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John F. Kennedy – Defining Liberal

Last Wednesday we observed the 54th anniversary of the assassination of Pres. John F. Kennedy. Few were as good at defining and clarifying issues as Kennedy. Here he defines what it means to be a liberal in words that still resonate loudly today: Continue reading

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100th Anniversary Of JFK’s Birth

Kennedy Inaugural speech There simply couldn’t be a greater contrast between presidents than the contrast between the man born 100 years ago tomorrow and the current president. President Kennedy was a man of intelligence, wit, charm and grace. He had … Continue reading

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JFK: Liberal

To honor the memory of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, murdered 52 years ago today in Dallas, Texas we present his acceptance speech before the New York Liberal Party in 1960 Over the years the term “liberal” has been redefined by the … Continue reading

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Quotes For Labor Day

Abraham Lincoln understood what labor meant: “Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves … Continue reading

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Thoughts Just Laying Around

– It is a shame that Arizona governor Jan Brewer vetoed the gay-discrimination bill. I was waiting to see if she would get a “welcome aboard” tweet from Russian president and noted gay hater Vladimir Putin. – Per John Fugelsang … Continue reading

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Quick Hits – Black Friday Protest Walmart

From what I understand there will be an action at the Iowa City Walmart on Hwy. 1 west at noon on Nov. 29. If you can take an hour or two to support these brave folk in their struggle for … Continue reading

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JFK: What It Means To Be A Liberal

  JFK explains what kind of liberal he is, and presents his vision as a candidate. Acceptance of the New York Liberal Party Nomination September 14, 1960 TEXT “What do our opponents mean when they apply to us the label … Continue reading

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