Rebekah Kuschmider

Rebekah Kuschmider


Rebekah Kuschmider is a DC area writer with a background in non-profit management and advocacy. Her work has been seen at Babble, Scary Mommy, Huffington Post, The Mid, Redbook online, and The Broad Side. She is the creator of the blog Stay at Home Pundit and is a contributor to the upcoming book Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox (an anthology, SheWrites Press, Nov. 2015). You can follow her on Facebook and Twitter.

Rebekah Kuschmider Articles

The president needs to be a person who cares so much about the country that he or she wants to help make it the best place it can be.

How To Talk To Your Kids About The 2016 Presidential Election

We need to rethink government and politics, and perhaps the best way to do it is to visualize it the way we would explain it to our kids.


How You Can Get A Slurpee For Paying Your Taxes (Yes, Really)

If you owe the feds a tax payment and don’t want to pay by check or e-transfer, you can make a cash payment in person at 7-11 stores. This is incredibly helpful for people who don’t have bank accounts or credit cards — or people who need to get taxes paid locally, at a spot near public transportation.

"Our judgment is that no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case."

FBI Says Hillary Clinton Won't Face Charges For Emails

Hey, guys! Remember a few months ago when I predicted that Hillary Clinton’s email troubles wouldn’t land her in prison? Well, I was totally right!

Today, President Obama nominated DC Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court.

Obama Nominates Merrick Garland For SCOTUS, Gives Zero F*cks

BOOM, GOP. Try talking smack about the guy who got the death penalty for homegrown terrorist, Timothy McVeigh. Dare ya!

Short answer: It's complicated.

Ask A Feminist: Can I Be A Feminist If I Don't Like Gay People?

Sexual orientation is not a lifestyle and gay people are not a monolith. Much as women are all individuals with different wants, needs, and preferences, so are gay people, bi people, asexual people, polyamorous people, and pansexual people (also people who present gender differently that the usual male/female binary but gender identity is a different thing than sexual orientation and will likely be the subject of a whole different essay).


The Brush That Helps You "Lick Your Cat"

So far, he’s raised $43,000 to produce his gizmo, which looks like a cross between a pacifier and foot massaging insole. You hold the end of it in your mouth and use the “tongue” to… well… lick your cat.

"Obviously, the most important part of this story is the visual of goats in trees." (Image Credit: YouTube/Gnxtgroup)

Tree-Climbing Goats In Morocco Help Bring You Argan Oil

It’s true. There are goats in Morocco who climb argan trees, eat their fruit, and then expel the seeds so that new argan trees can grow.


What If There's No Becky?

Ok, Lemonade Nation (LemoNation?). I’m stuck on Becky With the Good Hair. I can’t stop reading theories about who it might be. Is it Rachel Roy? It’s not Rachael Ray. Maybe it’s Rita Ora? It can’t be Iggy Azalea, though this piece called her Darth Becky and it’s so good. Is it Rihanna? WHO IS BECKY?

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Mike Rowe Doesn't Think Everyone Should Vote  

In my travels around the internet today, I happened upon an article about something Mike Rowe, dirty job expert