Tag: calm

Scalia Says to Country: "Get Over it"

There is a sense of calm that comes over a professor once he or she gets tenured. All of a sudden they are free to write and say what they please without the risk of being fired. Judge Antonio Scalia sits on the Supreme Court like a tenured professor. He proved that he is skilled at spinning a political discussion just like “regular” politicos. For him to point to Al Gore and suggest that it was his fault that the Supreme Court took the case or that they made what is one of the worst decisions in modern history is laughable.

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Markets okay

I always get nervous when someone tells me to be calm.  ————- From Forbes.com: Perhaps it will be known as the “Bernanke rebound.” Coming off a 416-point plunge, the Dow Jones industrial average climbed more than 100 points by midday on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said that he expects moderate economic growth and that no single factor caused the Dow’s nose dive on Tuesday. By the closing bell, some of those gains receded, as the Dow rose 52.39 points, or 0.4%, to end at 12,268.63. Yet investors still appeared more confident than they did early in the morning,

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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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