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A few things…Friday

I’m travelling again. Happy Anniversary to my wonderful wife!! If God is willing, and the airlines cooperate, I should be home tonight!! I’m sorry, I could care less about the Royal wedding. As far as I know, they aren’t putting any food on my table and aren’t paying any of my bills. Knowledge of the Royal wedding will not improve the job market or stop companies from shipping jobs overseas. Just like with all newlyweds, I wish them well. Let’s talk sports for a second – The Dallas Mavericks slid by the Portland Trailblazers. They figured out how to blow a

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Gays in the military, I don’t get the problem

We already have laws in the US against discrimination. We have amended the constitution to make sure that we aren’t discriminating against anyone, yet we are having this stupid debate over gays in the military. Why? What’s the problem? Gays have been serving in the military since the Revolutionary War. There are codes in the military about unwanted sexual advances. So what is the problem? There are gays in the military now. I just don’t understand the opposition. Sen. Al Franken made a very emotional speech from the floor of the Senate last night. Take a look: Shortly after Senate Republicans

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Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday. I wish everyone a very safe and happy holiday. I hope that you’re able to spend it with your loved ones. This is short list, it is not exhaustive. This is what I’m thankful for: I’m thankful for a wonderful, loving wife and family. I could not be more blessed. I’m thankful that I’m not writing George Bush’s autobiography. How do you make eight years of failure sound good? I am thankful for our wonderful troops overseas and here at home. I’m hopeful that the troops at Fort Hood are getting the support that they

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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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