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In which your blogger becomes a blogginghead.

So, y'all know about that really cool thing out there in the blogosphere called bloggingheads tv, right? In which really cool people sit around ye ol’ computer monitor and jaw about something they know a lot about? It makes for really interesting, fly-on-the-wall type watching, and as I say: It’s really cool.

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"Magic undies"? Really?

Dear Fellow Progressives:

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We are the leapers we were waiting for – Fridays with Billy.

It’s an election year.

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Progressives are feminists or they’re not Progressives.

Here's a radical notion: If you're a man and you call yourself a Progressive, you can't sling sexist insults at women.

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On evolving.

Much has been made of President Obama’s oft-quoted comment that his views on marriage equality were “evolving.” Until this week, when apparently, they’d “evolved.”

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Netanyahu-Mofaz - not about Iran, not about peace (heh!).

On Monday, all was set for the Israeli Knesset to vote no-confidence in the ruling coalition, dismiss itself, and head for early elections in September. In the Israeli legislative system, all bills go through three “readings,” and on late Monday night the no-confidence bill had already passed its first reading – but then, in the wee hours of Tuesday, Prime Minister Netanyahu, the man who had spearheaded the entire effort, scuttled the plan by striking a deal with Shaul Mofaz (the recently elected head of the main opposition party, Kadima), to form a unity coalition which will give the government fully 94 of the Knesset’s 120 seats.

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What’s at stake for women if SCOTUS strikes down health reform.

Ok so here’s some really disturbing information of which I was unaware: The Center for American Progress is reporting that if the Supreme Court strikes down or guts health care reform — women will suffer disproportionately.

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Karma.

I don’t believe in it.

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President Obama in my kitchen.

Was a time, I decorated walls with the faces of people I didn’t know: Donny Osmond, James Taylor, probably U2 at some point, although I was an adult by then, even if a young one, and adults don’t generally mount posters of Famous People around their homes.

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Israel’s Independence Day – same old, same old.

Every spring brings a whipsaw of emotion to the American-Israeli peace-advocate Jew living in self-imposed exile (me, if you were wondering).

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The breathtaking cruelty of Florida Gov Rick Scott.

I’ve been thinking a lot and writing a little about the idea that bigotry is, in essence, cruelty and lies, and that the current conservative movement is marked by all three.

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Yes, Ann Romney – parenting is hard. For everyone.

Being a mom is hard.

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