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Wordless Wednesday: March on Washington Edition

Wordless Wednesday: March on Washington Edition

By on Aug 28, 2013 in Current Events, MOMocrats, Wordless Wednesday | 0 comments

You’ll find an excellent roundup of material on both the historic march and today’s event over at MOMocrats, including this morning’s MOMochat podcast.   Related articles A Dream Deferred: Minimum Wage Higher in 1963 Than It Is Today Wordless Wednesday:Coming Clean (Not So) Wordless Wednesday: Summer Eating Meet the Press Features Romney in...

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Preventing another Newtown

By on Jun 21, 2013 in MOMocrats | 0 comments

I am in San Jose this week, attending Netroots Nation with several of the other MOMocrats.  This is my live blog of this morning’s general session on gun violence, six months after Newtown.   Moderator Jehmu Green cannot think of another conversation as important. This session focuses on how to address this problem and leave this conversation with a very...

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Lean In, Chin Up and Tune Out

Lean In, Chin Up and Tune Out

By on Mar 12, 2013 in MOMocrats | 1 comment

I am proud to be a participant in the Lean In blog carnival today at MomsRising.org . I’ve been thinking a lot about women and our place in society the last couple of weeks. This is appropriate, as it is Women’s History Month and was kicked off at PBS with “Makers,” a three-hour documentary on the “second-wave” women’s movement.I sat down to watch it last weekend...

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Six More Days

Six More Days

By on Oct 31, 2012 in MOMocrats | 0 comments

By this time next week, I’ll either be exulting — or depressed. Either way, the election will be over. Every Wednesday, I get to talk politics with some of my favorite people, and we record the conversations for posterity. Today, we talked about Hurricane/Superstorm Sandy, FEMA, and Mitt Romney’s botched disaster relief rally yesterday. We had 38...

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Why I’m Voting for President Obama

Why I’m Voting for President Obama

By on Oct 25, 2012 in MOMocrats | 0 comments

I really do try to keep my political rants here at a minimum (that’s what the MOMocrats Facebook page is for). But it’s been hard to do, especially now when the polls show a race that’s a virtual tie. I’m a lifelong Democrat, so the candidate I choose is no surprise. What I want to do here is describe my reasons for supporting Barack Obama...

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