Senator Ted Kennedy
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Today, Massachusetts votes for a Senator to replace Ted Kennedy in a special election scheduled on the eve of President Obama's first anniversary in office. The expectation is, to put it bluntly, that Republican challenger Scott Brown will probably defeat incumbent Martha Coakley (who is running for Sen. Ted Kennedy's seat after his passing last winter). The immediate impact of a Coakley loss w ...
The case of Martha Coakley gets stranger and stranger. I am grateful to Chas Clifton for bringing this to my attention . I did some Googling about, and in the process found a post discussing the issue over at Wild Hunt. Here is what appears to be a good discussion of Coakley and the ritual abuse issue , along with her disgusting role in it. An exhaustive compilation of ...
Not surprising that the Democratic leader is a closet racist: Reid's remarks about Obama were revealed in "Game Change," a book detailing the 2008 race by Time's Mark Halperin and New York magazine's John Heilemann. The authors describe Reid assessing Obama's strengths as a candidate. Reid, they write, "believed that the country was ready to embrace a black presidential candidate, especially on ...
Yesterday, in response to my resolutions post, commenter Kristian shared a great 2010 goal that I want to extend to all of us. Here's what he wrote: Read at least one book, from cover to cover, that fundamentally goes against everything I believe in in life. For me -- a lifelong apatheist or atheist -- that'd be a religious perspective to life, universe and everything. I think this is a ...
Brittany Murphy dead at 32. Reports of Brittany Murphy's untimely death came pouring in last night. It was said that she'd been 'very ill' for days. When her mother found her unconscious, in the shower, there was a significant amount of vomit found in her room. Was it cardiac arrest? Was she too thin? Might that have played a part in her passing? A wake up call to all that being h ...
As the nation remembers the Senator, be inspired by these Ted Kennedy quotes taken from his long career as a public figure.