Tag Archives: family values

Hmmmmm …

First, from Alice, this absolutely amazing snippet from the UK featuring Susan Boyle … definitely worth the time it takes to watch! I’m not up on the Idol phenomenon at all … but this?  I love it! Then this from … Continue reading

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Happy 2009, Everyone!

2008 was quite a year, was it not?  We had economic turmoil, the history-making US election, Palin family values, the ascension of Rachel Maddow, the Olympics (including the USWNT’s Gold medal) … and doing every Rocky-loving, cheese-steak craving, Broad Street … Continue reading

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Technology-Challenged Thursday

I’m having some difficulties uploading an Mp3 of an interview with Pia … so in the interim, here’s a good article by Tim Wise (posted on Alternet) about the special privileges that white candidates for President and Vice President seem … Continue reading

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Random Rainy Saturday

The rain falling in NH is a bit of a relief today, as I settle in to catch up on some dangling threads! But first, a couple of tidbits … like this great feature piece from Salon by Avi Steinberg … Continue reading

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More Palin Poop

So now the McCain/Palin campaign has issued a release indicating that Sarah Palin’s 17-year-old daughter Bristol is five months pregnant.  I have a wide range of responses to this news.  Poor kid — that’s my biggest response.  Can you imagine … Continue reading

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A Whiter Shade of Palin …

This is a photo of a recent sunset at the lake, sent my way by HollyCornblog (who is also the provider of some of the juicier Sarah Palin news and punditry). On the Palin front, the plot, as they say, … Continue reading

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Cognitive Dissonance USA Style: Women Make Strides, and DV is on the Rise

Even as we celebrate women athletes heading to Beijing to compete in the Olympics, it must be sadly noted that domestic violence and deaths of US women at the hands of those “closest” to them is on the rise. With … Continue reading

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McCain Family Values

I’ve learned a teensy bit about credit card debt through the years … but this report is just beyond  amazing to me.  How does one amass that kind of debt?  Why pay the interest, for goodness sake?  Is this how … Continue reading

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