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Texas Governor Rick Perry Says He Is A Prophet

Republican Texas Governor Rick Perry has referred to himself as a prophet in an interview with Fox News. (Above—The Prophet Elijah Receives Bread and Water from an Angel by Peter Paul Reubens (1577-1640). I suppose it is possible that Governor Perry lives on bread and water in the $10,000 a month Governor’s Mansion he lives in at taxpayer expense.) Here is what Governor Perry said— CAVUTO: You have kind of like the Chris Christie phenomenon: very popular outside your state, still popular but not nearly as popular within your state. There are even Tea Party groups within your state who like you but don’t

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Rick Perry Calls For Prayer To End Texas Drought

Texas Governor Rick Perry has declared three days of prayer in response to the drought that is impacting Texas and helping to cause severe wildfires. ( Above–It is hot and dry in Texas) These three days run from April 22 to April 24. Here is the link to the official proclamation. From the proclamation— WHEREAS, these dire conditions have caused agricultural crops to fail, lake and reservoir levels to fall and cattle and livestock to struggle under intense stress, imposing a tremendous financial and emotional toll on our land and our people; and WHEREAS, throughout our history, both as a state

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The Fighting Temeraire

The painting above is called The Fighting Temeraire. It was painted in 1839 by J.W.Turner. Please click here to learn more about Mr. Turner. The Fighting Temeraire is the sailing ship being pulled into port by the steam ship at the front of the picture. Here are some facts about the ship The Fighting Temeraire. Here are some facts about the painting. The idea of the painting is that the age of sail is over. The steam ship is hauling in the Temeraire to be broken up at the ship yard. While it turns out that this is a well-known painting, I’d not

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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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