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Wednesday Morning News Roundup

Wednesday Morning News Roundup I really don’t understand how a twitter account can get hacked. Specifically, a twitter account of a major news outlet like the Associated Press. How does this happen? The results could have been really, really catastrophic. Yesterday, the Associated Press mistakenly tweeted that the White House was bombed. Wall Street went berserk. Even if it were for a short period of time, this could’ve been a real problem. Late last week, I was having lunch with my brother and my sister in Dallas. Our waitress was one of those smiley, bubbly twentysomethings who was very pleasant. After

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Immigration and the confusion of the Right

Obama recently talked about immigration reform: A friend of mine has written an interesting post (funny and not serious) on immigration. His political ideology is clearly to the right of center. He is a businessman who has done well and unfortunately has bought into a lot of the rhetoric of the Right. He and many others in the conservative movement have charged that Obama has no intention of protecting Arizona and other states from economic refugees. (This is the term that I use for illegal immigrants because it more precisely defines why they’re here and why they’ve been allowed to stay

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O'Reilly: Liberals Celebrate Sanford Downfall

On 6/25/09, Bill O’Reilly had a Talking Points commentary which dealt with “celebrating the destruction of others.” Of course, O’Reilly is talking about the news coverage of South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford’s debacle.  Celebration?  I don’t think so.  I haven’t seen any evidence of celebration.  Not in the mainstream media.  I haven’t seen it on any of the major liberal blogs either.  It isn’t that Mark Sanford hasn’t given many critics adequate ammunition.  That’s not the problem.  The problem is Governor Sanford’s complete inability to come up with a coherent story and stick with it.  His story has been evolving ever

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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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