“…then I’m proud to say I’m a ‘Liberal’.” JFK

A Kennedy gem.

And a superb definition of a “Liberal.”  Makes me proud to be one.  Makes me want to stand at the top of a mountain and shout it for all to hear.

“If by a “Liberal” they mean someone who looks ahead and not behind, someone who welcomes new ideas without rigid reactions, someone who cares about the welfare of the people-their health, their housing, their schools, their jobs, their civil rights and their civil liberties-someone who believes we can break through the stalemate and suspicions that grip us in our policies abroad, if that is what they mean by a  “Liberal,” then I’m proud to say I’m a ‘Liberal’.”  from Profiles in Courage

 

About madranchwife

Mother, Mad Ranchwife(as in--at times-- crazy, nutso, loco, off-my-rocker insane), Veterinarian, Physical Therapist, "Liberal, pinko, gay-loving, Subaru-driving Socialist" (as I've been called), proud to be a totally tree-huggin', climate change believin', granola girl environmentalist, ObamaGirl, Pro-Choice (don't even get me started here...), and in my younger days a feminist vegetarian as a result of time spent at CU Boulder (this lasted approximately 14 months, until all the Jimmy Buffett I was listening to caused me to crave a cheeseburger). Now I just get pleasure out of swimming against the stream and ruffling a few feathers here in the wild west state of Wyoming!
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One Response to “…then I’m proud to say I’m a ‘Liberal’.” JFK

  1. barbara coyle says:

    I think that makes me one, also.

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