Slaughtering Geese in Maryland

cross-posted on Huffington Post Impact

EXPLAINING THE photograph above is a good place to start. That was our peacock, Jack, coming face to face with our cat, Rasha, for the first time. We […]

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Pirelli 2016, Out with Pin Up Poses, in with Women with Power

FIRST IT was Playboy, now it’s Pirelli. I’m celebrating this new vibe around women, power, and a physical persona that comes from the woman’s point of view about herself, instead of what men want […]

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New Book on “Zipper Problems,” CNN’s Ana Navarro as “Flighty & Spiteful Socialite”

THE ALLEGATIONS come through McCay Coppins on BuzzFeed, from his new book, The Wilderness: Deep Inside the Republican Party’s Combative, Contentious, Chaotic Quest to Take Back the White House. Jeb Bush doesn’t come […]

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Climate Talks Begin in Paris

Offering his condolences and pledging solidarity with the people of “this beautiful city” [President Obama] said, “We have come to Paris to show our resolve … to protect our people, and to uphold the […]

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Leading New Hampshire Paper Endorses Chris Christie, Setting Up Battle with Trump

We don’t need another fast-talking, well-meaning freshman U.S. senator trying to run the government. We are still seeing the disastrous effects of the last such choice. [New Hampshire Union Leader]

AFTER WEEKS of gaining traction […]

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Another White Male with a Gun Goes Berserk in Colorado, Escalation Edition

DOMESTIC TERRORISM perpetrated by a white male, episode one million. Targeting Planned Parenthood after the highly controversial and edited videos, this latest violence isn’t a shock.

Note to cranky Republicans and pantywaist […]

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A Brit’s View: Corbyn’s Black Friday Nightmare

Here I was hoping to be relaying Black Friday tales of grown ups scrapping on the floors of supermarkets long into the night over discounted TVs. Instead Britain’s headlines involve historic pedophilia, war, and the […]

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Marco Rubio Wants to be GOP Obamacare Slayer

“I think this is one of the most effective things they’ve done so far in terms of trying to undermine the Affordable Care Act,” Tim Jost, a healthcare law professor at Washington and Lee […]

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Romance Finally Breaks WaPo’s ‘No Self-Published Books’ Rule

cross-posted on HuffPost

HAVING PUBLISHERS on my second and third books, deciding to self-publish my first feminist romantic adventure novel began as a leap of faith. It’s nothing like the first time I self-published […]

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