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Friday Talking Points -- Don't Panic!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.20.2016 | Home
Chris Weigant

Can we all just take a deep breath? I'm speaking to many Democratic voters as well as the bulk of the mainstream media here, just to clarify. Because far too many seem to currently be going off the deep end. But from where I sit, this is an overreaction to a very short-term situation.

Trump Triumphant

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.04.2016 | Home
Chris Weigant

It is now official. Seventeen candidates ran for the Republican presidential nomination, and the sixteenth of these just suspended his campaign. This leaves Donald Trump as the last man standing.

What John Belushi Didn't Teach Us About Mountain Lions

Jordan Schaul | Posted 01.05.2017 | Home
Jordan Schaul

What may be comical, perhaps endearing and speaks to the elusive nature of the cougar (AKA mountain lion) is one of my earliest visuals of North America's largest cat. Outside of a visit to a zoo, I recall first seeing a mountain lion in the critically acclaimed movie Continental Divide starring John Belushi.

Circus Cat Freed From A Life In Chains

The Dodo | Posted 04.29.2015 | Home

A sad, emaciated puma who spent his life chained to the open back of a car — the only home he'd ever known — is finally free....

Toughening Up Hillary

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.20.2015 | Home
Chris Weigant

I write today to challenge what is fast becoming conventional wisdom in the political world -- in particular, the notion that Hillary Clinton really needs a strong primary challenge to "toughen her up" for the upcoming race with whomever the Republicans decide upon. When you deconstruct the logic behind this idea, however, it falls apart.

Let's Accept That Women Date Younger Men

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 07.17.2013 | Home

You know that old idea that women want to date older men, because they're more likely to be financially established, more mature, or both? Not tru...

Twitter Battle Of The Mountain Lions

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 08.16.2012 | Los Angeles

While a mountain lion is making itself at home in Griffith Park, two twitter accounts claiming to represent the wild beast are battling it out for a h...

WATCH: Adorable Puma Cub Born At Berlin Zoo

Huffington Post | Posted 08.17.2012 | Home

A baby cub was introduced to the German public yesterday, the first cub in 22 years to be born at Berlin's Tierpark zoo. "Missoula" who was born almos...

WATCH: Adorable Puma Cubs Escape Danger

Posted 03.14.2012 | Home

In Managua, Nicaragua, a group of baby pumas were rescued from traps set by local farmers, and are now being raised in captivity until they're strong ...

July 19, 2011: Puma

Posted 09.18.2011 | Home

Weather you’re a long-time runner or just looking to pick up the healthy hobby, going for a jog is always exhilarating and a great thing to do for y...

Friday Talking Points [102] -- Harry Reid's Glacial Progress Grinds On

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Weigant

Harry Reid thinks he's got enough votes, but then this is the reason why the vote keeps getting pushed back -- because he's obviously still scrambling for the final few votes before he moves ahead.

New York Women Politicos Come Out for Obama

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marcia G. Yerman

In contrast to the narrative that has been promulgated about disgruntled Hillary supporters, the women I conversed with had moved on without trauma.

McCain Unleashes a Cougar for the PUMAs

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Wajahat Ali

Sadly, some of McCain and Clinton's followers think they suffer from an unbearable Whiteness of being as well, one that Obama's Blackness apparently allowed him to transcend.

Womens' Night at the Convention... Or Not

Mona Gable | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mona Gable

In a night that was supposed to celebrate women and their achievements, why so many male speakers? Why did we get the bland white-toast Mark Warner and the anti-choice Bob Casey.

What Hillary Didn't Say

Linda Hansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Linda Hansen

But, at the end of the evening, I was left wanting something. The impossible something. I want that bell unrung and, if I could have written part of Hillary's speech, here's what she'd have said to us...

Dignity And Respect -- Except for Hillary

Jon Raymond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jon Raymond

The real reason voters might go over to McCain is the animosity coming from the Obama people, the people who idolize a leader who "treats people with dignity and respect," as Michelle Obama put it.

PUMA Crowd Courts Ridicule

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Taylor Marsh

As one of the most ardent HRC supporters, though I now back Obama -- I think most of these rogue Hillary supporters have become what they hated most.

Sam Stein

Poll: Obama's Female Problem Drastically Overstated | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Over the course of a tumultuous Democratic primary, it was widely assumed that Barack Obama would have major problems recruiting female voters -- part...

Billary -- What Has Become of Them?

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Carol Felsenthal

For Obama to select a woman as vice president would further antagonize Hilllary backers, and would weirdly seem to say that there is only one woman with the credentials to be Obama's number two.