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Late Thursday Night News Roundup

Late Thursday Night News Roundup Fungus in the brain. Yuck. This is what government is all about. It is protecting us from business. I’m not saying that the New England Compounding Center did anything wrong. What I’m saying is that if the government does its job stuff like this rarely happens. (For those who are somehow unaware, a steroid injection meant to be injected into the spinal canal has been contaminated with a fungus. I have never heard of anything like this. 20 patients have died. Over 250 patients have become sick. I have never even heard of this fungus –

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Immigration and the confusion of the Right

Obama recently talked about immigration reform: A friend of mine has written an interesting post (funny and not serious) on immigration. His political ideology is clearly to the right of center. He is a businessman who has done well and unfortunately has bought into a lot of the rhetoric of the Right. He and many others in the conservative movement have charged that Obama has no intention of protecting Arizona and other states from economic refugees. (This is the term that I use for illegal immigrants because it more precisely defines why they’re here and why they’ve been allowed to stay

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My problem with this latest terrorist attack

From its earliest creation, the no-fly list has been problematic at best. I don’t know how you get on this list. I also have no idea how you get off the list. It remains unclear who checks the list to make sure the people who are on this list should be on it. From my standpoint, I really don’t care who is in charge of the list and who maintains it just as long as the list is accurate. Five years ago, Yusef Islam, more commonly known as Cat Stevens, the guy who sang Peace Train was found to be on

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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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