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Former President calls for lasting peace in the Middle East

President Carter continues to be a thoughtful leader.  His Op-Ed in today’s WaPo points the way out of this mess. It is inarguable that Israel has a right to defend itself against attacks on its citizens, but it is inhumane and counterproductive to punish civilian populations in the illogical hope that somehow they will blame Hamas and Hezbollah for provoking the devastating response. The result instead has been that broad Arab and worldwide support has been rallied for these groups, while condemnation of both Israel and the United States has intensified.

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Brownie Calls for Chertoff's resignation

When is Michael Brown, former FEMA director, going to learn that we simply don’t care what he has to say. He has lied to us all a number of occasions. Someone needs to take the microphone away from this man. The Associated Press has released a video which reveals that President Bush was briefed about the severity of hurricane Katrina. Again, this is not news. There was no doubt in my mind that he was briefed. The big question is did he hear and did he understand. There are calls for a special commission to investigate the failures in Hurricane Katrina.

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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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