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I got you, babe

In the late 1970s, Sonny and Cher sang this cute tune. They were singing to each other. Now our Senators are singing the same song to Wall Street. Brown-Kaufman was a reasonable proposal. It limited the size of banks to a percentage of our GDP. The proposal went down in flames. Why? Wouldn’t limiting bank size actually help the middle class? I thought that’s what Congress wanted to do… help the middle class? Simon Johnson has more: The Brown-Kaufman SAFE Banking Amendment proposed a hard size cap on our largest banks, limiting their assets to a very small fraction of the

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Smart men do it with knowledge

Smart men do it with knowledge. I always wanted to make that into a bumper sticker. 🙂 This was just my opinion since I like to think of myself as a smart guy. Now there is proof. From LiveScience: Smart men rejoice: Turns out that intelligent people are generally healthier than their less-clever peers – studies have shown that brainiacs are, for instance, less likely to suffer from heart disease and Alzheimer’s. Scientists have suggested that smart people may score less stressful jobs in safer places and that they may make better lifestyle choices, for instance by exercising more and eating

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Bill Moyers on Countdown

The Bill Moyers Journal is one of the television shows that I tape every week. I love his take on different subjects including the media, Iraq, the U.S. attorney scandal and earmarks. He had Keith Olbermann on a couple of months ago. Now, it is Olbermann’s turn to have Bill on. They discuss Senator John McCain’s campaign spin on the Newsweek’s cover story about Senator Barack Obama. They also cover Jeremiah Wright and our bumper sticker news coverage. There is no in-depth coverage of almost anything.

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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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