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Afghanistan is providing Opium for all!!

Well at least the Bush Administration has something positive to say about their military adventures. Oh, wait, opium isn’t positive. ——– From CNN.com: In a small district in southern Afghanistan, U.S.-backed Afghan drug forces opened fire on farmers who were blocking roads and throwing rocks to protest the destruction of their poppy fields earlier this year. Scores were injured in the firefight. Undeterred by the violence, a group of angry farmers gathered around Masood Azizi, the Afghan official supervising the eradication. They maintained that cultivating poppy for opium is the only way they can survive. “We are hungry, thirsty, and we

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Democrats have a spine after all?

Tonight the Democrats have used rule 21 to investigate the Senate Intelligence committee. This is the committee who was supposed to be investigating the use or misuse of intelligence in the lead up to the war. Could this be a political stunt? Or are the democrats finally sensing weakness in the White House? A few things are clear. The Senate Intelligence Committee could have investigated how information was used in less than a year and a half. They are foot dragging until after the mid-term elections. Then Bush is a lame duck. Republicans could easily blame Bush and his adminstration for

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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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The Thirteeneth Juror

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