Monthly Archives: August 2012

Draft Cecile

Each time I visit Austin, I detour to the big pink dome to remind myself that government is supposed to be of the people, for the people. I sign in at a few offices, including the Governor’s, where I leave … Continue reading

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Help Draw Funds to Houston

I attended a meeting this morning where someone from Gateway to Care asked for help getting Houstonians to respond to an anonymous healthcare-related survey. Here’s the brief story on Gateway to care: Gateway to Care is a 501 ( c … Continue reading

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Might I Suggest An Adopt-a-Voter Campaign?

I continue to be impressed with young women who, although they are not old enough to vote, are engaging in the political process in order to make sure their views and voices are heard. I’ve got a suggestion for them … Continue reading

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The Year of the Girl

Pundits and pollsters are starting to bring up the Year of the Woman thing again, but I suspect it may turn out to be the Year of the Girl. That wouldn’t necessarily be a bad thing. In case you aren’t … Continue reading

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Six Substantive Differences Between Obama and Romney

Who says you can’t have calm, thoughtful political discourse on Facebook? One friend is geared up, and rightly so, about whether Romney illegally avoided taxes by undervaluing IRA assets. One of his friends commented that there had to be at … Continue reading

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Donate Your Co-Pay Day

Today, if you have insurance, you should now be able to get birth control without paying a co-pay. This matters because giving women access to the means to control their fertility and decide when and whether to bear children has … Continue reading

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