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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Abraham Lincoln, the first republican, is for the public option...

"The legitimate object of government is to do for a community of people, whatever they need to have done, but cannot do at all, or cannot so well do for themselves, in their separate and individual capacities."

or... there's this one...

The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country.

Who am I to argue with the President? Especially when you apply these to our current health care ills...