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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…