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A Winning Woman has a good sense about herself, what is important, what she wants out of life, how she will get it, and most of all, a sense of peace within that lets her know that regardless how many obstacles she may face, she is not alone and can share this journey with others. God created woman to be beautiful inside and out. Using the gifts, talents, and grace with a winning attitude, she is a Winner! Simply stated; information + knowledge = power. We are here to encourage, esteem, and help you to believe you can achieve your goals. Are you ready to become a Winning Woman?


A Woman's Heart

Have you ever thought about why women are feared so much by men?

I did, and today, through observations, conversations, education, I learned a great many things about women.

A woman is passionate - right or wrong, she can be passionate, thus easily deceived by those who would choose to take ad





these words were staring me in the face as I opened my blogger to post another article. Panic set in, because, I had no idea what Bandwidth exceeded meant, nor did I know what to do. I quickly entered these words in the search bar to see if there was a good explanation for this - apparently there was, since my site was being hosted free, it was getting too much traffic, and therefore, it had gone beyond its capabilities to support my site.

What to do? What to do? Aha, I entered my query and got some interesting answers, all the same really, from congratulations, to time to upgrade, get your own hosting, server, etc. People are so great there, so much knowledge and information to be found and the answers come unconditionally. Community - we have it there!

Ultimately, the decision had to made, time to move. And so without further ado I invite every Winning Woman to our new address which is:

Beginning July 1st, we will unveil our new site and hope that you will join us, enjoy and help it grow.

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Letterman apologizes to Sarah Palin - is it for Real or Ratings?

Do you see a pattern here? I do! And it isn't pretty. Apparently, it is open territory for men to spout degrading diatribes about women and be paid for doing so, senators, congressmen, and now TV personalities are jumping into the the cesspool along with Howard Stern and other males who use women as a means of gaining fame? Fortune?

Last night David Letterman offered an apology, which I am willing to guess was a pressure-filled negotiation with him, as sponsors do not want to be affiliated with a male who jokes about the rape and sexual abuse of underage girls taking target at a woman's daughter who serves for our country as a leader. Her meager salary compared to the fortunes made off of her by Tina Fey and others who seem to think it is okay to taunt and verbally attack and abuse those who may not agree with their thinking. Their lack of maturity and character shows not only how definable the lack of tolerance is, but that tolerance is only by their conditions. IF, it had been said by a "conservative" talk show host the hatchets would have been out and the cries of racism, prejudice and impropriety would have been front page news. So I ask, IF the conservatives are a greater number, why aren't we more vocal and more assertive in our beliefs and moral statutes?

The convenience in Letterman's apology is that by doing so, he settles the natives and those who watch the ratings and the bottom line. Having to take responsibility is refreshing by today's standards, but if one reads carefully, the apology is very Clintonian. A misspoken and misunderstood and misinterpreted "joke" is what he says he is taking responsibility for. I would have preferred him inviting a woman's advocacy group that represents young women who were raped and abused by men to share statistics on the severity of this loose and irresponsibly spoken "joke".

It is shameful that even women take sides against each other and instead of expressing honorable indignation over this comment,which if they had daughters, would be horrified that any older man would even suggest such a comment on national television, instead they shrug it off as if it was only targeting this family.

The failure for these women and the womens' organizations is that they are not representing women at all but an agenda that has over time sucked them into the world of greed and partisanship at the cost of women overall.

The movie of The Stoning of Sariah shows the abuse of women in Iran, the human trafficking and sexual slavery which occurs on a daily basis around the world including here in America, with pedophiles and child pornographers who prey on women and children as objects of income - is no joke. Any and all comments or jokes that would even hint that this horrific and degrading behavior is to be taken lightly is appalling and unacceptable on many levels.

The pure motive in my own opinion of Letterman's apology doesn't even come close to the potential harm he has inflicted in the minds of perverts and males who are already challenged by indecency flaunted in a fantasy world of magazines, movies and even television.

With the abduction of young women and children here is the USA, the human slavery and trafficking that goes on daily, the "honor" killings, disfigurement of girls bodies, the killing of unborn children, and the selling of bodies for sexual abusive purposes indicates the lowest level people have arrived at. The putrid stench of man's greed at any cost, the special interest groups, the baby-killers, and abusers of women whether in the home or on the screen continues to show our "advanced" state of progressive thinking is nothing more than a sham and a lie.

