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Bad Fortune Cookie Sarah Palin?

“The ‘man’ can only ride you when your back is bent.” Thank you, Sarah Palin, for reminding us why we’re glad you were never a heartbeat away from becoming the most powerful person on the planet. That comment, along with many others just as cryptic, that was delivered at the recent Iowa Freedom Summit, made […]

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2014 for Women: The Good, the Bad, the Ridiculous

Well we did it. Made it through another year. Now that 2015 is really here, we can focus a bit on the fact that in 2014 women have had some good news and some bad news with a bit of the ridiculous thrown in. But what with wars, floods, NFL domestic violence, police shootings and […]

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The New Senate 13 — Unlucky for Women?

The new crop of 13 senators taking their seats this week includes 12 Republicans and a single Democrat, Gary Peters of Michigan. Peters is pro-choice, supports Obamacare, a raise in the minimum wage, and is the only one who has voted for the Equal Rights Amendment for women. And the rest? You be the judge. […]

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The Pain of a Policemen’s Daughter

The execution of two police officers in Brooklyn left me with two haunting images: The first is the protesters in Manhattan on Saturday, Dec. 13, chanting, “What do we want? Dead Cops.” The second is of officers Wen Jian Liu and Rafael Ramos struggling to exit the patrol car after being shot and grabbing their […]

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Does Our Next President Need a “New Car Smell”?

Why would anyone want a new car smell in a president? This is the metaphor currently being used to describe Hillary Clinton. It began when President Obama used it to refer to the next Democratic nominee for president. “I think the American people, you know, they’re going to want that new car smell,” he said. Democratic pollster Doug Schoen followed up on […]

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Five Ways the 2014 Elections Are Bad for Hillary Clinton

The mid-term 2014 post-mortems are in full swing. The analyses range from those who believe the Democrats are dead/long live the Republicans to those who see a GOP-run Congress and possible Republican effort to impeach President Obama as the gateway to a Hillary Clinton White House. Thinking that the outcome of Election Night 2014 is […]

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