Tag: army

Egypt 2.1

It looks like, for reasons that are unclear to me, Egypt is starting over again. The democratically elected leader has been thrown out. A new interim government has been set up. This just doesn’t look like a good precedent to me. From BBC: The top judge of Egypt’s constitutional court, Adli Mansour, is to be sworn in as interim leader, hours after the army ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Army chief Gen Abdul Fattah al-Sisi announced the move in a TV address on Wednesday evening, in what Mr Morsi said was a military coup. Gen Sisi said Mr Morsi, Egypt’s first freely

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Dave Brubeck – Take Five

Artist: Dave Brubeck Tune: Take Five I really don’t like tunes that are in five. It just feels weird. I like things that are in four. That’s so much smoother. In this tune, though, it really doesn’t feel strange. It feels right. It swings. Nothing swings in five expect Take Five. I can’t remember the first time that I heard Take Five. I can remember the first time I really noticed Take Five. I was in college and I was listening to Al Jarreau sing it. It was wonderful. Soon I had to hear the original. Dave Brubeck died this week,

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Army war games are very revealing

We have been told and told that if we live Al Qaeda will multiply like rabbits and take control of Iraq. Once they control Iraq they would be able to launch attacks against the US mainland. Well, low and behold, the Army war gamed the scenario in which the US leaves and Al Qaeda does not set up a safe haven. They are in fact driven out. Again, these are the best military minds, these are the generals that President Bush keeps telling us that he is listening to. Basically, the most likely outcome if we leave would be more bloodshed

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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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