "a waffler," claiming that they lack a moral compass or they stand for nothing if they have had the good sense to change their mind about something in the last 30 years. I call…

Obama's Civil Rights Movement

  "For the first time in my adult life, I am really proud of my country because it feels like hope is finally making a comeback." — Michelle Obama, March 2008 How about now Michelle?  "Congress shall make no law…