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

By |November 30th, 2015|

Jeb v. Marco, "zipper problems," and a CNN talking head. photo: Jeb on Instagram, playing Frank Underwood (in more ways than one?) 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 [...]

Climate Talks Begin in Paris

By |November 30th, 2015|

Climate talks begin in Paris. photo: 350.org 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 values that keep us strong and keep us free. We salute the [...]

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

By |November 29th, 2015|

Chris Christie gets huge endorsement out of New Hampshire, and a shot against Marco Rubio. 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 inside New Hampshire [...]

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

By |November 28th, 2015|

Another white man with a gun goes berserk in Colorado, targeting Planned Parenthood.Mugshot via Twitter 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 Democrats, there wasn't a Syrian refugee [...]

Marco Rubio Wants to be GOP Obamacare Slayer

By |November 25th, 2015|

Marco Rubio wants to be the 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 University, said of Republicans in Congress. [The Hill] HAS MARCO [...]

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

By |November 25th, 2015|

Romance finally breaks WashPost’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 non-fiction back in 2000 when options were few and the stigma [...]

U.S. Travel Alert Over Da’esh, as Turkey Downs Russian Jet

By |November 24th, 2015|

Worldwide travel warning issued for Americans, as we wake up to tense drama between Turkey and Russia.photo: POTUS gets his own Turkish stamp (via Twitter). Turkish warplanes have shot down a Russian military aircraft on the border with Syria. Russian President Vladimir Putin said the Su-24 was hit by air-to-air missiles fired by [...]

Ted Cruz Even with Trump in Iowa, Bernie Gets a Rapper, Hillary Hit on Instagram

By |November 24th, 2015|

Cruz catches Trump in Iowa, and Bernie gets backing from a rapper. Ted Cruz, buoyed by tea party support and the backing of the conservative wing of the Republican Party, has surged to a virtual tie with Donald Trump in the first caucus state of Iowa, according to the results of a Quinnipiac [...]

Republicans Play Speech Police, DNC Ad Focuses on Fear & Bigotry

By |November 21st, 2015|

Republican speech police are in rabid pursuit of Democrats who have chosen the high ground. IT IS a brave statement Democrats are making through an ad that refuses to cave to the GOP speech police, who are demanding everyone rally 'round "radical Islam," or else. The DNC launches it amid Republican presidential candidates [...]

Shonda Rhimes Honors Planned Parenthood, Reveals Heart of Abortion Rights

By |November 21st, 2015|

Shonda Rhimes winter finale featured Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) getting an abortion, because it is about Olivia's life. NOBODY DOES primetime drama like Shonda Rhimes and she did it again this past week in the fall finale of ABC's Scandal. Fearlessly saying that a woman's decisions about her life are her own to [...]