Hillary Clinton Participates In Her First Facebook Q&A

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Image Hillary Clinton/Facebook

Hillary Clinton hosted her first Facebook Q&A yesterday drawing in some 4500 comments and questions. She opened the chat by inviting friends to ask questions about how we can raise incomes for American families. 

Questions and comments were all over the place, but nonetheless interesting. I loved that it all seemed very casual. Everyone simply called her, Hillary. 

Laurie B asked

Senator Mitch McConnell said about you today; “The gender card alone is not enough.” How do you respond to an attack like that?

Hillary’s response;

Wow. If that’s what he said, Mitch McConnell really doesn’t get it. There is a gender card being played in this campaign. It’s played every time Republicans vote against giving women equal pay, deny families access to affordable childcare or family leave, refuse to let women make decisions about their health or have access to free contraception. These aren’t just women’s issues, they are economic issues that drive growth and affect all Americans. Anyone who doesn’t get that doesn’t understand what our lives are like.-H

Antoinnette P. asked

Hillary, this will be my daughters first time voting for president what will you say to her and all first-time voters to inspire them to come out and vote and to let them know not to lose hope in this great country of ours. Certainly things do not look too bright these days.

Hillary said

Antoinnette-thank you for asking this question, because every election has to be about the future. And this is about your daughter’s prospects for making the most out of her own life here in our country. I believe it’s important to vote because I don’t want to leave voting to those with whom I disagree-whether it’s about LGBT rights, climate change, student debt, or any other important issue. If you don’t vote, you empower people who do vote who you don’t agree with. I’m running a campaign that would be best for young people like your daughter, my daughter and granddaughter, to have a strong economy, tolerant, inclusive society, and a country that lives up to our highest values. So I hope I can earn both your vote and her vote. I will be doing everything I can to make that happen.-H

A young Madison posted

Yassssssssss Hillary! Respectfully though, thank you, Secretary Clinton, for being a champion for our young people. You have my vote for your reelection campaign when I can vote in 2020.

Kathy N. said

Hillary. You just want government in everything! So very scary. Why should government decide what company’s should pay their employees? Doesn’t that employee have the choice and freedom to work elsewhere and if necessary, better themselves by learning a trade or further their own education?

Stanford T. said

Hillary, I would vote for a woman, but it sure as HE double hockey sticks will not be YOU. Remember Benghazi and Hillary’s Cold War reset, all of the Clinton under the table deals, and the fact that Bill is a world-class sexual predator that she enables.

Ouch! That had to hurt. No woman wants to hear her husband called a “Predator.” And Warren G. did a little name calling himself below,

Gee Hillary, you should say that same reply to the girl in the rape case that you handled years ago. Yes you got your client off, and then made a mockery of the girl. Nice workyou evil and wicked cockroach.

I have to admit, I didn’t know too much about this case, but it happened in 1975. You can learn more about it  HERE and HERE.

What do you think? Feel free to share your thoughts as long as we keep it respectful, of course! 
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Whoopi Goldberg Sings A Different Tune Regarding Bill Cosby

  

The View cohost, Whoopi Goldberg, has been a constant defender of actor and comedian, Bill Cosby, ever since we first got wind of the rape allegations made against him.

In some instances I found Goldberg to be flat out offensive when voicing her disbelief.

When speaking about Cosby victim, Barbara Bowman, Goldberg said 

“Perhaps the police might have believed it, or the hospital. Don’t you do a kit when you say someone has raped you?”

Demonstrating her sympathy  for Cosby she also added

“I know we all have friends who have gone through this.”

Today on The View, Goldberg sang a different tune saying

“If this is to be tried in the court of public opinion, I gotta say all of the information that’s out there, kinda points to guilt.”

While Goldberg deserves a round of applause for her willingness to reconsider the evidence, I have to assume executives probably came to the realization that Cosby is on a sinking ship. And no one wants to be on that ship.

Do you have friends who have gone through this?

Clinton Kelly’s 6 Tips For The Man In Your Life

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Fashion consultant and television personality, Clinton Kelly, made a guest appearance today on the Rachael Ray show.

The following are his six tips for dressing your man.

  1. Stick with a 2 button classic jacket and do not button the last button.
  2. Match your belt to your shoes, unless you’re dressing casual then it doesn’t matter.
  3. Match your socks to your pants. Unless you’re going with a fun sock. If that’s the case, don’t have too much fun. Just limit the fun to the socks.
  4. 1/2 inch of your shirt sleeve should be sticking out past your jacket sleeve.
  5. The tip of your tie should hit the top of your belt.
  6. Get a good tailor. It’s better to buy a cheaper suit and spend more money on tailoring then it is to buy an expensive suit and not get it tailored to your body.

I think these rules can apply to us ladies as well. May this finds you having a good week.

Ciao!

Image @clintonkellyofficial/Instagram 

Every Woman Needs Fun-To-Wear Underwear

I’m writing this from the 405 freeway in Los Angeles. Isn’t technology wonderful? Traffic on the other hand is as it always is in LA–horrible. 

I’m on my way to the hospital to have breast reconstruction surgery. November 2014 I had a bilateral mastectomy due to invasive breast cancer. I know. Bummer, right?

 A bilateral mastectomy means I had both breasts removed although only one was touched by cancer. 

While it’s not always easy to maintain a positive attitude, I do my best. I’m cancer free and I’m doing what I can to keep it that way.

This surgery has been a long time coming. Between my slow recovery and health insurance games, this surgery has been postponed multiple times. I feel excited but nervous. I’m sure you can imagine. I had trouble sleeping last night. I’m hoping and praying all goes well today. 

In the cancer community everyone has something special they do to empower themselves for surgeries or treatments. For me, it’s fun-to-wear underwear and nail polish.  Because I’m having surgery, nail polish is not allowed. Here’s a peek at my underwear and my favorite spring/summer lip pallet. May this find you having a great day!

XO!

Underwear by Jenni at Macy’s 

  
Lipsticks by Bare Escentuals in Marvelous Moxie.