This Suburban Housewife Has To Break Party Lines: Goodbye Hatred

I can’t do it. I can’t vote for a Presidential team (because that’s what John McCain and Sarah Palin are) that doesn’t have the courage to say, “we’re not going to be hateful.” I can’t bring myself to be a part of the party that would not vote for a man because of his father’s religion. I don’t care what color your skin is. I am an American woman, and (up until W) a consistently conservative voter. Yesterday was Yom Kippur. As I passed by Chabad and noted the 9mm …

Sarah Palin Is Just Like Me: Only More Employed

This morning I got an email from Mar Vista Mom asking me what I thought about Sarah Palin. Is thisĀ a good thing? The reason she’s asking me isn’t because I’m such an awesome and insightful political pundit. It’s because, here in Los Angeles I’m the only Republican she knows. Yeah, it’s not fun talking politics in LA. Much like my finely honed gaydar (yes I can sniff out a good dancer at 100 yards), I do have a feeling that there’s one other LA Mom who votes like I do, …

Is it just me? Barak Obama, Chairman Mao and Andy Warhol

Please understand that I won’t be poking fun at McCain any time soon. Why? First off, I’m a registered Republican (for now), and secondly because he’s one crazee ass motherfucker that could probably kill me with a strand of twine and a wet matchstick. I’m not voting for thrilled with Obama but I’m pretty sure I can say what I like and stay out of prison. So McCain is off limits here. Related?