Are Feminists the New Republicans?

This is not, I repeat, NOT a review of Sheryl Sandberg's book, "Lean In."  So there.Is this what it's come to?  Fairly or not, Republicans have the reputation of being the party of "My-Way-Or-The-Highway" mentality of policy and politics.  They are famous for closing ranks around the most powerful among them, and flinging anyone who dares to deviate from the standard party line to the ground.  If a Republican deviates, suggests a compromise, or reaches across the aisle he or she is met with d … [Read more...]

Hey, Ann Coulter -

Dear Ann Coulter,I will keep this short, and use small words so that you have a chance of understanding getting what I'm saying.As the author of the following tweet from last night's debates, you should be ashamed.For your edification improvement er, info, the word "retard" is defined by Merriam-Webster here.  It has many legitimate acceptable um, okay uses - all having to do with the slowing of growth or slowing down (as in the musical term, "ritard", which means to play more slo … [Read more...]

Mommy Wars, Cadillacs and Etch-a-Sketches

Oh, for the love of Pete.Okay, I am not a news junkie - nor am I an expert on anything other than being minimally overscheduled.  I just really need to vent here.  Bit of a tantrum - sorry in advance.Hillary Rosen and the dubiously-named "Mommy Wars?"  Eager to pounce on the slightest misstep, Republicans and Stay-at-Home-Moms are up in arms about her comments about Ann Romney.  Is there ANYONE who really thinks Rosen's comments were an attack on SAHMs?  That she was saying parenting is e … [Read more...]


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