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Fair Pay Restoration Act

With 5 years of experience as a reporter, two awards in photography and reporting and a very impressive portfolio and resume I was given $38,000 a year at a large publishing firm in 2000. In the magazine a man hired at the same time, with a…

King & My Dream

A few weeks ago: Hey, Ains. What did you learn in school today? We learned about a king. He got the black people freed. You mean a president? No a king. You mean somewhere else? No here. This is America. We don't have kings here.…

First Female Primary Winner

I hope you shared this moment, when the first woman ever won a United States Presidential Primary, with your daughters last night. Regardless of your political leanings, I sincerely hope that the significance of Hillary Clinton's participation…

Collectors Items

The Iowa Caucus is only days away. Get your custom-designed Hillary 2008 Bumper Stickers now for only $5. Email me at traceesioux@yahoo.com to place your order. (More designs in the left side bar.)

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…