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A view from the New Frontier

Awash from the recent wave of reminiscences about the life and death of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, surrounding the 50th anniversary of his death, this perspective emerges to one who was part of the New Frontier.

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End the 60-vote fake filibuster

This is not the way the Senate operated until just very recently. Since the filibuster rule was established in 1917, it was used only 35 times in the first 50 years.

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Who killed JFK, and why

I cannot prove that what I believe is true, but here are some facts that cannot be disputed: By the third year of his presidency, when Kennedy reached true presidential greatness, he had become an ardent (and to the military industrial complex, threatening) champion of world peace.

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Nuclear, nucular, whatever it takes

Modest reforms like requiring the filibusterer to be present and talking, proposed by the Alliance For Justice, or more fundamental reforms like ending the endless filibuster so democracy can work, are now called for.

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