Sarah Palin Made Me A Feminist

I’m not sure which wink it was, it could have been the first, it might have been the thirteenth, but watching Sarah Palin campaign for White House pained me as a woman. I love that we are sexual beings, sex is fun and dirty, and sometimes funny. Sex can also be a weapon, and I resent that about the GOP. On day one I liked Palin, but then I realized that she worked a full three months a year. I watched her lose her composure, throw her children under the …

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 …

Pro Life, Pro Choice, Pro Adoption and Deeply Offended

I am a feminist. Recently that declaration has been called into question. I am a feminist from my earliest moments as my mother’s daughter right up to the moment I decided to become my daughter’s mother. It is appalling to me that there is such divisiveness between women. I am a feminist because I am pro-life. I am a feminist because I do not believe that abortion is the right choice for me, and I pray it’s a choice my daughter never has to make. I am a feminist because …

Political Blogging and Cloud Computing

This is my new little home on the interwebs and at less than two months old I’m averaging 1500 unique ISP’s a week. One of two things has happened: Y’all think I’m fabulous and can’t wait to hear what I say next Y’all think I’m an idjiot and don’t want to miss a good train wreck Like any good blogger I’m okay with it either way. Here’s what’s really interesting, and you’ll have to trust me on this because you can’t see my back end stats. According to statcounter I’m …