Category Archives: Opinions

Anthony Weiner is really Carlos Danger?

By Kathy Groob, Founder ElectWomen – Just when New Yorkers had begun to think Anthony Weiner had rehabilitated himself, enter Carlos Danger. Carlos Danger is an alias being used by New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner when Tweeting naked photos of his private parts to young women. Seriously? Come on voters of New York. You… Continue Reading

Where are the Women? In deed–not talk!

By Paula Xanthopoulou – President Barack Obama is the the de facto head of the Democratic Party — he calls the shots, and picked Debbie Wasserman Schultz to chair the Democratic National Committee. It is allegedly against Democratic Party rules for the party to support/endorse one Democrat over another in a primary. And any time the… Continue Reading

District 5 supervisor seat should go to a woman

Editorial by Kimberly Ellis – If you were to compare the percentage of women serving on San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors (just 27 percent, or three of 11 seats) with the percentage of women serving in office in other nations, San Francisco’s government would fall somewhere behind Rwanda, Angola and Ecuador. As District Five Supervisor… Continue Reading

The Men Behind The War On Women

By Laura Bassett for Huffington Post – A group of men with no real background in law or medicine, but blessed with a strong personal interest in women’s bodies, have quietly influenced all of the major anti-abortion legislation over the past several years. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops may be one of the quietest, yet… Continue Reading

If Chris Christie were a woman . . .

By Ruth Marcus for The Washington Post – On the subject of Chris Christie’s weight: If he were a woman, we wouldn’t be talking about it. You might think that’s because it would be too dangerous to go there, mentioning a female politician’s weight. No, although that’s true, too. Rather, we wouldn’t be having this… Continue Reading

In FAA standoff, GOP played chicken with American jobs

Editor’s note: Donna Brazile, a CNN contributor and a Democratic strategist, is vice chairwoman for voter registration and participation at the Democratic National Committee, a nationally syndicated columnist and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. She was manager for the Al Gore-Joe Lieberman presidential campaign in 2000 and wrote “Cooking With Grease.” By Donna Brazile for… Continue Reading

Why Political Balance on Supreme Courts Matters

By Kathy Groob The 2010 elections resulted in a Republican-dominated Ohio Supreme Court, with six of the seven justices from the GOP. The lone Democrat – and newest member of the court – is Justice Yvette McGee Brown, who shared the campaign ticket with Governor Ted Strickland. Before leaving office, Gov. Strickland appointed Brown to… Continue Reading