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More Gun Violence

Yesterday, in Houston, Texas, the sound of gunfire once again rang out. Another school shooting. According to the Houston Chronicle, there was some sort of altercation. Within a flash, three people were dead. It has been almost 24 hours. We really don’t have much information. We do know that a suspect has been arrested. That’s about it. Prominent politicians in Texas have offered prayers. There’s nothing wrong with prayers. To those who believe, prayers are essential. Hopefully, prayers lead to enlightenment and… action. There are some who believe that there’s simply nothing that can be done, that gun violence is an

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Game, Set and Match

There are times in the sports world when the outcome of a game is unclear. Both competitors are playing extremely well and neither competitor can seem to get an edge. Then, something happens. To continue the tennis analogy, one player doublefaults and loses the game. The edge in the set will lean towards his opponent. This is exactly what is happening in Wisconsin. Governor Scott Walker thought with his Republican majority he would be able to force the unions into making major concessions which would cripple the unions in 2012 if not for the next 5-10 years. He thought that this

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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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