Tag Archives: John F. Kennedy

This JFK speech makes Rick Santorum want to hurl

It’s a remarkable reaction, to a remarkable speech.

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JFK’s liberal heresies: would today’s progressives oppose him?

Anti-Obama progressives who feel the president has not talked or behaved liberally or forcefully enough frequently cite the superiority of FDR — though that comparison is easily debunked by the real Roosevelt, as opposed to the mythical one. After that, … Continue reading

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(Video) Flashbacks: JFK’s inaugural address (1961) Obama’s (2008)

50 years ago today, John F. Kennedy was inaugurated president of the United States. And two years ago, Barack Obama took the same oath of office. Here are both addresses in full, plus some bonus links after the jump.

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