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Mikie Sherrill for U.S. House – NJ-11

  I took my first oath to serve the United States of America when I was 18. My grandfather was a pilot in World War II, and ever since I was a little girl, it had been my dream to serve as a pilot, just like him. After graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy, I served as a helicopter pilot for nearly 10 years, flying missions across Europe and the Middle East. When I returned to the United St...


The Truth About The Shutdown Strategy

The U.S. House is now passing piecemeal legislation to open parts of the government that will give them the best photo ops, headlines and put Democrats in a position to seem heartless if they refuse to play. The media and talking points are taking away from what’s really at issue for the majority of Americans. Let’s look beyond their simple messaging by assessing their actual budget: ...


Binders Full of Women…beyond the jokes

There were many moments during the debate Tuesday evening that caused me to have deep concern for women’s rights, but it was the reference to “binders full of women” that triggered a flashback. In the early eighties, I was one of five women working in advertising sales in the Detroit area where 90% of our clients were automotive accounts. Just going through the interviewing process was an...


Hold Politicians Responsible for Their Rhetoric

    I’ve always been judgmental about how people handle national tragedies.  I’ve taken people off of my Facebook friends list for joking at all about the Aurora shooting, the Indiana State Fair tragedy where people were killed by the collapsing stage, and anything involving the war.  I don’t think it is right to take advantage of the deaths of many for your own personal ga...


Repealing Obamacare…who benefits?

VIEW VIDEO ABOUT PROTEST Governors from many states have stated they will refuse to implement any part of the Affordable Care Act.  Who actually benefits from these decisions?  Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal was the first to politicize the Affordable Care Act.  By refusing the ACA passed by Congress, signed by our President and ruled constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court, he is preve...


Daily Round-Up

Wondering what's going on with the attack on women's rights?  UniteWomen.org brings you some of the latest news on many of the issues in the War on Women! The Daddy Wars This is why when the Census Bureau puts together its annual report on childcare, men’s caretaking is counted as “babysitting”—only mom’s care work is considered parenting. When these conversations only foc...


Daily Round-Up

Wondering what's going on with the attack on women's rights?  UniteWomen.org brings you some of the latest news on many of the issues in the War on Women! New Hampshire Abortion Bill Vetoed By Governor, Restored By Legislators The state House and Senate voted on Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. John Lynch's veto of a bill that would outlaw partial birth abortion in all but emergen...


Daily Round-Up

Wondering what's going on with the attack on women's rights?  UniteWomen.org brings you some of the latest news on many of the issues in the War on Women! War on Women From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia "On April 28, 2012, marches were held in 55 cities protesting the War on Women, organized by a group which formed in response to the War on Women, UniteWomen.org. Although response ...


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