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Again! Gun Violence in America (Updated, Again)

I wrote this in March 2018 for the Urban News. (I’m reposting this article after the mass shootings in El Paso, Tx and Dayton, Oh. I think that I’m more depressed after these shootings than the others listed below.  As Neil deGrasse Tyson pointed out in a country of over 300 million, we lose Americans every day. He was roundly criticized for his callousness. These people, in El Paso and Dayton, died needlessly, senselessly. In trauma, we call them preventable deaths. I just feel that our country can’t fix problems any more. Another massing shooting in Texas. This time it is

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No Collusion, now what?

The Mueller report is in. Attorney General Barr has released a summary. Basically, the recent court finds there was no collusion between Donald Trump or any of his campaign associates and the Russians. Secondly, the summary clearly outlines that the Russians did interfere with the 2016 election. This is something that Donald Trump has repeatedly denied. Thirdly, this summary briefly deals with the question of obstruction. In a very interesting sentence the report states, “while this report does not conclude that the president committed a crime, it does not exonerate him.” This is interesting. I still have a few questions. Did

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Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban – Update

In my opinion, the best lie is the one that is just a little bit tainted with truth. Those lies are the best lies. About two weeks ago, President Donald Trump (yeah, it still does not sound right) signed an executive order which asked for increased scrutiny of persons wanting to immigrate to this country from several lands. I say “several lands,” because if you actually read his executive order; first of all, it is kind of a headache, as it is long and nonspecific. The order does not actually specify Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. So, let us actually

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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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