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US of ALEC

Bill Moyers discusses how some of our lawmakers are competely beholden to ALEC (American Legislative Executive Council), a secretive organization that receives millions of dollars from national corporations. These guys do get results. ALEC drafted the stand your ground law in Florida. They are also behind the Right to Work law that was rammed through Michigan.

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Friday Afternoon News Roundup

Legendary drummer of The Band has died. Space Shuttle Discovery has found a new home. The president of the Catholic League would like to boycott The Daily Show because of “an unprecedented vulgar assault on Christians.” Well, as a Christian, I haven’t seen or felt the unprecedented vulgar assault by Jon Stewart. but maybe it is there. Maybe this is much to do about nothing. It would seem to me that Catholics should be outraged over the GOP budget plan that would gut all social services and put the poor out on the streets. But what do I know. Michele Bachmann

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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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