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Obama Wins… and that was the easy part.

The president has won reelection. Barack Obama, against amazing odds, has been reelected as president of the United States. Let’s think about this just for a second. Barack Obama had to stand up against the most withering criticism; not just during this election cycle, but over the last four years. Fox News was constant and consistent. Citizens United, the Supreme Court decision which allowed unlimited money to be spent by mysterious shadow billionaires, allowed hundreds of millions of dollars to be spent in negative ads against the president. Additional stimulus packages, which would’ve added up to millions of jobs for Americans,

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President’s Day

President’s Day is upon us. Above you see George Washington and Abe Lincoln hugging in the afterlife. Where can you learn more about the Presidents? I have four suggestions. Two of these resources are books and the other two can be found online. The book The American Presidency–The Authoritative Reference is very useful. Edited by Alan Brinkley and Davis Dyer, American Presidency is a collection of essays about each President up until George W. Bush. The book offers up a small measure of biography and a larger portion of analysis. With the essays running between 10 and 20 pages, this book is a good

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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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