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Smashing the Glass Ceiling in Politics

July 29, 2016

No matter how you feel about Hillary Clinton, you have to step back and observe this historical moment. The women’s rights movement wasn’t just about having the right to vote, shedding the demands of home, or being more like men. It was about having the same choices. Today, we have to acknowledge there is an […]

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Life and Choice in Virginia

February 22, 2012

Virginia is in the middle of an emotional legislative move that appears to have dismissed some of the facts. Abortion legislation is adding tests and wait time to the procedure, I assume in an effort to demonstrate that there is life at the moment of conception. “The ultrasound legislation would require women to undergo a […]

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If the Government Were a Business…

September 21, 2011

If the U.S. Government were a business: We would be focusing on maximizing shareholder wealth. All the voters are essentially shareholders. Think about it, we pay taxes, almost like purchasing shares, expecting the government to make decisions and fund programs that contribute to the economy. We elect officials that manage our organization, and we hope […]

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I Hope Gabby Comes Back Fighting

January 14, 2011

Below is a post over at Forbes blogs: I am a young woman in America during a time when it can sometimes be difficult to find the good in people. I am an MBA student at Virginia Tech, and almost every day I walk by the portraits of those lost on April 16, 2007. And […]

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Politics and Business

October 28, 2010

While I may not be a fan of politics myself, you really can’ get away from it in business. Politics can show up in employment regulation, SEC rulings, and even Facebook. It was reported that Facebook may have lobbied against the Social Networking Privacy Act. As quoted by Mashable! writer Jennifer Van Grove, “The bill […]

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OMG I Got Political!

May 7, 2010

If you know me, you know I don’t exactly thrive on politics. I was asked by our editor over at The Daily Get Up to contribute something on the Gen-Y perspective, and well, that’s exactly what I do! Since I rarely cover the subject of politics, I thought I would share this post: Politics Schmolitics: […]

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Bad Habits of a Gen Y-er: Not Playing the Politics Game

February 1, 2009

So last fall, the world expected to see Gen-Y change the nation by showing up to vote. I even made sure to have filed for my Minnesota drivers license a couple days beforehand just to be sure. Apparently, Gen-Yers are all about the politics. Trust me, I used to live in DC. I would say […]

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