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I saw this on the Daily Kos yesterday. It was too good for me not to republish. The more things change, the more they stay the same. Other than references to then-contemporary politicians and election dates, this JFK speech is just as relevant today as it was in 1960. A snippet: I believe in human dignity as the source of national purpose, in human liberty as the source of national action, in the human heart as the source of national compassion, and in the human mind as the source of our invention and our ideas. It is, I believe, the faith in our

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Oh, for Pete's sake!

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy From DK: Yesterday, Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Snyder of Michigan expressed disgust at the tactics of one Peter Hoekstra, the blowhard congressman with aspirations of becoming the next Governor of Michigan. Hoekstra, as is now well known, responded to the near-miss terrorist attack last week in Detroit by making the incident the central theme in…of all things…a fundraising e-mail. What will Rick Snyder say now that the political party to which he belongs has elected to follow Hoekstra’s lead? The NRSC is the latest GOP group to use the

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And that's the change we need

Barack Obama has brought his A game. He is/was rockin’ the house. I’ll have the video as soon as it is available. The speech was too long. Still the passion was there. The themes that we will hear over the next 5 months are here. Iraq is going to be big. Health care will be big. Economy. Energy will be big. Here are Barack Obama’s prepared remarks. Tonight, after fifty-four hard-fought contests, our primary season has finally come to an end. Sixteen months have passed since we first stood together on the steps of the Old State Capitol in Springfield, Illinois.

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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