Party Politics

Deceptions and Lies

I hope that everyone had a happy and safe holiday. Nikki and the Civil WarNikki Haley is surging the GOP polls. Well, that’s not quite right. She is doing better than anyone else who is not named Trump. She has been getting more extensive crowds and has performed relatively well in those scripted performances called debates. More than a decade ago, when Haley was running for governor of South Carolina, she was asked about the Civil War. She said that the Civil War was about “traditions versus change.” Yes, she said that. Now, if a 14-year-old taking US History wrote that

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The Tin Man

In The Wizard of Oz, the children’s tale and famous movie, our four heroes all want something from the great Wizard. Dorothy wants to go home. The Lion wants courage. The Scarecrow wants a brain, and the Tin Man wants a heart. Today, it seems that we all need a heart. We need empathy. The Land of Canaan This is really a small strip of land on the eastern Mediterranean. This piece of land is mentioned in the Torah. This land is mentioned in the Bible. This land is even mentioned in the Koran. After World War II, an area was

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No Abortion in Texas

So, it looks like I need to get out of my comfort zone. I usually pull something together once a month on this blog. I have been writing this blog for close to 15 years. I have gotten into a comfortable routine where I write kind of a summary of the month’s activities in one relatively long blog post. Events have caused me to change my routine. A woman from Texas is pregnant. This in of itself is not news. She has been told by her doctors that her fetus has some sort of defect (trisomy 18) and will not live.

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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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