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Obama’s 2nd Inauguration

I don’t know about you, but every now and then I have to pinch myself. I still don’t truly believe that Barack Obama was elected the first time. I remember his walking hand in hand with Michelle in the middle of Pennsylvania Avenue. I just … let’s just say I had bad thoughts. A second inauguration? No way. Yet, it did happen. It was wonderful.   I have heard the pundits slice and dice Obama’s address. In my opinion, he just said that we need an America where everyone has the opportunity to be great. Everyone can get a good education. Everyone has

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Jon Stewart – Restoring Sanity

Here is Jon Stewart’s closing speech at his Rally to Restore Sanity. (As I mentioned in my comments earlier today, on this blog, I will insist on a reasonable discussion. I’m happy to discuss the issues with anybody. I will not put up with name calling. It just isn’t necessary. As a matter fact, it is unnecessarily inflammatory. Therefore, certain comments may mysteriously disappear if I don’t think they’re civil. I’m happy to have people disagree with me and others on this blog. It has been said before that it is possible to disagree without being disagreeable. I appreciate everyone who

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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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