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Being in Iraq, forever

The United States signed an agreement with Iraq that we were provide support (troops) and Iraq would allow us to rape the country with Halliburton and other corporate giants.  Cool.  I’m sure that everyone is happy with this. ——– From WaPo: President Bush reached a deal yesterday that is intended to lead to a more normalized, long-term relationship between the United States and Iraq by the time he leaves office, but it left unsettled the question of how many and how long U.S. forces would remain. Bush and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki signed the declaration of principles during a secure

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The difference between being good and great

There are those out there that continually point to Alex Rodriquez‘ regular season’s huge numbers and say that he is one of the best ever. I continually point out that the great players play great in the crutch. Great players make others great. Alex Rodriquez needed to go 5 for 5 or 4 for 5 but he didn’t. He needed to hit with guys on base. He didn’t. I will concede that Alex Rodriguez is one of the best of all time but in the clutch I’ll take Boston’s David Ortiz who hit .714 when his team needed him. I’ll take

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Ohio election results being flushed

I think by now everyone knows that something funky happened in Ohio in 2004. In violation of federal law, those election records like 18 minutes missing on Nixon’s tapes are being lost or destroyed. ———- From AlterNet: Two-thirds of Ohio counties have destroyed or lost their 2004 presidential ballots and related election records, according to letters from county election officials to the Ohio Secretary of State, Jennifer Brunner. The lost records violate Ohio law, which states federal election records must be kept for 22 months after Election Day, and a U.S. District Court order issued last September that the 2004 ballots

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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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