Tagged: Ted Kennedy

Listening to the Angels

Listening to the Angels

  Democrats have an opportunity to boldly go where no political party in America has gone before – the right way. No American political party has had the guts to stand for what is...

What Would the Lion Say if He Were Alive Today?

What Would the Lion Say if He Were Alive Today?

If Ted Kennedy had not died of brain cancer in the summer of 2009, he would have turned 81 today. I wonder what he would think of American politics? What would he think of...

Don’t Give up the Fight, Congressman Weiner

Don’t Give up the Fight, Congressman Weiner

I hope we haven’t heard the last of Congressman Anthony Weiner. The country needs him. It doesn’t deserve him, of course. The American public – goaded by the media and led by stampeding politicians...

Honoring the Memory of the Lion of the Senate

Honoring the Memory of the Lion of the Senate

Ted Kennedy must be turning over in his grave.  For forty-seven years he selflessly served the people of Massachusetts. And now this. How soon they forget. But the betrayal of his memory by an...

Remember, Barack, You Promised Teddy!

Remember, Barack, You Promised Teddy!

When asked why he is fighting so hard for health care reform, President Barack Obama replies, “I promised Teddy.” He must never forget that promise. With all the monuments that will inevitably rise to...

Greedy Rats and Spineless Mice Betray the Lion

Greedy Rats and Spineless Mice Betray the Lion

Ted Kennedy is gone. And the “Lion of the Senate” went to his rest without the one thing he had worked hardest to achieve: universal, affordable health care for Americans. Shame on you, Washington!...

Ted Kennedy: The Court Jester Who Became a Knight

Ted Kennedy: The Court Jester Who Became a Knight

I believe in redemption. But I believe it has to be earned. It is not enough to say we are sorry; we must show that we have turned away from our transgressions and are...

The Glitz, the Nobility and the Poison in American Politics

The Glitz, the Nobility and the Poison in American Politics

On the surface, the Democratic Party Convention under way in Denver looks a lot like a Walt Disney movie. Take last night’s opening session. There was ailing but indomitable Ted Kennedy, roaring his message...

It’s Time to Tell Ted Kennedy How Much We Love Him

It’s Time to Tell Ted Kennedy How Much We Love Him

The news was like the proverbial bolt from the blue. We knew he had suffered “a seizure,” but we weren’t expecting to hear that Ted Kennedy, “the liberal lion of the Senate,” has a...