As Black History Month concludes and we approach the anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, I thought it was appropriate to reflect on how the Presidency of Barack Obama has affected my life personally and that of many citizens of this Nation. As a staff member of the AFSCME International, I was assigned to work in Chicago on then State Senator, Barack Obama’s U.S. Senate campaign.
Year’s end finds Francis I enshrined as Person of the Year and Barack Obama consigned to opinion-poll Hell. How many reflections on life today crowd into that comparison? Words are easier than deeds. As admirable as the spirit and p... Read Post
Six months ago, President Obama made history by signing the Affordable Care Act into law. This was a major step forward for Americans, particularly young Americans, allowing them to finally get the quality, affordable care they need... Read Post