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The Importance of Education

It is more important than ever for us to stay informed. Misinformation is being shoveled at us at an alarming rate. We cannot count on mainstream media to filter out the lies or to even do basic fact-checking. It is up to us to be educated. A True PickleWell, the Republicans have ousted their own Speaker, Kevin McCarthy. The idiocy of such a move cannot be overstated. Remember, it was less than a year ago when we went through an excruciating process of 15 ballots before McCarthy was elected. Republicans have a slim majority in the House. Within the Republican Party,

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Interview with Joan McCarter from the Daily Kos

I was privileged to host the Jeff Messer Show on Monday and Tuesday. I was extremely happy to interview Joan McCarter from the Daily Kos. Joan has been one of the featured bloggers on the Daily Kos for more than five years. We discuss what’s going on on Capitol Hill; rather, what is not going on. Filibusters, repealing ObamaCare, government shutdown and more. Let me know what you think. Enjoy.

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Friday Morning News Roundup

Friday Morning News Roundup There are many lessons to be learned and studied from the disaster that is characterized generally as Hurricane Sandy. One of these lessons that I’ve been studying has to do with the two hospitals which were evacuated. One of the best articles that I’ve read so far was published in the New England Journal of Medicine. This is clearly worth a read. For weeks, I’ve said that there really is no fiscal cliff. The heightened rhetoric that we’ve seen in the media by pundits and politicians can only be categorized as nauseating. First of all, Congress is

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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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The Thirteeneth Juror

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