Tag Archives: women’s soccer

Well …

A friend yesterday shared with me Newsweek’s “Power 50” list of the top 50 most influential political figures in the US, based on their earnings.  It’s old news, I know … and quite inspiring, if you like a good dose … Continue reading

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Halloween Arrived Early This Year

Words can’t begin to describe how upset I was to read, last night, that they wheeled out a pulseless-but-breathing Dick Cheney to be interviewed by his loving keeper Lynne, and defend the myriad ways that the Bush administration eroded our … Continue reading

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Breathtakingly Beautiful Monday

This morning the air has the feel of a September morning – crystal clear and clean, with shadows and sun dapples etched in bright relief.  No confusing what’s what, as the breeze riffles the leaves and I take a deep … Continue reading

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Lots of Congratulations Due and Look Who's Back!

There’s a long list of folks and entities to be congratulated this morning, so here they are in no particular order … To the SEC for acting like a regulatory agency … and how interesting that it’s Paulson and Company … Continue reading

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The Saturday Before Sunday

Okay so I do, I really do want to be rooting for Obama — but what’s with this latest appointment? GE’s defender on environmental issues, Ignacia Moreno, has been hired to do the legal stuff for EPA? How did Obama explained … Continue reading

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Brackets, AIG, Monday Meanderings

The Men’s bracket is up and some folks (you know who you are) have already made their picks.  The women’s bracket will be finalized this evening.  Then we have a couple of days to get everything set before the games … Continue reading

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A Little on the Drug-Addled, Pasty, Russian Nesting Doll Guy that the GOP Adores … Then We Move On

Saturday morning … last morning before we go back to daylight savings time.  I’m having some smooth, dark coffee and catching up on the news of the world while the sun comes up here. Scary times, as the economy’s woes … Continue reading

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USWNT vs Iceland on an Icy Friday (Other Stuff, Too)

First off, our friend Alice (who suffers good-humoredly my unrelenting pressure to become a JordanCornblog contributor) is off to tour Florence today.  Happy travels, Alice! Happily, she will not have to leave before the USWNT faces Iceland in their second … Continue reading

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Obama Continues to Come Through (and Saturday is Here)!

Yesterday President Barack Obama repealed the Mexico City Policy – the infamous gag rule that pulled funding from health care providers who offered (or even just talked about) certain health care options for women.  Yeah, you know what I’m talking … Continue reading

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Whither Marta?

In women’s soccer news, there’s the fact that the USWNT posted its final win of 2008 last night, downing China 1-0 in Detroit on the strength of a Heather O’Reilly goal. Pia’s team finishes out the year with a record-setting … Continue reading

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