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It. Is. Sick.

by Tracee Sioux Our friends Jen and Aaron are in a health insurance nightmare. It's a predicament millions of American's face. They are middle-class. They work hard, they live within their means and are very frugal. Their situation merits…

Right to Representation

Our daughters have a right to see women in the picture too. I think they deserve to have all opportunities open to them, including that of President of the United States. Women have yet to be represented. To ignore the white maleness of power…

Not Nameless Faceless Kids - Hers

I read this blog about a mother's struggle to insure her special needs children - the real kind - in our current insurance system. Her child is being dropped because the insurance company isn't making any money off insuring her. Basically once…

Balancing Act

by Tracee Sioux How does this sound? Paid family leave so no mother has to go back to work days after giving birth, Public universal pre-school, Major investments in child care so having a child is no longer the top reason American families…

Political Survey

This website aims to be bi-partisan. In the sense that I'm interested in what the most empowering thing for girls is. I'm a Democrat, but the focus of the site is girl-empowering so I give myself permission to take conservative stances on…

Terrorism Commercial

by Tracee Sioux Flash from scared innocent kids asking these questions: Mom, Dad, how long should I wait for you? What if something happens, will you come get me? What if I'm at soccer practice, will you come get me? Mom, If you're not…
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What Would Jesus Do?

Dear Christian Family Values Voters, What would Jesus do? It’s a test many Christians, including myself, apply to problems to determine a course of action. I’m writing today concerning health care in America, because I can’t understand…

Empowered By Children's Healthcare Expansion

By Tracee SiouxPopulation Connection just sent me a letter that made me feel totally empowered. I had sent letters to all of my representatives insisting they vote in favor of extending and expanding the State Children's Health Insurance Program…

Empower Your Daughter With Health Insurance

by Tracee SiouxI received an email is from MoveOn.org, a political action group monitoring health care. Right now Congress is deciding whether to a) take away health care from millions of children or b)allow millions more children access to…

Global Democracy Promotion Act

by Tracee Sioux The American Government participates in legislating morality with unconstitutional things like the Global Gag Rule, which doesn't make us very popular in certain parts of the world. The Global Gag Rule denies all funding (for…

It's NEVER The Copay

By Tracee SiouxYour ankle better be broken.Do you know how much this is going to cost?Are you SURE it hurts bad enough to see the doctor?Going to the doctor is not an acceptable way to get attention.Stop complaining, going to the doctor isn’t…

Convoluted Government

By Tracee Sioux I got this email from Population Connection, www.populationconnection.com, a watchdog group that monitors legislation concerning reproductive issues in the United States and around the world. "Dear Tracee, We wanted to update…