There are no words to express how proud I am of my elected leaders who helped make health care reform a reality. Ineffable. I thought someone made an excellent point in a comment I found on one of the hundreds of articles I’ve scanned through over the past week and I wanted to share Did any of these passed without opposition? - Emancipation Proclamation by Lincoln - Women’s suffrage by Wilson - Lend/Lease by FDR - Desegregation of the military by Truman - Civil Rights Act by Johnson Who would stand against those today? (above) President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Medicare bill at the Truman Library in Independence, Mo., on July 30, 1965, as Lady Bird Johnson, former President Harry S. Truman, Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey and Bess Truman look on.