This is an essay I wrote around this time last year.  President Obama was trying to get a health care reform package passed and the resistance emerging from some quarters of the country was vituperative and crazy.  Ruby Sales and I were having periodic ...

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From Rosemarie Freeney Harding’s memoir Before I was born, when the family still lived in Georgia, there was a bad accident at the side of the road.  The road from Macon to Leesburg.  Uncle Willie Dan hit a light pole with his Tin Lizzy and his wife, ...

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