Day: May 20, 2007

MTP – Dodd and Newt

Well, I hate this format. Like there are 2 sides to this conflict. Newt Gingrich is a smart but awful man. He is a master of deception. New said – “But notice, there are two things there. First of all, even if you accept that this is a civil war, people have won civil wars. I devoted three novels about winning the American Civil War. And the fact is, civil wars are hard. But we also—I just did a novel on Pearl Harbor and the Second World War. The Second World War was hard. Guadalcanal was hard. If we’d had today’s

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The Police – Roxanne

Sting is one of my favorite artists.  I came to the The Police late.  I’m not sure where I was or why I hadn’t heard of them yet.  I was visiting my sister at Austin College.  I was in a friend of mine’s room.  He asked me if I had heard of The Police.  What?  Why?  The name of the album is what?  Zenyatta Mondatta.  In spite of my very closed mind, the first 6 or 7 tracks blew me away.  I have been a fan ever since. Doesn’t Sting look impossibly young in this clip?

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Brian Williams takes us back to NOLA

Brian Williams is back in New Orleans.  He is back at the famous convention center.  Sadly outside of the French Quarter nothing much has changed.  New Orleans and the gulf coast need an infusion of federal dollars.  They also need to clean up the Louisiana government.  The corruption and incest has to stop in order to get help to those who need it. So many things during this Bush administration has broken my heart.  Katrina and New Orleans are at the top of my list.

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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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