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Blog Changes

My old theme was killing me. I don’t know why, but I just didn’t like it. I’m hoping that I like this theme a little better. If you have some ideas on how you would want the blog to look please let me know. For reasons that are unclear, I wandered into my blog roll. I’m not sure why I did that. Many links were dead. Pam’s House Blend had moved to FireDogLake. I didn’t know that. Then Pam closed the blog due to health reasons, I think. She was a wonderful voice on the internet. She will be missed. Glenn

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9/11 – My Beginning

I’ve spent most of today reading and reflecting on my education over the last decade. I don’t remember the first time I heard the word Al Qaeda. I don’t remember the first time I ever heard the name Osama bin Laden. I do remember where I was on September 11, 2001. I had been up most of the night taking care of trauma patients and I was sleeping in the morning. The phone rang and it was my mother-in-law. She is and was the Sentinel. She was always scanning the news. She called to tell us to turn on the TV.

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What happened to Maverick McCain?

Personally, I think it has something to do with older politicians. They just don’t recognize that the field has changed. In the late 1980s and early 1990s you could say one thing on Monday and say a completely different thing on Friday and almost nobody would pay attention. For that matter, once Walter Cronkite stepped down, it seemed like America lost its memory. We can’t remember squat. Politicians took advantage of our collective memory deficit disorder. John McCain was one of those politicians. Now, we have the Internet, blogs and the Rachel Maddow Show. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news,

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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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