Posts tagged "nancy pelosi"

Yes, Herman Cain, “Princess Nancy” Is A Sexist Way To Refer To Nancy Pelosi

With seemingly a new woman coming forward every day detailing sexual harassment by Herman Cain, you might think the GOP wannabe presidential candidate would try not to look like a jerk. But during last night’s GOP debate, Cain referred to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi as “Princess Nancy” while grousing about Congress. The audience chuckled…

Jessica Wakeman / November 10, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Doctor Recounts What Abortion Was Like Before Roe V. Wade

Dr. Waldo Fielding writes about the horrifying complications faced by many women before Roe v. Wade made abortion legal. [NY Times]
Need a pick-me-up? Check out That’s What She Said, a blog featuring tons of amazing quotes from women like Maya Angelou, Ursula LeGuin, and Kathleen Hanna. [That’s What She Said]
Nancy Pelosi’s reign a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 7, 2011

Nancy Pelosi Cast As The “Wicked Witch Of The West” In Campaign Ad

She’s mellllllllting … and she’s the Speaker of the House. Nancy Pelosi is the cackling Wicked Witch of the West in a new “Wizard of Oz”-themed campaign commercial by Republican Congressional candidate John Dennis. An actress playing Pelosi flies in on a jet, jabbing Dorothy, Toto and pals with the end of her…

Jessica Wakeman / September 14, 2010

Today’s Lady News: Is Nancy Pelosi The Most Powerful Woman In History?

After the passage of health care reform, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is being called the “most powerful woman in history” from a variety of media outlets, from The Economist to The Drudge Report. [NPR]
A breast cancer prevention slogan at a Polish hospital in Opole which reads “I check the breasts of…

Jessica Wakeman / March 23, 2010

Conservatives To Whack A Nancy Pelosi Pinata At Conference

According to politics blog, The Washington Scene, guests at this week’s Conservative Political Action Conference will attend a party on Friday night where guests can take a whack at a pinata shaped like Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. The Pelosi pinata will allegedly be filled with candy, bills and “favorite Pelosi sayings.”…

Jessica Wakeman / February 17, 2010

Quickies: Megan Fox Is A Good Kisser & Nancy Pelosi Strikes Back

Amanda Seyfried dishes that Megan Fox, her “Jennifer’s Body” co-star, is in fact a good kisser. [TMZ] — News sure to induce groans from girlfriends across the nation.
Miley Cyrus abruptly shut down her Twitter reportedly because her rumored boyfriend, Liam Hemsworth, doesn’t think she should have one since he doesn’t. [PopEater — If…

Erica Maxwell / October 8, 2009

Forbes’ “100 Most Powerful Women” List Makes No Sense To Us

Forbes’ annual “Powerful Women” issue hits newsstands tomorrow, but their 2009 list of the 100 most powerful women in the world has left us scratching our heads. The magazine insists the list is based on power, not popularity. They go by press mentions and the size of the country, business or organization the woman runs.

Nikki Dowling / August 20, 2009

Nancy Pelosi’s Plastic Surgery Debacle

Sandra McElwaine at The Daily Beast wants to know, “Who Did Nancy Pelosi’s New Face?” The Speaker of the House (who just turned 69) has been sporting a, uh, much tighter looking mug, causing many to strongly suspect she’s had a heavy dose of plastic surgery. The slideshow of images does make for a compelling…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 27, 2009