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News Roundup – Medicare, ObamaCare, Jim Dement, Scottie Pippen

For the first time ever, Medicare released information on how it pays doctors. From my standpoint, I think this is a good thing. I think the American public needs to know how our government is spending our money. I know that the American Medical Association has fought this tooth and nail for years. As you can imagine, many doctors are not happy that their financial data is now out in the ethernet. You can read more about it here. Because more Americans are getting insurance, one of the best things that I’ve ever seen – a free clinic closes. ObamaCare is

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Saturday Morning News Roundup

Saturday Morning News Roundup From NBCNews: A meteor flared through the skies over Russia’s Chelyabinsk region early Friday, triggering an atomic bomb-sized shock wave that injured more than a thousand people, blew out windows and caused some Russians to fear the end of the world. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas has gone out of his way to prove that my home state, the state in which I grew up, has no clue, no ethics and no brains. The downfall of Jesse Jackson, Jr and his wife is deeply distressing. About six or eight years ago, I met Jesse Jackson Junior in

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Grab Bag

Today kind of kept going and going. I will look over the healthcare legislation tomorrow. Right now, I will hold my nose and support it. I will address the rift in the progressive blogosphere, which I don’t think is necessarily bad. From Political Animal: * Tehran: “Iran’s most senior dissident cleric, Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri, has died, his grandson said Sunday. He was 87. Nasser Montazeri said his grandfather, who was seen as the spiritual father of Iran’s reform movement, died in his sleep overnight.” * Hopefully, a good sign: “The hiring of temporary workers has surged, suggesting that the nation’s employers

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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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