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JFK Inspires Us 50 Years Later

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November 22, 1963; 50 years since the last president was assassinated in office and John F. Kennedy was taken from us far too soon. Here’s my favorite JFK speech: Acceptance of the New York Liberal Party Nomination September 14, 1960 What do our opponents mean when they apply to us the label “Liberal?” If by…

50 years ago today, JFK’s Speech on Civil Rights Made History

There is considerable debate by Republicans in Orange County about the “greatness” of John F. Kennedy’s presidency; not so much amongst Liberals because many of us believe JFK was an exceptional president who loosened fiscal regulations that helped the 1960s economy take off, launched the Peace Corps, had the vision and drive to create the…