Day: April 27, 2012

Charles Taylor convicted

For the people of Liberia, I’m positive this took too long. Finally, Charles Taylor has been convicted of aiding and abetting war crimes. From the BBC: Taylor, 64, has been on trial for almost five years. “This is an incredibly significant decision,” Elise Keppler from the campaign group Human Rights Watch told the BBC.

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  This cartoon was just too good to pass up.

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NFL draft – craziness

Nowhere else do you see this type of unbridled craziness. You can only find it in the NFL. It is only in the NFL that you take a veteran quarterback like Peyton Manning and actually release him. The craziness of this particular move can only be understood if you’re both drunk and high or a delusional NFL football fan. Every year, for the last 10 or 15 years, right around draft time, people lose their minds. NFL fans, NFL owners, Scouts, everybody starts scrutinizing these young athletes. Everybody starts projecting their own hopes and wishes on these athletes. The fact that

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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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