Tag: activists

What a jerk!

From TP: Following the devastating earthquake in Haiti this week, many activists and politicians haveheightened the cry for granting undocumented Haitians in the U.S. Temporary Protected Status (TPS). TPS is a longstanding cornerstone of U.S. immigration policy that is afforded to undocumented immigrants from a small number of federally designated countries suffering armed conflicts, natural disasters, or other extraordinary circumstances until conditions improve. Many claim Haitians should’ve received TPS after four consecutive tropical cyclones in 2008 left 800 people dead, hundreds missing, and made the Haitian city of Gonaives “uninhabitable.” However, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) seems to think that not only were

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The Errington Thompson Show 7-12-08

Oh, there is plenty to talk about. Tony Snow has passed. The great cardiac surgeon Michael Debakey also died 99 years old. The FISA bill passed the Senate with about half of the Democrats voting for the bill– so disappointing. I talk with Barry Summers, a local activist, about a Parkside protest that he and several other activists are having on Tuesday, July 16 at 4:30 pm. Great show. Enjoy.

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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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