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Bush Appears To Have Spied On Everything And Everyone

I could and was going to write a very lengthy post on this new Inspector General’s Report. I think the revelations are amazing. President George W. Bush and other administration officials knew that they had a program which was illegal. This report is beginning to show us the full extent to which President Bush and others went to lie and to deceive Attorney General John Ashcroft, Deputy Attorney General James Comey and members of Congress. Keith Olbermann did a good job of summarizing some of most egregious offenses that are outlined in this report. Please watch the video: Visit msnbc.com for

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The Right is Seizing Over Sotomayor

Here’s what I don’t understand. Where was all of this energy when George H. W. Bush appointed her in the first place? From AL: … I have to say that I’m somewhat shocked by the sheer brazenness of the Republican attacks on Sonia Sotomayor. I expected the standard “I oppose her because she’s liberal, not because she’s Hispanic” line, but instead nearly all the criticism seems to explicitly revolve around her ethnicity. She’s a racist, Newt Gingrich and Rush Limbaugh are telling us. She’s an affirmative action mediocrity, says the Weekly Standard. Putting aside for a moment the deeply offensive and

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The Errington Thompson Show 4-04-09

The show is/was pre-recorded. Is the Afghanistan War the good war? I don’t think so. I don’t think that anyone in history has ever pulled or pushed a country into a “modern” era. How much money do we want to spend in this country? We need to have a serious discussion about the situation in this country. The discussion should start with this position paper from the Center for American Progress. I continue to be amazed at the enormous scope of Barack Obama’s agenda. Spain is investigating the Bush administration. From Daily Kos – “The Spanish complaint names six senior lawyers from the Bush administration: former

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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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