Browsing All posts tagged under »Congress«

Welcome to 2013. You can run, but you can’t hide.

January 1, 2013

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Back on January 1, 1541, it would have been tough to predict what the coming year would bring.  Nostradamus was the only high-profile prognosticator around then, but, in the absence of tweets, iPhones, and The Anderson Cooper Show, most of his predictions were unknown to the general population. Most people simply went out their daily […]

2013: Resolving to Embrace the Unresolved

December 27, 2012

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Let’s face it: It’s pretty darn difficult to make any kind of resolutions for 2013 when we have just narrowly escaped The Rapture, The Mayan Calendar Flaw, and Mitt Romney. And, with only a few days to go, we are perched on the edge of The Fiscal Cliff and the only people who can save us […]

Fiscal Cliff Diving

November 15, 2012

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In an attempt to educate everyone about the impending “fiscal cliff,” this blogger has done some serious research, taking breaks only  to consume half a large can of salted cashews. Q. What is the fiscal cliff?  This is a good question, especially since the words “fiscal” and “cliff” are usually associated with events having extremely dire […]

My Uterus, Myself

August 26, 2012

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Todd Akin, when he isn’t advocating for an audit of the Federal Reserve System, has become a spokesperson for a return to medieval notions of women and fertility.  It’s time to look at the belief system from which he obtains his knowledge about women’s bodies. And what better way to do this than to go […]

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