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Mitt Romney and Bain Capital

Gov. Mitt Romney, former CEO and founder of Bain Capital, has in essence told us that he is qualified to be president because of his knowledge of the economy and his success as a businessman. Personally, let me say that I have no grudge or animosity towards Mitt Romney, Bain Capital or the fact that Mitt Romney is extremely wealthy. Mitt Romney has proven beyond a shadow of a doubt that he knows how to make money. He and Bain Capital have used every trick in the book in order to make money. They have used the tax system to their

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Who’s holding the winning hand: The Justice System

Continuing my discussion on race – over the past week, I’ve been trying to logically discuss race, as I see it, in America. (here, here and here) For me, the discussion started when I found out that a 17-year-old young man named Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by George Zimmerman. The tragedy of this incident cannot be overstated. I started talking about this tragic incident little over a week ago. Now, the mainstream media has picked up the story. Charles Blow, one of my favorite New York Times writers, has picked up the story. In one of his strongest paragraphs

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Tornado in Massachusetts

Although tornado alley is not specifically defined, I think of it as the area of northern Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, southern Missouri, northern Louisiana and western Tennessee. Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas report the most tornadoes of any state in the union. Although tornadoes can form almost anywhere, is very unusual to see a tornado as far north as Massachusetts. Yesterday, four people died in a tornado outbreak in Massachusetts. I have no idea if they have tornado warning system like they do on the South. From the Boston Globe: Tornadoes tore through Western and Central Massachusetts yesterday, killing at least four people,

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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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