It Was Worth It?

August 28th, 2009

From The Footnote Speaks: What Would Mary Jo Kopechne Have Thought of Ted’s Career? by Melissa Lafsky at The Huffington Post: We don’t know how much Kennedy was affected by her death, or what she’d have thought about arguably being a catalyst for the most successful Senate career in history. … Still, ignorance doesn’t preclude a right to […]

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Equal Justice Under Law

August 27th, 2009

In 1974, when President Ford pardoned Richard Nixon, Senator Ted Kennedy said: Do we operate under a system of equal justice under law? Or is there one system for the average citizen, and another for the high and mighty?

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The Legacy of Ted Kennedy

August 26th, 2009

The death of Senator Edward M. Kennedy is a sad event.  It should make us all reflect on the reality that no matter how far we go in life, no matter what we may accomplish, in the end we all face the same fate. There can be no doubt that Ted Kennedy was a giant of […]

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The Senator From New York

December 20th, 2008

New York Governor David A. Paterson has a difficult decision to make.  He has to decide who will replace Hillary Clinton in the U.S. Senate when she moves over to the Executive Branch to become Secretary of State.  The person he selects will serve as a Senator for almost two years, when a special election […]

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