More now, than ever before, we need to raise our voices and the voices of our men who believe in the empowerment, encouragement, esteem and equality for women, as God has shown, when Jesus, the first Women's advocate set a woman free from being stoned to death by men who were never called out for their behavior.

Letterman offers full apology to Palins and all is well. We can go about our lives and think that he was so mature and brave for taking blame and apologizing.
Sorry folks, I don't buy it - its all about ratings and the mighty dollar. He did nothing to advance or help repair the breach with women at all. As Sarah Palin said, he is "pathetic".

Here is the transcript of his apology by Tim Molloy, TV Guide June 15,2009

Letterman Offers Full Apology to Palins

Jun 15, 2009 08:47 PM ET
by Tim Molloy

David Letterman

After a semi-apology last week for a joke about one of Sarah Palin's daughters, David Letterman offered an unequivocal sorry during Monday's Late Show monologue "to the two daughters involved, Bristol and Willow, and also to the governor and her family and everybody else who was outraged by the joke."

Letterman joked last week that Palin's daughter was "knocked up" by Alex Rodriguez during a Yankees game. Though he didn't specify which daughter, he said he meant 18-year-old Bristol Palin. The family, however, said the joke targeted 14-year-old Willow, who attended the game with her mother.

Letterman made the full apology Monday after a group called "Fire David Letterman" demanded his removal and Embassy Suites pulled ads from CBS' website over the joke. He said the joke had been misinterpreted, but that it was his fault.

Palin said in a statement that she accepted the apology "on behalf of all young women, like my daughters, who hope men who 'joke' about public displays of sexual exploitation of girls will soon evolve."

A representative for the "Fire David Letterman" campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Letterman's apology Monday, as provided by CBS:

"All right, here — I've been thinking about this situation with Governor Palin and her family now for about a week — it was a week ago tonight, and maybe you know about it, maybe you don't know about it. But there was a joke that I told, and I thought I was telling it about the older daughter being at Yankee Stadium. And it was kind of a coarse joke. There's no getting around it, but I never thought it was anybody other than the older daughter, and before the show, I checked to make sure in fact that she is of legal age, 18. Yeah. But the joke really, in and of itself, can't be defended. The next day, people are outraged. They're angry at me because they said, 'How could you make a lousy joke like that about the 14-year-old girl who was at the ball game?' And I had, honestly, no idea that the 14-year-old girl, I had no idea that anybody was at the ball game except the Governor and I was told at the time she was there with Rudy Giuliani...And I really should have made the joke about Rudy..." (audience applauds)

"But I didn't, and now people are getting angry and they're saying, 'Well, how can you say something like that about a 14-year-old girl, and does that make you feel good to make those horrible jokes about a kid who's completely innocent, minding her own business,' and, turns out, she was at the ball game. I had no idea she was there. So she's now at the ball game and people think that I made the joke about her. And, but still, I'm wondering, 'Well, what can I do to help people understand that I would never make a joke like this?' I've never made jokes like this as long as we've been on the air, 30 long years, and you can't really be doing jokes like that. And I understand, of course, why people are upset. I would be upset myself.

"And then I was watching the Jim Lehrer Newshour — this commentator, the columnist Mark Shields, was talking about how I had made this indefensible joke about the 14-year-old girl, and I thought, 'Oh, boy, now I'm beginning to understand what the problem is here. It's the perception rather than the intent.' It doesn't make any difference what my intent was, it's the perception. And, as they say about jokes, if you have to explain the joke, it's not a very good joke. And I'm certainly — " (Audience applause.) "— thank you. Well, my responsibility — I take full blame for that. I told a bad joke. I told a joke that was beyond flawed, and my intent is completely meaningless compared to the perception. And since it was a joke I told, I feel that I need to do the right thing here and apologize for having told that joke. It's not your fault that it was misunderstood, it's my fault. That it was misunderstood." (Audience applauds.) "Thank you. So I would like to apologize, especially to the two daughters involved, Bristol and Willow, and also to the Governor and her family and everybody else who was outraged by the joke. I'm sorry about it and I'll try to do better in the future. Thank you very much." (audience applause)

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CBS David Letterman NBC Boycott & Suspension Petition Information

During my radio conversation this afternoon with host Randell Byrd of WGCR1250AM we covered a hot topic which I want to post and update you with information regarding this "pedophile and Sexual Predator's" comments regarding or suggesting the rape and defilement of an underage girl, cast as a "joke" on public television.

