Day: November 13, 2006

Cowboys 27, Cardinals 10

I know, I know.  I didn’t blog anything last week about the Redskins loss.  Not only was the game a complete disaster but for the subsequent 36 hours I was living in my own disaster which was filled with lies, deception and incompetence.  No, I was not working for the government.  To briefly summarize, I’m flying from Washington, DC to Atlanta and Atlanta to Asheville, North Carolina.  We sit on the plane at the gate for 2 1/2 hours before taking off.  I, of course, miss my flight in Atlanta whose airport is probably larger than Asheville.  My one checked bag

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MLK memorial

From Presidents, civil rights icons, celebrities and ordinary citizens gathered Monday on the National Mall, where construction is getting under way for a monument honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The monument will be built on a four-acre site near the Lincoln Memorial, where King delivered his famous “I Have a Dream ” speech in 1963. President Bush said that he was proud to dedicate the memorial to “the lasting memory of a great man.” “Dr. King showed us that a life of conscious and purpose can lift up many souls, and on this ground a monument will rise

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Where to begin?

Molly Ivins has a plan: The sheer pleasure of getting lessons in etiquette from Karl Rove and the right-wing media passeth all understanding. Ever since 1994, the Republican Party has gone after Democrats with the frenzy of a foaming mad dog. There was the impeachment of Bill Clinton, not to mention the trashing of both Clinton and his wife — accused of everything from selling drugs to murder — all orchestrated by that paragon of manners, Tom DeLay. Media Matters collected some gems of fairness. For instance, Monica Crowley with MSNBC, in the wake of John Kerry’s botched program, astutely observed

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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