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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…

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…
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Obama Budget Includes Family Leave Insurance

The proposed United States Budget, currently before Congress, includes a little-publicized, no-drama, brilliant piece of funding and legislation. This is brilliant. This is long overdue. Currently, in the United States of America many disability…
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Michelle Obama Takes On Childhood Obesity

President Barack Obama announced that Michelle Obama, First Lady and mother of two First Daughters Sasha and Malia, will be taking on Childhood Obesity as her pet cause. In this MSNBC story Michelle Obama admits to a very similar story as…
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How Will Health Care Reform Impact Women and Children?

Want to ask questions and talk about health care reform? As in how will this really impact women and children? There's a phone call tomorrow and you're all invited. It's just another amazing thing Momsrising.org is doing to make sure mothers…

Pres. Obama School Address

I thought this was a wonderful and inspiring speech. It's really what children of this nation should hear: We expect great things from you. Try. Hard.
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Know Your Power - Book Review

I picked up a copy of Know Your Power: A Message to America's Daughters by Nancy Pelosi on a flight from Salt Lake City to Dallas. This book gives insight into how a housewife with five children became the first female Speaker of the House…
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A Girl Is Watching: Sotomayer, Palin & Clinton

Marie Wilson of The White House Project is wondering about the children who are watching the way we treat the women who dare stand up and lead. It's day three for Sonia Sotomayor (female Hispanic Supreme Court nominee) on the Capitol, and…
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Sweet Sasha & Marvelous Malia Dolls

By Leola Dublin Someone had to be the first to attempt to capitalize on our collective fascination with the First Daughters, and the Ty Corporation has that dubious honor. Ty is responsible for the Beanie Baby craze and the questionable…

Women in Office

"If we don’t get serious about putting women into the leadership pipeline, we (will raise) the aspirations of a generation of American girls without doing enough to actually make their ambitions achievable,” Marie Wilson, The White House…
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Generation O - Inaugural Giveaway

Remember when they gave us Generation X - which basically meant that were were hopeless slackers? Gee that was fun. We'd wallow in our Baby Boomer parents shadow, drifting aimlessly? Even in The Way We'll Be: The Zogby Report on the Transformation…