Tag Archives: health care reform

Proposed Senatorial Announcement Speech to African-American Church

Here is the speech that would have kicked off my candidacy in 2007 or so.

Everyone has the right to wonder what I am doing here.  The leaders of this community have given me an opportunity to speak.  They know that I have begun a journey.  They know that I am driven to make that journey because of who I am, and what I believe, and the way I was raised.  I am unable to rest. I am pushed and prodded and provoked and propelled to act, and I know that you will give me a fair hearing. Continue reading

Single Payer Health Care

If you are one of the super-rich and have given in to the various stereotypes, you probably don’t know it is broken.  If you are one of the 46 million Americans who are uninsured, you know it is broken.  If you are one of the god-knows-how-many others who are under-insured, you know it is broken. Continue reading