election Archive

  • Growing up in a Catholic household the 1960s, my husband says that most of the living rooms he visited as a child had pictures of Jesus and JFK hanging on […]

    Weird Barack Obama art

    Growing up in a Catholic household the 1960s, my husband says that most of the living rooms he visited as a child had pictures of Jesus and JFK hanging on […]

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  • So, the Internet is abuzz with responses to last night’s big speeches, which frankly, made me sad. Tons of personal and partisan attacks – even disparaging “community organizing” – a […]

    Sarah Palin comedy

    So, the Internet is abuzz with responses to last night’s big speeches, which frankly, made me sad. Tons of personal and partisan attacks – even disparaging “community organizing” – a […]

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  • I watched Sarah Palin speak to the country for the first time on Friday and cringed. As she gave her shout-outs to Geraldine Ferraro and Hillary Clinton, it seemed like […]

    Palin in Comparison: This pander wasn’t for me

    I watched Sarah Palin speak to the country for the first time on Friday and cringed. As she gave her shout-outs to Geraldine Ferraro and Hillary Clinton, it seemed like […]

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  • “You must have an overdeveloped sense of guilt,” I remember a guy telling me over coffee in college. “I can see why you’d be a feminist and everything, but I […]

    Race and gender and guilt, oh my!

    “You must have an overdeveloped sense of guilt,” I remember a guy telling me over coffee in college. “I can see why you’d be a feminist and everything, but I […]

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  • I’ve seen a lot of concern and frustration about yesterday’s primary in the blogosphere today. But I’m much more optimistic, and glad my state got to participate in the democratic […]

    Thinking

    I’ve seen a lot of concern and frustration about yesterday’s primary in the blogosphere today. But I’m much more optimistic, and glad my state got to participate in the democratic […]

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  • The first news I heard after sitting down and comparing policy to policy on the two Democratic candidates’ web sites was this: The governor gave my mom a non-partisan donut […]

    Watching, waiting, donut

    The first news I heard after sitting down and comparing policy to policy on the two Democratic candidates’ web sites was this: The governor gave my mom a non-partisan donut […]

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  • I just read this story over at Daily Kos, and I was really grateful that someone took the time to actually go through some of the legislative records of Clinton […]

    This is me getting tweaked about lead paint and blog primary coverage

    I just read this story over at Daily Kos, and I was really grateful that someone took the time to actually go through some of the legislative records of Clinton […]

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  • This little piece of social satire has me mesmerized: Hillary is mom jeans Keep clicking. I think that it may be one of the most insightful things about our cultural […]

    Hillary folded the map wrong

    This little piece of social satire has me mesmerized: Hillary is mom jeans Keep clicking. I think that it may be one of the most insightful things about our cultural […]

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  • As of now, I am not stumping for anything or anyone, but I am definitely feeling stumped. For example… how is it that I learned more about Hillary Clinton’s policies […]

    Political stumping

    As of now, I am not stumping for anything or anyone, but I am definitely feeling stumped. For example… how is it that I learned more about Hillary Clinton’s policies […]

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