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MLK (1967) to Biden (2021).

(a caution) “We are now faced with the fact, my friends, that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there is such a thing as being too late. Procrastination is still the thief of time. Life often leaves us standing bare, naked, and […]

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Access Spread Sheet Data Data Source: Washington Post, 1/20/21

What MLK Said To President Biden on April 4, 1967.

Mike Magee Yesterday (in honor of Martin Luther King Day), and today (in prepartion for the Inauguration of our new President), I listened and re-listened to Dr. King’s famous Vietnam Speech at the Riverside Church in New York City on April 4, 1967. I remembered this speech as a turning point in my sophomore year […]

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Data Source: Washington Post 11/13/21

The Pathway Back.

Marc Porter Magee, CEO, 50-CAN Mike Magee “We’re better than this” is the common refrain heard from many political leaders following the deadly assault on our democracy on January 6th. We here empty appeals for blind appeasement from the likes of Kevin McCarthy in the interest of “bringing our country together.” But for those who […]

25th Amendment Was Openly Discussed Over Three Years Ago.

Mike Magee Three years ago, I taught a fully subscribed course at the Presidents College at the University of Hartford on the 25th Amendment. My exploration that year was triggered by a series of articles initiated by New York Times conservative columnist, Ross Douthat. On May 16, 2017 he wrote “The 25th Amendment Solution for […]

There Is No Safe Haven for Patients in the Privatized U.S. Health Care System.

Mike Magee TIME correspondent Karl Vick, in an article titled “What Happens When Amazon Takes on Health Care”, in February, 2018, wrote:  “The U.S. health care system is the antithesis of Silicon Valley.” But is it really?  Vick was referring then to the formation of a new, as yet unnamed non-profit joint venture between Jeff […]

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