This was not only distasteful, but degrading, obscene, promoting sex with an underage child, with the talking heads in support of Letterman and showing no signs of moral decency or outrage.

Winning Woman friends - you have the POWER to make a difference and put the heat on this despicable debacle of subversive and base behavior that cannot be tolerated by any woman regardless of race or political positions.

This is an OUTRAGE that needs your voice to stop the subtle and continual abuse of women as sex objects, objects of sexual discussion, jokes, commercials, product spots, etc. And the continuation of acceptance of this horrific comment was embraced by NBC Early Today Show that just did not understand why this mother would be so upset that Letterman called her slut, her daughter called a prostitute and knocked - up???!!!

Apparently NBC and CBS think that calling women degrading names and defaming their character along with implying that it is okay to taunt an underage child sexually are acceptable behavior.

To effectuate our position as Winning Women who fight for our families, our children and their protection, I am asking you to take seriously the list below, refuse to support them and find alternate sources for these products.

Additionally, if you can, please contact the companies listed and the execs listed at CBS, NBC along with the FCC to voice your anger and horror that such anti-woman, anti-children comments are allowed to made on public television.

Here is a partial list and if you have others I missed, please let me know so I can post those to this list. Let's make our voices heard, keep our money away from their pockets, put the heat of our strength as parents and women to affect their bottom line profits and rating by not supporting the actions of these people and companies.

Best Western
Best Western International, Inc.
Customer Relations Department
Telephone: 1-800-528-1238
Fax: 623-780-6199
Regular Mail: PO Box 10203
Phoenix, AZ 85064
Attn: Customer Service

Capitol One
Capital One Financial Corporation 1
680 Capital One Drive McLean, VA 22102
Telephone: 703-720-1000

DiTech financial or lending?

Mars Candy
Mars North America
100 International Drive
Mount Olive, NJ 07828
Telephone: 1-800-627-7852

eBay Inc.
2145 Hamilton Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125
Media relations;408-376-7458
Contact page

John Freida
Consumer Relations Dept
Kao Brands Company
2535 Spring Grove Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45214
telephone: 1-800-521-3189
Contact page:

Corporate Mailing Address
2200 Mission College Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95054-1549
Telephone: 405-765-8080
Contact page:

7840 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati OH 45236
Telephone: 513-792-9292
Toll-Free: 800-688-4550
Fax: 513-792-5620
Contact page
The Generations Network, Inc.
Attn: Customer Solutions,
360 W 4800 N Provo, UT 84604
Telehone: 801-705-7000
FAX: 801-705-7001
Contact page

Earn My Degree
157 Yesler Way Suite 200
Seattle WA
United States 98121
telephone: 206-812-4653

True Credit
100 Cross Street, Suite 202
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Telephoone: 866-212-2170

Bowflex –
Nautilus, Inc.
Global Headquarters
16400 SE Nautilus Drive
Vancouver, WA 98683
Telephone: 360 859 2900

On The Border Restaurants
Brinker International
6820 LBJ Freeway
Dallas, TX 75240
Telephone: 972-980-9917 Toll-Free:1-800-983-4637

60 E Rio Salado Pkwy
Ste 400
Tempe, AZ 85281
Contact page has the names & email addresses of executives

Embassy Suites
Dawn Ray/Nancy Gearin
Embassy Suites Hotels
Telephone: 901-374-5954 Fax: 901-374-6423
Contact page –
2200 West Cypress Creek Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
Phone: (954) 351-2120
Contact page:

General Motors and Lexus Car Companies - you can find them on web, but you don't have to buy their products.

