Victoria Kennedy is 20 years younger than Ted Kennedy, comes from a political family and has been around Washington long enough to fake being a plausible Senator. V. Kennedy is a typical politically active liberal and wrote the preface to “A Catholic Case for Obama.”
My NewsReal colleague Michelle Horstman has penned a fine post espousing an even finer sentiment: that the Irish should serve as a great example to other ethnic newcomers; despite breathtaking, backbreaking hardship, they eventually embraced the American melting-pot model and assimilated into the broader culture, without losing their distinctive cultural and religious traditions.
The Irish also [...]
The final day of CPAC 2010 (Saturday 2-20) did not disappoint. An array of conservative heavy-hitters, panel discussions and film offerings kept things interesting and conference attendees engaged. The exchange of ideas and the inherently intellectual exercise that is conservatism was fully in evidence.
Things got off to a rousing start with a short but passionate [...]
Something interesting is happening in Massachusetts: it seems that Democrats may very well lose “their” seat in the U.S. Senate.
Democratic candidate Martha Coakley led her Republican rival Scott Brown by more than 30% last year in the race to succeed Senator Ted Kennedy. Kennedy’s seat was considered to be a safe seat for Democrats. Coakley [...]