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Where’s the Outrage? 10/28/06 Podcast

Ops.  I have gotten behind in posting my show. Here’s the podcast. We have never been about staying the course.  We are for changing language without really changing anything.  Tony Snow only found eight times where the President said “stay the course.”  Olbermann found 29 repetitions of “stay[ing] the course.”  Google remains a tool that the White House can’t figure out how to use.  (He even hears “stay the course” in Spanish.)  94 deaths in Iraq so far this month beg the question why did we go to Iraq? My guests.  I feel very lucky that I have had some great

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500 Days by Kurt Eichenwald

500 days by Kurt Eichenwald For generations we will be studying the immediate aftermath of 9/11 with the same intense scrutiny that we studied the Civil War, Pearl Harbor and the Revolutionary war. There will be scholars who will agree and disagree about this decision or that decision. There are several books that have already addressed the atmosphere before 9/11 and immediately afterward. One of the best books, in my opinion, was Richard Clarke’s Against All Enemies. This book was a personal yet comprehensive account of how the United States throughout the 1990s and early in the Bush administration struggled to

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Prior to the Invasion of Iraq, America Was Like a Runaway Train

I will still submit that State of War: The Secret History of the CIA And the Bush Administration by James Risen is a great book, one that I’ve highly recommended. It is simply one of the best books I’ve read about the Bush administration in the last three or four years. I keep referring to that book over and over again. The book recounts a number of scenarios that the CIA tried prior to the invasion of Iraq in order to really delineate whether Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction. One of those efforts focused on an anesthesiologist named Dr.

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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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A Letter to America

The Thirteeneth Juror

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