Tag: bad situation

President's weekly videocast 1-24-09

From White House.gov (I love typing that): We begin this year and this Administration in the midst of an unprecedented crisis that calls for unprecedented action. Just this week, we saw more people file for unemployment than at any time in the last twenty-six years, and experts agree that if nothing is done, the unemployment rate could reach double digits. Our economy could fall $1 trillion short of its full capacity, which translates into more than $12,000 in lost income for a family of four. And we could lose a generation of potential, as more young Americans are forced to forgo

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The Disaster That is Myanmar

How can the news of more than 50 thousand dead be any worse? Well, have a military government that is trying to stay in power– that’s how to make a bad situation worse. The government has taken U.N. aid for itself, not the affected citizens. As a result, the U.N. is pulling out. If that isn’t bad enough, the U.S. and other western countries have not been allowed in to help. Update: It looks like the U.N. is being allowed back into the country. This is madness. ——— From CNN: Hiding under a blanket in the back of a car at

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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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