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What's Going On – Thursday Night News Roundup

Thursday Night News Roundup Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi has decided that the world needs to hear from him. He wrote an opinion piece in the New York Times this morning. (Who knew he could write?) He has given us the solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He proposes a one-state solution. We thought he was crazy before. I still think he’s crazy. There’s a reason that Israel has never accepted a one-state solution. Israelis are outnumbered in the region significantly; therefore, they would lose every vote down party lines. In this case, that means religious lines. A former Guantánamo Bay detainee was released into the custody of

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I Drill, You Drill, We All Drill in ANWR

I was recently sent an email arguing for for drilling in ANWR. This email dovetails very nicely into a recent Republican strategy which can be summed up in a phrase: drilling our way out of the oil crisis. For everyone over the age of 25, we’ve been here before. In late 1970s, as oil prices began to skyrocket, we had a debate in this country over oil and energy independence. Our president at the time was Jimmy Carter argued for conservation. Carter and a Democratic Congress who pushed for higher fuel standards in cars. He asked Americans to turn down thermostats.

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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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