Arlen Specter — American Politician born on February 12, 1930, died on October 14, 2012

Arlen Specter was an American lawyer and politician who served as United States Senator from Pennsylvania. Specter was a Democrat from 1951 to 1965, then a Republican from 1965 until 2009, when he switched back to the Democratic Party. First elected in 1980, he represented his state in the Senate for 30 years... (wikipedia)

There's nothing more important than our good health - that's our principal capital asset.
The First Amendment freedom of religion is as important today as when the Bill of Rights was first written.
There is no doubt that our nation's security and defeating terrorism trump all other priorities.
We don't need holy wars. What we need is tolerance and brotherhood and simple humanity.
The best way to reduce the cost of medical care is to reduce the illness.