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Batman – almost

Last night, I almost went to Batman. Yesterday, in fact, could be summed up as an entire day of almosts. You see, I thought I was off yesterday. In my line of work, trauma surgeon, you really have to be mentally prepared to work. I thought I was off yesterday. I took a golf lesson. Then I played 18 holes. Well, almost. I really only played 16 holes of golf because I was paged on the 16th hole. A nurse had a simple question. Before I returned the page, I checked the call schedule (using my cell phone). Damn. I’m on

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The Errington Thompson Show 9-27-08

Now here’s a great show for you. We discussed the bailout where we saw an initial compromise, then we it disappeared. I spent a good deal of time discussing the first presidential debate. My special guest was Kurt Eichenwald, a great friend and best selling author (The Informant, Conspiracy of Fools). Finally, we discussed the financial crisis. I received a great call from a guy who just isn’t buying any of this from Bush or Paulson.

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Brownback to throw in the towel

Senator Brownback will be the latest presidential candidate to throw in the towel.  Sam Brownback simply wasn’t able to raise enough money.  He raised about $3.4 million and spent over $4.1 million. —— From TPM: The lower tier of Republican candidates is reportedly about to shrink a little bit — Sam Brownback is expected to drop out of the race tomorrow. Brownback’s campaign had never really caught fire, with him raising only $4 million and coming in third at the Iowa Straw Poll behind Mike Huckabee, a rival for the social conservative vote. So where will Brownback’s support, such as it

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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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