Day: April 25, 2008

Random Thoughts

Here are some things that I have been reading about and I think need more discussion: Remember the U.S. Attorney scandal? Former U.S. Attorney David Iglesias testified before Congress¬† that he got a call from Senator Pete Domenici. During the call Domenici asked about whether or not Iglesias was going to file an indictment against some New Mexico Democrats right before the 2006 mid-term election. Domenici got a slap on the wrist from the Senate Ethics Committee for the “appearance of impropriety.” In my opinion, I think this is terribly mild. Abstinence-only education doesn’t work. There have been numerous studies to

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Scalia Says to Country: "Get Over it"

There is a sense of calm that comes over a professor once he or she gets tenured. All of a sudden they are free to write and say what they please without the risk of being fired. Judge Antonio Scalia sits on the Supreme Court like a tenured professor. He proved that he is skilled at spinning a political discussion just like “regular” politicos. For him to point to Al Gore and suggest that it was his fault that the Supreme Court took the case or that they made what is one of the worst decisions in modern history is laughable.

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Postcard from Anne Frank found

A remarkable find. ———- From AP: A Dutch school director preparing an exhibition on Anne Frank has found a holiday postcard signed by the Jewish teenage diarist, a museum said Wednesday. The card, sent in 1937, was addressed to one of Frank’s best friends, Sanne Ledermann, and postmarked from just across the Dutch border in Aachen, Germany, said Maatje Mostard, of the Anne Frank Museum. (more…)

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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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