I'm beat. Lots and lots harvested and mulched and composted today. Pounds. Anyway, looking for Green Tomato recipes today, I came across this. Simple, yet deep. I'm all for it. Michelle (cause you know the press will make you do it, and not him) what do you say? Wanna be like Eleanor in this respect? It could work, it's totally a-"fill in ideology here.
Shelly Mandell, pres. of the L.A. Now chapter, introduces Palin at a rally in SoCal:
In rarity for a Republican event, Mandell bragged about her efforts campaigning for the failed Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s and her support for Geraldine Ferraro, the Democratic vice presidential nominee in 1984.
"I know Sarah Palin cares about women's rights," Mandell said. "As vice president, she will fight for you. She cares about our children and she cares about women's lives."
After the Senate approved the $700 billion bank bailout, the majority leader, Harry Reid, tried to persuade his colleagues to address another economic calamity before they left town for the long election recess. He urged them to extend unemployment benefits for 800,000 jobless Americans.
In the face of Republican opposition, the measure failed. Benefits start expiring this week. So much for Main Street.
Could the quiet seed of joy that was planted in my heart the day I heard Barack Obama speak for the first time take root and grow without fear of the brutal storms of disappointment? ...
Could a leader that evokes awe in me actually win a presidential election? Could the beauty – and logic – of his words win over the majority of this country's voters? Could they see past the lies and distractions to the center of a human being who sincerely wants to invoke citizens' higher selves? ...