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Rev. William Barber – “We need a healing in the land!”

Last Saturday at the health reform rally in downtown Raleigh, over 1000 people had a chance to hear North Carolina NAACP President, Reverend William Barber, speak on the imperative of health care reform for all Americans. Ranging from a certain “non-profit healer” in the Bible to the Blue Dog Democrats who “sniff around for the easiest compromise,” Rev. Barber gave a powerful speech:

7 Comments


  1. Kimberly

    September 3, 2009 at 7:24 am

    Wow! What a great speech and I couldn’t agree more!

  2. IBXer

    September 3, 2009 at 9:08 am

    If he would spend as much time at the gym as he does complaining, he wouldn’t need the government to take care of him.

  3. Nicole

    September 3, 2009 at 9:45 am

    Did you actually view this video? Because Rev. Barber delivers a logical and passionate case for why we all, including you, deserve access to affordable, quality health coverage. You did not comment on the speech or the issue, but instead poked fun at another human being’s medical and physical condition. Even with that, Rev. Barber would still find value in you as an individual and pray for you.

  4. north state politics

    September 3, 2009 at 11:37 am

    William Barber for US Senate.

  5. Phyllis

    September 3, 2009 at 12:58 pm

    Hear, hear!

  6. Jack

    September 3, 2009 at 4:02 pm

    There’s the answer to the “town hall” meetings. Of course some of us are busy dealing with childhood issues to give a listen.

  7. jim

    September 16, 2009 at 4:41 pm

    Are you happy about your trip to caswell county ????

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