Be thankful for small blessings. When reality TV star Kim Kardashian marries hip hop recording artist Kanye West, she won’t be wearing the now de rigueur designer bridal gown with room for the baby bump.
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Charlotte Hays joined the Independent Women's Forum in 1999 as editor of The Women's Quarterly. She now serves as director of cultural programs, where she blogs daily on The Inkwell. A former correspondent for the National Catholic Register and former feature writer at The Washington Times, Hays has been fascinated by politics since covering local politics for alternative weeklies in New Orleans. She is coauthor of three humorous books on Southern culture, the first of which was the best-selling Being Dead Is No Excuse: The Official Southern Ladies Guide to Hosting the Perfect Funeral. She is also the author of <a href="http://www.amazon.com/When-White-Trash-Become-Normal/dp/1621571602/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1384358819&sr=8-1&keywords=when+did+white+trash+become+the+new+normal">When Did White Trash Become Normal?</a>
The Senate’s overwhelming vote of 78 to 22 to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act last Tuesday shows the power of picking a good — if propagandistic — name.
An old friend of mine recently concluded an email by noting that The Social Network, the Aaron Sorkin movie about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, “really makes you aware of how much good luck and timing are involved with great inventions and great fortunes.”
Speaker Nancy Pelosi is going to have to be dynamited out of the leadership of her party.
First Lady Michelle Obama is venturing out onto the campaign trail to shore up embattled Democratic candidates. Apparently, Lady Macbeth wasn’t available.