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R.I.P. Senator Kennedy

R.I.P. Senator Kennedy

Tuesday night, Edward “Ted” Kennedy passed away.  His battle with brain cancer over. Kennedy battled his demons, he had his failings, but as a Senator he fought for the American people with integrity and passion.  He fought for civil rights, equal rights, and fairness.  We have him to thank for many of things we take for granted today such as the American with Disabilities Act, Cancer funding, Meals on Wheels, Title IX, sCHIP-Children’s Health Insurance, minimum wage increases, saving Social…

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Happy Birthday US Constitution!

Happy Birthday US Constitution!

September 17, 1787…that was the day that the U.S. Constitution was signed.  39 men took ink to paper on that day.  The foundation of this great nation was set. Today is the day we celebrate the Constitution, the basis of America and her great principles. How different would this country be without the rights set forth in the Constitution! I wonder if our Founding Fathers knew how revolutionary their ideals were.  Would they be surprised to find that the Constitution…

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