Aimee Patton

A pleasantly eccentric take on politics

Dear people who live in the suburbs, people who frequent Facebook and people who currently have health insurance: I’ve got a little secret.  Lean in real close… Guess what?  This is probably going to come as a shock, but the Affordable Care Act doesn’t apply to you. (Insert HUGE gasp!) I know.  It’s shocking.  Based […]

There are eight stages of behavior change.  Let’s say we go to our doctor and we are obese as many Americans are.  Our doc says, “stop eating so many bloomin’ onions.”  Here is how the 8 stages of change model works for not eating all you can eat Chinese food lunch buffets. Precontemplation:  I love […]

Racism against President Obama has gone viral.  There has been a bumper sticker featured that shows Obama’s brand with a slash through it and it reads “Don’t Re-Nig 2012″.  Sure enough, this little gem comes from Paula Smith and her company “Stickatude”.  I read an interview with Paula featured in Forbes. http://www.forbes.com/sites/rogerfriedman/2012/03/17/exclusive-seller-of-controversial-anti-obama-sticker-says-its-not-racist/ First, I couldn’t […]

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