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Obama Should Meet The Challenge
On July 15th, The State Newspaper in South Carolina reported that Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) issued a challenge to ...
mpwife 07/26/2008 14 - - 12
What are you willing to do?
When I heard about the 60 year old librarian in Denver who was arrested and given a citation for trespassing at a John McCain Town Hall meeting for holding up a sign "McCain = Bush", I had longed ...
mpwife 07/16/2008 2 - - -
Republicans Opened the Door to the Service Questions
Ah the hypocrisy of the Republican and right spin machine. After General Clark's comment and then Representative Jim Webb's interview on Countdown, they're up in arms, claiming that there's a smear ...
mpwife 07/02/2008 20 20 1 23
Musings From an Individual Independent
Perhaps I should start off with this disclaimer, I do not speak for all Independents, just myself. Perhaps I'm naive, perhaps idealistic, some would even say that I'm stupid. I tend to vote for ...
mpwife 07/01/2008 11 7 1 -
Criminal vs Civil Cases and Telecoms
Ok, I'm watching Olbermann's special comment on Obama and the FISA bill. What I am going to do is dissect the criminal versus civil case meme that it seems most don't understand...
mpwife 06/30/2008 20 2 - 4
It's my fault
In the early morning hours, sipping coffee and mindlessly hearing the noise from the infomercials on the television as I peruse the blogs and news, I had found myself contemplating. It's easy to be ...
mpwife 06/27/2008 9 6 - -
SC-02:  The DNC may want to think on this
Welcome to South Carolina, the land the Dem's forgot. Well, okay, not really. It's not a secret that this historically entrenched red state often gets written off as going to the Republicans in ...
mpwife 06/24/2008 22 5 - -
Thoughts from a semi-lucid mind
Perhaps I don't think too well until I've had about three or four pots of coffee in me, so if this sounds like rambling, I apologize profusely. In other words, I'm still on the first pot. Before ...
mpwife 06/23/2008 22 3 - -
I Can't Wait to See This
There will be an outcry from the religious right this week. There will be gnashing of teeth and the tearing of cloth and wailing in the street at how religion is being attacked. I'm sure we'll ...
mpwife 06/21/2008 38 17 1 169
And I Can Only Cry
It was over 200 years ago when brave men stood their ground and were willing to die to establish a new country, to gain the freedoms from tyrrany. If they were to see us now, would they be rolling ...
mpwife 06/20/2008 19 38 1 222
GBCW: Saying goodbye
I was just going to go, leave quietly. Unfortunately, I can't. I'm a newbie,it doesn't matter, but since I promised to do a series, I have an obligation. So on behalf of that obligation, I came ...
mpwife 06/29/2007 142 2 - 23
War is hell, PTSD is real, lessons from Nam learned?
It was our first reality check on war. Every night, the news would stream the names of those soldiers who were either killed, missing or had become prisoners, across the screen, in what seemed to ...
mpwife 06/28/2007 20 12 - 3
Lessons in birth control - what my mother taught me
I was probably in fifth grade, when we had the obligatory reproductive lesson given by the school nurse. It was a girls only class, explaining the ovaries, the uterus and how babies are made. At ...
mpwife 06/25/2007 113 36 - 6
All I need is the air that I breath ... to be clean
Cross posted from A Woman's View You could feel the excitement in the house building for days. It was like ...
mpwife 06/24/2007 5 6 - 11
Walking in their footsteps: Remembering those who've come before
The struggle for freedom and equality is an age old story and not unique to one specific group of people. Indeed, if you believe in God, then you acknowledge the Israelite's struggle for freedom ...
mpwife 06/23/2007 17 6 - 3
What we haven't heard, could it be the ERA?
