Fresh off of telling Sarah Palin
to stay up in Alaska, former First Lady Barbara Bush
set the record straight with Larry King about her son’s bizarro “fetus
in a jar” story in his new memoir, Decisions Points
. Keep reading »
Democracy: important, but not very sexy. Enter this commercial for voting by the Spanish political party Young Socialists of Catalunya which assures citizens, “Voting is a pleasure!”
Does this mean if you refuse to cast your ballot for the lesser of two evils, that you’re frigid? [Guanabee] Keep reading »
“I thought she was beautiful. And she’s very happy in Alaska. I hope she’ll stay there.”
—Former First Lady Barbara Bush tells Larry King her thoughts on watching “Sarah Palin’s Alaska.” [People] Keep reading »
Penning “Today’s Lady News” every day sure makes me want to march down to Washington, D.C. and make a stink. But one lady politician in Argentina lost her cool and actually doled out a slap to a windbag colleague. During a budget meeting broadcast on live TV, Graciela Camano popped her colleague Carlos Kunkel in the face and stalked off. Kunkel, fortunately, took getting smacked in stride, and started laughing. At least she put America’s seemingly out-of-control lawmakers in perspective. [Guanabee] Keep reading »
Sorry, ladies, but the Paycheck Fairness Act is no more. Senate Republicans filibustered the bill and Senate Democrats fell two votes short of the 60 needed to put it to an up-or-down vote.
Generally speaking, the Paycheck Fairness Act, which passed in the House of Representatives in 2009, would have made it easier to seek damages over pay discrimination based on gender. The Paycheck Fairness Act also would have ensured employees aren’t retaliated against for seeking out info about what their colleagues get in their paychecks and would have created a new grant program to strengthen negotiation skills in girls and women.
Alas, it was not meant to be. Keep reading »