Paid Leave, Child Care, U.S. Failing

By |May 11th, 2015|

Paid leave, child care expense is not a woman's issue, it's a family and societal imperative on which the United States is lagging well behind other countries. Women in a majority of American families are primary breadwinners or co-breadwinners and caregivers. And the fact is that our policies and our institutions have not [...]

Mark Halperin’s Minstrel Show, Starring Ted Cruz

By |May 11th, 2015|

Mark Halperin goes full racist in interview with Senator Ted Cruz.Photo: screen capture from YouTube WHAT WAS Mark Halperin thinking? ...then Halperin made it personal, and the interview careened into a ditch. He told Cruz that people are curious about his “identity.” Then, the host asked a series of questions intended to establish [...]

Tina Fey’s #LastDressEver, Amy Schumer’s Birth Control (and other stories)

By |May 8th, 2015|

Tina Fey's #LastDressEver on David Letterman, Amy Schumer's brilliant video, and other stories this week. STRIPPING DOWN, Tina Fey proves yet again why she's a goddess. Jim Messina once again illustrates why Hillary Clinton has him on her team. Then there's Jeb... W. as his foreign policy advisor? ...and we finally see the [...]

2016 Stiletto Edition Podcast: Emails, Marco, and a Guy Named Bill

By |May 7th, 2015|

Podcast 2016 Stiletto Edition, Volume 5: Emails, Marco... and guy named Bill.Photo by Barbara Kinney for Hillary for America WITH THE State Department's chief freedom of information officer Joyce Barr making news, we begin by broadening out the reality, which starts with the Associated Press general counsel Karen Kaiser. 2016: THE STILETTO EDITION, [...]

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Republican Attacks Fail, Part Infinity: Iowa Democrats Heart Hillary

By |May 7th, 2015|

Iowa Democrats love Hillary. Photo by Barbara Kinney for Hillary for America IN IOWA, Democrats give Hillary Clinton a very early and large lead. Probable Iowa caucus goers also give Hillary an 83 to 11 favorability. Quinnipiac results, "What Trouble." With 60 percent of the vote among Iowa likely Democratic Caucus participants, former [...]

So, About Tom Brady’s Deflated Balls

By |May 7th, 2015|

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots... Wells report says, well, you know, they cheated. Screen capture via Keith Olbermann Wells concluded that two team employees, in all probability, violated league rules and that Brady, a four-time Super Bowl winner, was "at least generally aware of the inappropriate activities." [USA Today] A REPORT [...]

Clinton in Las Vegas Makes Historic Statement on Immigration

By |May 6th, 2015|

Clinton in Las Vegas announced historic immigration policy she would implement if elected president. Photo: Rancho High School in North Las Vegas, Nevada (By Barbara Kinney for Hillary for America) FOR SKEPTICS and those who haven't been paying attention, Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign has been a bold departure, representative of what a you'd expect [...]

Larry Wilmore on Pamela Geller, Tool of ISIS

By |May 6th, 2015|

Larry Wilmore on Garland shooting. "Quit your Islamicizin'!" LEAVE IT to comedian Larry Wilmore to get to the bottom of why Pamela Geller's "free speech" event was such a ruse. "You know another thing that is horrific, Pamela Geller? Intentionally putting innocent, unarmed security guards in danger so you can make some bulls*#t [...]

Clinton Foundation: “No Evidence” Of Anything Wrong, But “Appearance” is Icky

By |May 5th, 2015|

The Clinton Foundation is doing a lot of good. There is no evidence of a quid pro quo for the Giustra contributions, or from any other source. And Hillary Clinton was not involved in the decision to allow the Russian purchase. Even so, the appearance of impropriety is hard to avoid. So is [...]

Pamela Geller Fails in Garland “Charlie Hebdo” Event

By |May 4th, 2015|

Pamela Geller at center of Garland shooting, tweeting her excitement that wanna be jihadists showed up, then promptly got themselves killed by police. Pamela Geller, president of the American Freedom Defense Initiative, put on the Muhammad Art Exhibit. She referred to it as a "free speech event" on Twitter. One tweet from her [...]