Their Mother Ship:

CBS Telephone: 212 975-4321 & Contact Information;
Surprisingly , there are women on this list of execs at CBS (wonder if they dare not speak up for fear of losing their jobs?)Copy and paste these addresses into your mail to send letters to these executives;
~ - to remove/suspend

Sarah Palin has not deserved any of this harrassment and deserves to be supported by all women. This is NOT about political affiliations, this is about our Womanhood being attacked! Where are the voices for women? The leaders of NOW and other women's organizations? Who put out the fire?

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The REASON for this Winning Woman's TroopWalk 2009 (edited)

walter reedImage by via Flickr

From Ruth -

Hello to those of you following this TroopWalk 2009 journey!

I appreciate your interest in this event and so do our military service members, veterans, and their families. We are receiving so many emails every day now that I am overwhelmed with appreciation early on in this event, but that volume of correspondence makes it difficult to answer each and every person who contacts me/us to directly.

I appreciate each and every one of you – more than you know – so please keep those emails and text messages coming! You keep me upright, focused, and your support helps me keep moving those tired, achy feet forward on the path to completing a much-needed mission!

There is something I would like our followers to understand:

This TroopWalk 2009 event is about the Founder and President of Inspiring Alliance Military Support Network, a nonprofit service organization that provides transitional support to our military audience, setting aside 5 months or more of her life to make a statement about the unmet needs of our service members, our veterans, and those unsung heroes who support them — the spouses and children who are also affected by sacrifices made by every member of our Armed Forces!

Although my sacrifices seem small in comparison to those made by our soldiers, Marines, airmen and sailors, we think it is important for people to understand I am a single woman who has given up my income, my home, my vehicle, my social life (contact with church, family, and friends), and I have set aside my for-profit business in order to be able to invest however many months are necessary to travel from Walter Reed Army Medical Center to the Naval Medical Center San Diego to make a statement on behalf of those individuals Inspiring Alliance serves.

I have listened to countless stories about the challenges our service members face – everything from not being able to find a job when an individual shifts from military service to civilian life to stories of loss of homes, forced bankruptcies and even extended waits of up to 18 months for some of our wounded warriors to receive their first disability check after they have applied for government support. We all recognize the system is flawed, but I wonder how many people think about how issues like this affect the very core of our country.

Stop for a moment to recognize that every service member puts his or her life on hold — in much the same way I have (except that they get paid a wage during their military tenure and I have no income source except for donations and gifts of food or lodging during the tour). In addition, entire families – not just a spouse and children, but extended families – are also affected during that time our nation’s heroes are protecting our freedoms!

Let’s come together, America, and show our support for all these brave men and women do on our behalf. Let’s show them how much we appreciate them as you join me on the sidewalks of VA, WV, OH, IN, IL, MO, KS, CO, UT, NV, and CA to share your understanding of the true price that is paid for Freedom! We love and appreciate all our service members, veterans, and their families do for us — let’s get up out of that chair and off that sofa and PROVE IT!

God bless you all, and God bless our Armed Forces!

Click on map below to see where Ruth is at, and don't forget to donate to the cause at;

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Day ONE - Ruth our Winning Woman Trooper

Memorial Day Sunday 2005Image by Old Shoe Woman via Flickr

Day One -

As Ruth bowed her head in prayer and remembrance for the many troops who have fought for our freedom, she thought about the fact that she is ready to take her first step on this walk across America alone. No cheering crowds, no media coverage, just one woman, alone with a big heart and desire to help raise awareness for the troops.
Finishing her quiet time, she gazed up and looked toward the Walter Reed Army Hospital and saw two silhouettes waving at her. Thanking God for this encouragement, she began the first day of her 5 month journey at 8AM yesterday, Memorial Day 2009...

Ruth finished her first day walking 27-1/2 miles for the Fundraising event. Sore calves, aching toes, a right foot with 5 broken bones, tired, and exhausted physically but she is excited about the journey and hopes to meet the families of military and supporters of our troops along the way.

If you are able to walk a few minutes, a mile or give words of encouragement as she comes to your town, please come out and meet her.

If you have a hotel, motel, restaurant and can offer food & drink and a place to stay for the night, it would be such a blessing to her.
Please let us know how you can help!

WE have SPOT satellite monitoring with accuracy with her location to let you know where she is.

Keep the prayers and support coming!

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