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Political courage

Posted: July 12, 2012 4:55 p.m.
Updated: July 13, 2012 5:00 a.m.

President Obama has shown a willing to stand up, speak out and to take definitive act even in the face of political and social risk for the health needs of the poor and other who has been locked out and price out of access to health care before fulfilling his own political ambition.

Courage is an important attribute that alludes to many leaders including politicians (World Leaders) officials to first test the magnitude of the political winds before taking a public position on polarizing issues. And having the courage to do what is right on the issues for freedom, justice and equality for all people.

Former Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Commission Co-Chair on the President Social Security Reform, once said some fifty plus years ago, two thirds of African-American men fail to survive past 60 years old. (It is my God given belief Senator Moynihan word is true to this day. Anything else cheapens grace and cheats the believer.)

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