Tag: Satisfaction

Money and Health Reform

‘The Cause of My Life’

Inside the fight for universal health care.

By Edward M. Kennedy | NEWSWEEK

In 1964, I was flying with several companions to the Massachusetts Democratic Convention when our small plane crashed and burned short of the runway. My friend and colleague in the Senate, Birch Bayh, risked his life to pull me from the wreckage. Our pilot, Edwin Zimny, and my administrative assistant, Ed Moss, didn’t survive. With crushed vertebrae, broken ribs, and a collapsed lung, I spent months in New England Baptist Hospital in Boston. To prevent paralysis, I was strapped into a special bed that immobilizes a patient between two canvas slings. Nurses would regularly turn me over so my lungs didn’t fill with fluid. I knew the care was expensive, but I didn’t have to worry about that. I needed the care and I got it……….

The American Way: No Shoes, but

A call has gone out, now Around the World, not only in anticipation of the Incoming Sanity but to cleanse ourselves, sybolicly, of the eight years of the disgusting growth that has taken us from a Leader Amoung Nations to the depth’s of the gutter ready to drain away into the sewers, rapidly!