Tag Archives: President Obama

Tis the Season for Fearing

Writer’s note: In case you feel like I’m repeating myself, you subscribers may remember a post by the same title that I published here last month.  For reasons that you would not really care about, I removed it from the website. … Continue reading

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The Children, the President, and the Lady

Recently, the right-wing media and their favorite politicians lambasted President Obama for not taking a quick field trip to the Texas/Mexico border. They were suggesting that as long as he was in Austin, he was already “in the neighborhood,” and … Continue reading

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How about an International Women’s Decade?

I suspect that many of you are oblivious to the significance of March 8th and probably didn’t see any reference to it anywhere last week. Except for the Google doodle referencing International Women’s Day (“IWD”), it didn’t get much media … Continue reading

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Choppy Waters for Fish Bowl Families

As the world knows by now, Kate Middleton, the future queen of Great Britain, is enceinte.   On both sides of the pond, we’ve been made privy to the details of her dreadful morning sickness and, of course, the tragic suicide of the poor nurse who allowed a telephonic … Continue reading

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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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We, the People of the United Corporations of America…

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

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