BIO

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's Articles

What trans people are — unfortunately — is a handy punching bag for a wildly unpopular president.

Trump's Announcement On Transgender People In The Military: An Act Of Selfish Cruelty (Shocker)

What trans people are — unfortunately — is a handy punching bag for a wildly unpopular president. This man with his approval rating hovering under 40%, with his family under scrutiny for shady... Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   07.26.17 11am   |   SHARE
Some people are commenting that back in the day, Jesse Owens, the legendary sprinter, actually raced a horse. But I would remind everyone that horses were domesticated thousands of years ago and have no history of eating people. (Image Credit: Fernando Frazão/Agência Brasil via Wikimedia Commons)

Internet Mad At Michael Phelps For Not Really Racing A Great White Shark

The race itself was anti-climactic because it wasn’t a race. It was basically two heats of a race. First, scientists convinced a wild great white to chase a hunk of fake seal meat for 100 meters so... Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   07.24.17 12pm   |   SHARE
If you think that hiring a guy whose main communications experience is being combative on cable news is a bad idea, you’re not alone. White House Press Secretary Sean Spricer resigned today, allegedly because he disagreed with this hire. (Image Credit: Twitter/@tedlieu)

Another Crazy Week In D.C. Leads This Writer To An Inevitable Question: 'Is He On Drugs?'

We have all made it through another madcap week here in 2017. All kinds of groovy things have been going on — and by groovy, I mean things that make everyone ask: 'Dude, is he on drugs? No? Then am I... Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   07.21.17 5pm   |   SHARE
The GOP has been promising to kill Obamacare since before it was even passed so they won’t back down now. They’ll just keep getting weirder until they pass a bill or lose their majority in Congress.

Healthcare In 2017: 'When The Going Gets Weird, The Weird Turn Pro'

This week saw a new high-water mark of professional-level weird in the Senate Republicans’ attempts to repeal Obamacare and replace it was a set of tax cuts, paid for by kicking 14 million people off... Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   07.19.17 12pm   |   SHARE
If Kid Rock and Caitlyn Jenner really do make a play for these Senate seats, I want to see activists asking them hard questions.

Kid Rock & Caitlyn Jenner: Celebs Want To Join Republicans' 'Big Tent' Party

Musician Kid Rock has announced that he intends to run for the Senate as a Republican in Michigan. Athlete and reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner has teased about a run as a Republican in California.... Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   07.17.17 12pm   |   SHARE
The words "lady" and "gentleman" don't quite cover all the kinds of humans there are in the world. Trans, genderqueer, or non-binary people don't necessarily consider themselves ladies or gentlemen. (Image Credit: Instagram/@pics_pix)

London Tube Features New, Inclusive Greeting. No More 'Ladies & Gentlemen'

LGBTQ activists and the mayor of London have come up with a new, polite, inclusive opening for Tube announcements. Employees will now say “Hello everybody” as their opening phrase, rather than "... Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   07.14.17 11am   |   SHARE
Don Jr. admitted the meeting happened. He admitted the other two Trump consiglieres were present. He admitted that the lawyer had suggested she had dirt, but really she didn’t. (Image Credit: Instagram/@donaldtrumpjr)

Did Donald Trump Jr. Just Incriminate Himself Blatantly On The Russian Scandal?

The Russian meddling, the Kremlin favoring his father, the offer to provide information with material value to the Trump campaign. Did Donald Trump Jr. know it was illegal? I dunno. But he went ahead... Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   07.11.17 11am   |   SHARE
I’m thrilled to see that the states are ready to stand up for our voting rights at this crossroads of history.

States' Response To Trump's Voter Fraud Commission Requests? "Nah, Bro."

One by one, states have issued responses to Trump's voter fraud commission that range from very polite citations of the laws preventing them from releasing the data to cheeky clap backs at this... Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   07.5.17 12pm   |   SHARE
Now, I’m seeing reports that people are getting plastic surgery on their nipples. We’re beyond the traditional boob job and into the world of fine tuning our nipples. (Image Credit: Instagram/bellahadid)

Nipple Surgery: Brought To You By Sheer Tops & Celebs Who Love To Wear Them

Apparently, the trend of very sheer tops that allow the nipple to make its presence known is the inspiration for this new twist on cosmetic surgery. Celebs have been photographed with nips in... Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   07.3.17 12pm   |   SHARE
If you’re really worried about how your pet will react to fireworks, give your vet or a trusted animal trainer a quick call and ask for some advice.

How To Keep Pets Safe & Calm Amidst Fireworks

If you are a dog or a cat and have sensitive hearing and a limited understanding of patriotism, fireworks seem like an assault. For all your dog knows, the world is actually ending in a blaze of... Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   06.30.17 12pm   |   SHARE