That Woman in the Burke Ad is My Friend and She is No Criminal

Over the weekend I briefly read through some Facebook comments regarding a story about a woman in a Burke for Governor ad who had been charged with a crime in her past. I didn't read the full story due to time and the fact that it wouldn't change any of my opinions. This morning, I…

Food Stamps: Mean Girls on Face (Burn) Book

For some reason, the interweb decided a few years ago that today (October 3rd) would be declared Mean Girls Day. I guess it all has to do with this clip from the movie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eORqi-n2V0 Anyway, whatever. So, I was reading a thread the other night that was totally not fetch. And I was thinking...how appropriate…

Finally, A Princess Who Doesn’t Make Me Puke – Patch

When I was growing up I don’t recall being consumed with princesses or being covered with pink boas or sparkly dresses. Sure, I had Barbies and I wouldn’t have considered myself a tomboy by any means. But it just didn’t seem we were forced into consumer princessism like girls are today. I have a 12-year-old…

Hey Wanggaard, Rip the Band-aid Off Already – Patch

Senator Mark Miller was recently quoted as saying, “Senator-elect Lehman won by more than 800 votes. It is time for Senator Wanggaard to concede and let the voters of the 21st Senate District have the Senator they chose. Any attempt to delay with court cases is irresponsible and a waste of time and money, not…