Tag: blood pressure

Miles Davis – So What

Probably one of the most influential jazz musicians, playing one of the influential jazz tunes of all-time. I originally posted this several years ago. I would like to ask the guys at S&P to kiss a part of my anatomy but that’s not civilized. So, I’ll play a little music and let my blood pressure settle down. Since S&P was an integral part of the fraud that was the mortgage bubble, I don’t see why the Department of Justice doesn’t take the gloves off. You downgrade us over some stupidness, then I’ll throw your butt in jail over helping to take

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Healthcare Week: Describing the Problem

Healthcare is a huge topic. I’m going to try to define the problem and lay out thoughtful solutions over the next several days. We can all look at the report that came out several months ago and see a large part of the problem. 50.7 million people who live in the United States do not have health insurance. This is up to 16.7% of the total population in the United States. The number of Americans with private health insurance has dropped to 194 million people. (There are over 310 million people in the United States.) So, the question is, how do

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I hope he gets killed within the first 24 hours

This was posted on the DailyKos.  I thought it was a very important post, so I’m re-posting it here.  Gail appears to be a good and thoughtful person.  Unfortunately, there are many people who are not thoughtful about politics.  They have a set of beliefs – Liberal = good, Conservative = bad or vice versa.  That is their framework to make it through the day.  Everything fits in their frame.  These people are not really going to change their minds.  There is no argument that will change their frame.  You are wasting your breath talking to these folks. Since, I have

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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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