State and Local Politics

Love Susan Fisher!!

I was the MC tonight at Susan Fisher‘s Cinco de Mayo celebration. It was a wonderful gathering. There are very few politicians that I really get excited about. Susan Fisher is one of that select few. She works for us and not herself or special interests.

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If one gun is good, then …

Today Rick Scott, governor of Florida, has decided that it would be a great idea if folks coming to the GOP convention in Tampa were armed. Guns for everybody!!! WooHoo!!! Personally, I can’t think of a dumber idea. Everything may be fine. But what happens if someone hears a car backfire or a balloon pop and decides that they have heard a gunshot? The potential for badness is high. From RS: Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) has officially rejected a proposal by the city of Tampa to limit firearms outside the Republican National Convention in Florida later this year. Last week,

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Monday Morning News Roundup

For those who love basketball, this is the sweet spot, the best time of year. There was tons of basketball this weekend. There were a few upsets. The Cinderella team seem to have had their time in the sun. Lehigh and Norfolk State have been eliminated. One of the favorites to win the tournament, North Carolina Tar Heels, continues to roll, but their star point guard appears to have fractured his wrist. The 911 calls surrounding the shooting of Trayvon Martin are now posted on-line. Beware. They are shocking. I have no idea what’s going on in Syria. Fighting seems to

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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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A Letter to America

The Thirteeneth Juror

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