Pedinska

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  • Pedinska commented on the blog post Late Night: Banana Republic

    2014-05-31 06:45:37View | Delete

    Wonderful analysis, as always darlin’. Glad to hear bidness is picking up. ;-}

  • Pedinska commented on the blog post Pull Up a Chair

    2012-02-11 12:41:19View | Delete

    So excited for you Karen! And glad that the healing process continues.

    A wonderful idea to have a beach wedding, and I know you will make a lovely bride. I’m very, very happy for you and Paul.

  • Pedinska commented on the diary post Countering Komen’s BS: Letters to the foundation by Presumptuous Insect.

    2012-02-02 11:05:33View | Delete

    I hear you, ondelette, and thanks for clarifying. I feel your concerns and share them as well. Smug isn’t part of what I feel at all. In fact it makes me sick to think of how mislead folks often are about the underlying currents at some of these organizations. The crunch in funding is unavoidable [...]

  • Pedinska commented on the diary post Countering Komen’s BS: Letters to the foundation by Presumptuous Insect.

    2012-02-01 19:24:23View | Delete

    Here’s my problem ondelette. I appreciate the trust you extend in my direction, which is why I am puzzled that you choose to characterize the letters I wrote as full throated “Die! Infidel!” , when I see myself as saying, “Live Planned Parenthood!” There are two distinct sides to this coin. And GSK has not been honest about [...]

  • Pedinska commented on the diary post Countering Komen’s BS: Letters to the foundation by Presumptuous Insect.

    2012-02-01 18:43:10View | Delete

    Via sysprog:

    Lori Stahl at the Washington Post: http://wapo.st/zqRhEq Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 02/01/2012 Komen’s Planned Parenthood decision all about politics By Lori Stahl DALLAS – “Not about politics” is the part that even some of Susan G. Komen for the Cure ’s most loyal supporters might question. The Dallas-based organization, which is the country’s biggest breast cancer charity, insisted its [...]

  • Pedinska commented on the diary post Countering Komen’s BS: Letters to the foundation by Presumptuous Insect.

    2012-02-01 18:04:59View | Delete

    Also, If it’s a matter of firing some people and strengthening some backbones, and more than anything, doing some battle against the right wing jerks that have been after Planned Parenthood with a vengeance since they decided they were invincible after bringing down ACORN, then we should do that. What do you think would be the [...]

  • Pedinska commented on the diary post Countering Komen’s BS: Letters to the foundation by Presumptuous Insect.

    2012-02-01 17:59:59View | Delete

    It doesn’t have to be either/or ondelette. It’s entirely congruent with how right-to-life groups work to acknowledge that there were powers working from both inside and outside of Komen in order to effect this defunding. In fact, I would say that it wasn’t Cecile Richards, but rather the Komen group, that has been engaging in [...]

  • Pedinska commented on the diary post Countering Komen’s BS: Letters to the foundation by Presumptuous Insect.

    2012-02-01 16:39:32View | Delete

    ROFLMAO at the video!

  • Pedinska commented on the diary post Countering Komen’s BS: Letters to the foundation by Presumptuous Insect.

    2012-02-01 16:24:12View | Delete

    Heh. She was bright enough to cut her losses after the first response, but that’s about as far as she was able to trundle.

    Methinks they are in MAJOR damage control mode right now.

    Good.

  • Pedinska commented on the diary post Countering Komen’s BS: Letters to the foundation by Presumptuous Insect.

    2012-02-01 16:22:00View | Delete

    Oh, jeez, you guys. Keep it up and I won’t be able to get through the door due to cranial hypertrophy. ;-} If folks are willing to write to their own local Komen Kowz but aren’t sure what to write, please feel free to use whatever bits of my letters you want. These people need [...]

  • Pedinska commented on the diary post Glennzilla vs. the Three-Headed Corruptah by Presumptuous Insect.

    2011-10-26 18:27:42View | Delete

    And has there even been such a gaggle of fourth-rate poltroons, of shallow, witless, gormless goobers as the leaders of the “developed” world these days? Sarkozy, Cameron, Merkel, Berlusconi, Obama ….? Case in point from NPR’s Marketplace:

    The three key figures in the eurozone bailout discussions aren’t quite getting along, and the drama has not helped in [...]

  • Ted Strickland turned the whole thing upside down with incredibly popular reforms,

    Not to diss Strickland, but it was Jennifer Brunner who turned it around:

    As Secretary of State, she was actively involved in evaluating and adjusting statewide election systems. Her efforts focused on correcting the procedural election difficulties that Ohio was known for.[4] She evaluated voting mechanisms and instituted policy changes.[2][5] She argued policy regarding same day voting,[6] privacy of social security information,[7] and foreclosure-related voter eligibility.[8]

    In 2008, she earned a Profiles in Courage Award for her reform of the voting systems. During the 2008 United States elections, Brunner was involved in several court cases in the Ohio State Supreme Court and United States Supreme Court regarding voter registration, provisional ballots and absentee ballots.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jennifer_Brunner

  • Pedinska commented on the diary post Male Rape, Wartime Rape by ondelette.

    2011-03-02 20:41:53View | Delete

    I had similar thoughts as bystander, though mine weren’t so articulately complete.

    Until the social and gender cultural issues are overcome we aren’t likely to hear many voices. Those can be pretty significant obstacles on their own – for anyone – let alone layering them on top of something as traumatic as rape in war.

  • Pictures from the demonstration in Columbus, Ohio.

  • Pedinska commented on the diary post Anwar and Sarah and Nidal and Jared by ondelette.

    2011-01-11 13:08:18View | Delete

    Excellent post ondelette. I found the video of Todd minimizing the rhetoric to be very disturbing when I ran across it early on in my search for information about Giffords’ attack. It doesn’t surprise me that no one in the MSM wanted to revisit that interview he did with her. Thanks very much for this [...]