Tuesday, March 23, 2010
The Dream Never Died
"The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream will never die."
- Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA), Address to the 1980 Democratic National Convention
Today was proof that Senator Kennedy's dream never died. It hasn't been perfectly realized, but we've taken the first steps. Today when President Obama signed The Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act, he made Senator Kennedy's dream a reality.
Watch the President's speech, but bring your Kleenex:
One of my favorite moments in the last couple of days came when I read in the Washington Post about Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-RI) left a note on his father's grave (his father being the late Senator Ted Kennedy) that read "Dad, the unfinished business is done."
Vice President Joe Biden brought me my absolute favorite moment thought.
Yep, he's right. Health care reform IS a "big f*/!&$% deal!" Thank you Vice President Biden for being so right. There are some moments in life that ARE a big f'ing deal!