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The Last Post: Ann Richards' Service

by: Karl-Thomas Musselman

Mon Sep 18, 2006 at 10:44 PM CDT

First, if you couldn't attend Ann Richards' service at the Frank Erwin Center today, it was really special. Take some time out and watch it online. Everything I could say about it is there.

It was a beautiful ceremony, filled with laughter, hope, joy, and remembrance. I think Ann would have been proud and it balanced near perfectly the activism that was her life with the respect that such a service should invite.

Now is a time to look forward, act with renewed energy, and try to work with a new purpose to fulfill her dream and vision.  And personally, I can think of no better start than to elect another Democratic Governor to take up her memory and to replace those who continue to work against progress with those who will work for it.

Let's re-double our efforts, let's recommit, let's take back Texas and give it the New Day that is so desperately deserves. Wherever you are and for whichever Democrat you choose- let's go out, speak some truth to power, and win some elections.

Let's give Ann one more victory for Texas.

I've included a collection of videos of Ann in the extended entry.

Tags: Around Campus, Austin, Ann Richards, (All Tags)
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If Lady Bird Johnson could get herself all fixed up and sit front and center at Ann's memorial, receiving every politico who showed up, then I think I can spend my spare time for the next few weeks working to get Chris Bell elected governor.

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i have nothing to add to that comment.

right on.

k-t - it was nice seeing you.  next time i'll just skip class and make some time to actually hang out.

got my pics online if you wanna take a look.

Fudd's first law of opposition: Push something hard enough and it will fall over.

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