As the 110th Congress took their seats in January 2007, they've promised the American voters many things. Increasing the minimum wage, holding the administration accountable, work to end the war, ...
mpwife 06/21/2007 43 7 1 5
Throwing my hat into the ring
The state of South Carolina isn’t in that much of a shock, given the recent indictment of Thomas Ravanel on cocaine charges. In fact, it’s basically status quo, when it comes to our ...
mpwife 06/20/2007 20 6 - 5
Throwing my hat into the ring
The indictment of Thomas Ravanel has put a big blemish on the Republican party in my fair state. The level of discontent and distrust amongst the voters for our elected officials is growing. It's ...
mpwife 06/20/2007 - - - 1
Making progress but not there yet, the fight for women's rights
It’s been less then 100 years since women had won the right to vote. That struggle wasn’t easy and women didn’t win the right and privilege overnight. Today, if it even be ...
mpwife 06/18/2007 16 8 - -
Twilight years should be golden
She is 89 years old, and if you saw her now, you'd never give her hopes to go another month let alone another year. Her husband died thirteen years ago and for a few years, she was able to make ...
mpwife 06/15/2007 15 12 1 147
A Meek Voice, A Lions Roar, Changes Will Come
In the year 1981, women were struggling to be accepted as equals in the military. Under an act of Congress, women were not allowed to be in positions that would send them into combat. Because of ...
mpwife 06/14/2007 10 13 - 149
The Art of Couples Blogging
How to Co-Exist Peacefully While Feeding Your Addiction. Ok, I'll admit it, I've become addicted. First it started off with a way to keep our families updated, then it ...
mpwife 06/12/2007 54 15 1 5
Parents and children win with Ryan's Law
It's funny how an aritcle or news of a law can trigger a memory. Today, such an article I read, brought back such a great memory. I was 20 years old and the base I was stationed at played host to ...
mpwife 06/11/2007 6 6 - 4
The Forgotten War
I remember coming home that day from work, when my husband met me at the door and told me that we invaded Iraq. Unlike many Americans, I didn't buy into the claims of the WMDs, the terrorist link ...
mpwife 06/10/2007 9 20 - 139
Lest history repeats itself, meet Margaret Sanger
I would have loved the opportunity to sit down for a day and talk to Margaret Sanger. To sit and listen to her, as she recounted her struggles, her beliefs, her work. Despite the controversy that ...
mpwife 06/09/2007 34 21 - -
For my daughters sake - An open call to our leadership
Note: I know you're out there lurking, waiting to see what we're bitching, griping, complaining, asking about. You're our elected officials, you're the candidates who are looking to ...
mpwife 06/07/2007 12 17 - 6
Should Gay Rights Groups Support Pro-Choice Issues?
Note: Not should Pro-life support gay rights, but should gay rights systematically support pro-life. A few days back, I created a ...
mpwife 06/06/2007 58 2 - 5
One Paycheck Away
Or Why I Lean Left The feeling of utter desperation came over her as she set on the bench waiting for the bus to arrive. In one hand she held an expired bus transfer, in her ...
mpwife 06/05/2007 231 285 8 36
Right to Life Not Clear Cut in South Carolina
"You'll see him there daily, on an island in a busy intersection. He's an elderly man, maybe in his 70's or 80's, carrying an infant carrier on his chest with a baby doll inside and a sign that ...
mpwife 06/03/2007 11 3 1 3
Faith Matters, Just Don't Shove it Down our Throats
It's a quiet Saturday morning in my house. At the time of this writing, both my husband and daughter are sleeping peacefully, and I'm content, enjoying the quiet time. It gives me a chance to ...
mpwife 06/02/2007 61 7 1 -
Children Left Behind in South Carolina
It's the beginning of summer in the south. Throughout the state of South Carolina, schools are letting out for the year, high school seniors are walking across auditorium floors and stadiums to ...
mpwife 06/01/2007 14 7 - 3
A Woman's View:  It's What Really Matters
As the msm tittered around about John Edwards $400.00 haircut, John McCain's leisurely stroll through the markets of Baghdad, whether Fred Thompson's role as a racist attorney would effect his ...
mpwife 05/31/2007 46 16 2 -
The Forgotten Promises.
I am more then willing to admit that I cringe each time a politician opens his or her mouth about seeing to the needs of our countries veterans - regardless which side of the aisle it comes from. ...
mpwife 05/30/2007 7 2 - -
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