Charity on January 24th, 2008

Here is one banner you will not see on this blog.
Ugh!

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Charity on January 23rd, 2008

You may have noticed that I added a tab for Burlington Politics.  (It’s up top there, in the menu.)
I decided to locate all of my Burlington content there, keeping a more general focus on the front page.
I am going to do the same thing with Vermont Politics, as soon as I get some posts together [...]

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Charity on January 22nd, 2008

Senator Fred Thompson today issued the following statement about his campaign for President:
“Today I have withdrawn my candidacy for President of the United States. I hope that my country and my party have benefited from our having made this effort. Jeri and I will always be grateful for the encouragement and friendship [...]

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Charity on January 22nd, 2008

CNN.com readers blasted the news outlet over their moronic story about black women and their tough choice between voting their race or voting their gender, in the Democratic presidential primary.
Here are a couple of choice quotes:
“Duh, I’m a black woman and here I am at the voting booth. Duh, since I’m illiterate I’ll pull down [...]

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Charity on January 21st, 2008

Tomorrow marks the 35th anniversary of the Supreme Court verdict in the Roe v. Wade case.
I thought I would share with you the essay that I posed on She’s Right 5 years ago, on the 30th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.
As I mentioned before, prior to being a blog, She’s Right was a website where [...]

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Charity on January 18th, 2008

I was getting ready to lay out my doom and gloom analysis of the state of our union, when my husband, aghast that I sounded so negative, said I was starting to sound like Pat Buchanan.
He was referring to Mr. Buchanan’s column on Town Hall from Tuesday, Subprime Nation, or really any column, for that [...]

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Charity on January 17th, 2008

I mentioned yesterday that my sons would be gone all day today. You would think that I could have managed to do at least one post. But, no.
Actually, my husband surprised me by taking the day off and I spent the day with him.
Blogging will resume either tonight or tomorrow morning.
In the meantime, [...]

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Charity on January 16th, 2008

Later this morning, I am taking my three sons up to my mother’s house for two nights.
Hallelujah!
Not that I don’t love my kids. I do spend every single day with them by choice. I just really need a break. Plus, I am getting a head cold and it has triggered a migraine, [...]

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Charity on January 15th, 2008

A reminder for my local readers.  The next episode of She’s Right airs this Friday at 5:25 PM on Channel 17 (Comcast, Burlington Telecom).
I will be discussing Burlington’s Town Meeting Day 2008 elections.
It promises to be riveting.
For more information about the show, click on the appropriate tab at the top of the page.

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Charity on January 15th, 2008

What is the fastest way to cut through all the rhetoric and get a simple answer to the question: Which candidate should I support for president?
Let’s face it, we are - on the whole - a sound-bite culture, with information ADD.
We want to know who to vote for without taking countless hours of time to [...]

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