Tag: bluster

News Roundup – Government Shutdown, Iran, Marital Secrets

For those who like the creepy or macabre, there’s video of Aaron Alexis walking around the Navy Yard with a Remington 870 shotgun. I don’t see how we avoid a government shutdown. The Democrats are not going to negotiate on a bill that’s already passed Congress and has already been verified by the Supreme Court. ObamaCare is the law of the land. The Democrats are not going to back down or cave on this issue. President Barack Obama said that he is not going to negotiate with the good faith and credit of the American government. I think this is the

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Tuesday Night News Roundup

Tuesday Night News Roundup Do you remember that song by a group called The Sylvers? Boogie Fever?It was a perfectly forgettable song from the mid-1970s. It also proved that disco was clearly not going to last. 🙂 It seems to me that Washington has developed sequester fever. In every newspaper you pick up there’s a large story on the sequester and what it means to you and me. Every political blog has taken a stance on the sequester. Congress has until Friday to come up with some solution or we will all face the sequester consequences. In my mind, we’ve come

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Obama's budget passes

Republicans are mad. Really mad. After all of their bluster, the Democrats manage to stay together and pass a budget. Again, not one Republican vote.  It seems to me that this is a remarkable feat. Democrats don’t seem to stick together on much of anything, but somehow they managed to stick together on the budget.  President Barack Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi are to be congratulated for guiding this through.  All of the talk of the Blue Dog (fiscal conservative) Democrats in the Senate and House went nowhere, I guess.  Maybe they were just puffed

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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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