Yesterday, the headline on the Burlington Free Press read, “Clinton hails unity,” the subheading, “Tells supporters election is not about her.” The thing is, I think that for many of her supporters, the election never was about her. It was about them. It was about us. Women. Heck, even my mother-in-law was going to vote […]
I have been watching the DNC shindig on PBS for the past hour and I thought, what the hey, let’s live blog it! The Barackstar himself is coming on stage soon. Right now, we are watching an intro video. Get ready for some serious hope-changerrificness! 10:08 PM Trying to stay awake for this video. 10:11 […]
One of these days, my life will settle down and I will be able to post here as often as I want to, but that is not today, unfortunately. She’s Right is running late this week. I hope to get something up soon. I won’t bore you with the details.
The Purpose Driven Debate Okay, so it wasn’t technically a debate, but this was America’s first real look at the two major party presidential candidates, side-by-side. I admit that I haven’t seen it. I watched a few clips pertinent to what I am going to talk about here, but I have not had a chance […]
Sorry that this week’s post is a day late, but at least it’s not a dollar short. I have been dealing with some pretty heavy personal stuff, which, thankfully, is now over, so it is a little shorter than I would like. I am hoping, though, that this post will lead to some good discussion […]
One of Vermont’s biggest stories this year was the death of Brooke Bennett and the revelation that the alleged perpetrator of this heinous crime, Michael Jacques, was the poster boy for the success of Vermont’s sex offender treatment program. The Burlington Free Press ran a front page story entitled Jacques: ‘Success story’ or ‘threat’? Seven […]
This week’s Focus on Vermont will be posted later today.
Obama and the Surge I was just reading an interview of Sen. Barack Obama by Katie Couric. About a third of the way through the transcript, Ms. Couric struggles to make sense of Sen. Obama’s statement that knowing what he knows now – that the surge was successful in reducing the violence in Iraq – […]
Welcome to the new She’s Right! During my month-long hiatus, I thought long and hard about where I want to take She’s Right, considering the increasing demands of my personal life. I decided on a weekly format. The main feature will be a column focusing on politics and current events of national interest, with a […]