Category Archives: Politics

Let the Campaigning End and the (Mc)Governing Begin

These days of so much  political vitriol being directed at whoever is not on the side of the vitriol-spewer, makes it easy to turn away from the negativity and forget that it doesn’t have to be this way. I can … Continue reading

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T, Find Out What it Means to Me

Although the R’s keep stressing that this election is about the economy, women’s reproductive rights and access to health care keep running out on the battlefield.  As everyone has probably heard by now, Missouri U.S. Senate candidate, Todd Akin (R) … Continue reading

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We, the People of the United Corporations of America…

It has become common to hear contenders for public office trumpet their experience in the business world as a significant reason for them being elected to government posts.  The rationale is that business people would bring a business approach to … Continue reading

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The Court’s Hot Kiss of Death

Looking back on the new year thus far, I thought House members reading the Constitution was a nice touch, albeit political theater.  The document itself doesn’t bring tears to the eyes (not even John Boehner’s) like the Declaration of Independence. … Continue reading

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