Tag Archives: John Kennedy

Apathy Antidote

Wednesday I was in a hospital waiting room reading the Washington Post on my Kindle when I ran across Matea Gold’s article entitled, “In North Carolina, Sen. Kay Hagan seeks to ride backlash against GOP leaders”.  I audibly exclaimed, “They … Continue reading

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50 Years Ago Today

It was the afternoon of November 22nd, 1963.  I had just taken my seat in Mrs. Lewandowski’s sixth grade class at Pine Hill Elementary School in Cheektowaga, New York.  The well behaved class was settling down, having just returned from … Continue reading

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Reverend Hypocrite

9/11 struck Americans in their hearts!  There are two events that Americans of my age remember where they were when they found out about them: 9/11 and the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.  Most Americans honored the first responders … Continue reading

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The Enshrinement Of Ted Kennedy

The Progressive Hall of Fame was inspired by the Baseball Hall of Fame.  Much like some of its most worthy inductees today’s Progressive Hall of Fame inductee is honored not for his total self, but for his work “on the … Continue reading

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Female Deliverance

This is not the first time I have expressed my concern of whether the Democratic Party is Barack Obama’s Party.  What I mean by that is do voters turnout to support Democrats or do they support Democrats in the process … Continue reading

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Buy The Book

It’s Super Bowl Sunday which has become a de facto holiday in America.  About one-third of the nation will watch the telecast today; some to watch the game, some to watch the commercials and many just to be at a … Continue reading

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Least We Forget

Today is the anniversary of one of the darkest days in American military history.  It is the 71st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.  America’s greatest generation, (thanks Dad), rose from those ashes and defeated the mightiest foe it … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Alan Grayson

One speech doesn’t make a political career or a politician, but it can leave them indelibly etched in our minds.  The prime example of that is President Barack Obama’s speech to the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston.  Even his … Continue reading

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Keep Talking

Regardless of what happens on Super Tuesday it appears this Republican Presidential primary race is going on for a while.  That is the best news the Democrats could ever get.  The longer this race goes on the longer the Republicans … Continue reading

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3 Pearls

As many of my readers know I coached basketball for fifteen years. During that time I had countless opportunities to hear some of the greatest coaches in the history of the game speak at various clinics and camps. In several … Continue reading

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