Is There A Hillary Metric?

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On her book tour for HARD CHOICES, Hillary Clinton has been getting a fair amount of lambasting from a pundit class that looks to be lying in wait in the tall grass. As usual, Secretary Clinton is graded by a different metric than other potential candidates or private citizens, which she is.  Is there a level of good that would be good enough in … [Read more...]

Hillary, Leadership and the GOP Upset

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What do the American people want in a leader going forward?In my first guest appearance on Newsmax TV's "Midpoint" with Ed Berliner, we discuss Hillary’s new book "Hard Choices", the media's focus on Benghazi, and what the American people want in a leader and if Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s shocking loss to an unknown in the VA … [Read more...]

Of Mothers and Journeys

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One year ago, I became a published author.DIRTY WORDS ON CLEAN SKIN detailed my journey from fearful news junkie to outspoken activist.  The disturbing parallels between my own mother's life and the misogynistic media treatment of Hillary Clinton and other politically inconvenient women in 2008 motivated me to take action.  … [Read more...]

This Time, Women Are Here To Stay

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Back in 2008, when Hillary Clinton was running for president, I came across an old black and white pictorial on American women from the late 1940's at a used book fundraiser.  Since I was feeling more than a little dispirited over the fate of women at the time, I bought the book hoping for inspiration from the "Rosie the riveter" generation of … [Read more...]

~ This Mouth is Mine

[First posted on 7/20/09 at No Quarter]As I read Amy Siskind’s excellent piece Sit Down and Shut Up on the marginalization of American women in politics, I couldn’t help thinking about all that the suffragette endured – ridicule, beatings, and imprisonment in their quest to gain the right to vote for American women. And just a few weeks ago, … [Read more...]