Tag Archives: John Kennedy

Too Many For No Good Reason!

Today is Memorial Day, when America honors its war dead.  Often when I write a song is in my mind.  As I contemplated this article it was, Where Have All The Flowers Gone?  Both the song and the issue have … Continue reading

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Time Heals All Ignorence?

Alabama provided the drama in domestic politics Sunday night and early Monday morning, before the clock struck 10am it was over and the conclusion was predictable.

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An Incomplete Thought

Today I want to ponder a “What if” question.  What if the President was elected to a single eight year term versus a four year term with the possibility of winning a second four year term?  If you make my … Continue reading

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The Enshrinement Of Thurgood Marshall

It has been over a year since I inducted someone into the Progressive Hall of Fame.  It is not something that is done lightly or under the pressure of time constraint.  The theme of this man’s life could have been: … Continue reading

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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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