Day: April 18, 2007

Supreme Court restricts abortion

As a surgeon, I really don’t want the courts telling me what kind of procedures that I perform. We already have the most regulated business in the world – medicine. As far as a women’s right, it is exactly that, a women’s right. The Supreme Court with 8 men and 5 Catholics decided to uphold the federal ban on “partial birth” abortion. There is a lot of confusion and mis-information that surrounds this procedure. The bottom-line is a woman should have the right to decide what is best for her as long as the fetus in not viable. If the fetus

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Gonzales testifies tomorrow

What would you ask Alberto? What questions have to be asked for you to feel like the process was fair? Update:  La Times editorial argues that Alberto’s performance today may not matter.  He has already lost the confidence of lawmakers.  Whether he keeps his job is a matter of politics and not whether on how he answers questions in front of the Senate.

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NBC received package from shooter

Cho was clearly confused. At one point during the rant he compares himself to Jesus Christ. He also mentions the Columbine killers. Addendum: Video updated.  (I had the same video as in the previous post.  Oooppss.)

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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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The Thirteeneth Juror

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