Sen. Edward M. Kennedy finally at Peace

Paulie Brading

Sen. Kennedy called for universal health care beginning in the 1960's. He fought for four decades pushing for universal health care right up to his death.

"If by a liberal, they mean someone who looks ahead and not behind; someone who welcomes new ideas without rigid reactions; someone who cares about the welfare of the people, their health, their housing, their schools, their civil rights, their civil liberties: someone who believes we can break through the stalemate and suspicion that grips us; if that is what they mean by a liberal, I am proud to be a liberal."

Sen. Edward M. Kennedy 1932 - 2009

Raise a toast to Sen. Edward Kennedy and President Obama.

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    A great day for America!

    Salute to Sen. Kennedy and Pres. Obama, and all who have fought against tremendous odds and money. (raising my glass) Bill Ryan

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    President Obama does a happy dance:

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    Oregonians get rebates from Ins. Companies because of Affordable Care Act.


    Individual Market- Time Ins Co: $2,130,032 The Mega Life & Hlth Ins Co: $500,815 Total: $2,630,847

    Large Employer Market Aetna Life Ins. Co.: $814,312 Total: $814,312

    Small Employer Market LifeWise Hlth Plan of OR Inc: $1,209,614 Total: $1,209,614

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    This woman changed her mind to be in favor of the ACA when she got breast cancer without insurance:

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