Obama: "The Senate and the House bills are 95 percent identical. There's 5 percent differences, and one of those differences is the public option. But this is an area that has just become symbolic of a lot of ideological fights."
On issues of race, Obama will forever be either the man who healed the septic wound that runs across the back of this nation, or the man who turned away from the mirror to solve more "practical" issues.
Yoo Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg underscores a unique moment in our history when the Jewish experience crossed over into households composed of African Americans and Midwesterners, as they all listened to The Rise of the Goldbergs.
Why don't we see the same fervor -- particularly emanating from the churches that seek to block gay marriage -- transferred, at least temporarily, to the 47 million Americans who must go without health care?