Senator Ted Kennedy
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by Lynn Hayes I won't attempt to dissect the cause of the loss yesterday of Ted Kennedy's longtime Democratic senate seat to Republican challenger Scott Brown when Brilliant at Breakfast has done such a brilliant job. The timing of the loss of the seat that Kennedy held for 47 years coincides with the challenging square from Saturn (challenge, conservative values, repres ...
The defeat of the Democrats choice to succeed Ted Kennedy in the U.S. Senate is being treated as though there is a decided shift of mass opinion to the Right in the U.S. But it is the Obama Administration, not the people who supported him in 2008, which moved to the Right--in the name of being pragmatists or realists-- in the process emptying their own agenda in regard to health care, ...
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 ...
As the nation remembers the Senator, be inspired by these Ted Kennedy quotes taken from his long career as a public figure.