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Grab Bag – Saturday morning

Over the next several days I’m going to try and talk about what’s next after healthcare reform. Rachel Maddow had to take out a full page ad in the Boston Globe to combat rumors that she was running for Senate in Massachusetts. It seems that former model and newly minted Senator Scott Brown thought would be a great idea to say that somebody liberal and famous was gunning for his position. I guess he thought would be a great way to rake in campaign funds. Of course, the other thing he could do would be to shout at the president during

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New York Times OpEd: Obama's Iraq Plan

Senator John McCain is making a big deal over Senator Barack Obama getting published while his own article got rejected. I think that we have to look at Obama’s article and McCain’s article both. The investigation will be illuminating. (Emphasis added is mine.) My Plan for Iraq By BARACK OBAMA Published: July 14, 2008 CHICAGO — The call by Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki for a timetable for the removal of American troops from Iraq presents an enormous opportunity. We should seize this moment to begin the phased redeployment of combat troops that I have long advocated, and that is needed

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Iraq Spokeman Asserts U.S. Should Vacate by Late 2010

The Iraqi’s have buckled under the pressure of the U.S. before. But now, with the Bush administration beginning to pack their bags, Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki maybe growing a backbone. Iraqis maybe willing to stand up to the Bush administration because they know that there is going to be a ‘new sheriff in town’ (McCain or Obama). They may be looking at this time as an opportunity to take their country back. From New York Times: Maliki spokesman, Ali al-Dabbagh, told reporters in Baghdad, “We cannot give any timetables or dates, but the Iraqi government believes the end of

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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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