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Saturday Night News Roundup

I would like to reinforce and clarify my thoughts from the other day. I don’t think that any law restricting or regulating guns is going to be perfect. I think that thoughtful regulation should decrease the probability of mass shooting in the future. That’s it. President George H. W. Bush is out of the ICU. No clue what was really wrong with him. I pray that he continues to improve. Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) points out that we could follow Grover Norquist over the fiscal cliff. Ed Markey has thrown his hat into the ring for John Kerry’s old Senate seat.

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Grab Bag Tuesday Evening

I am deeply saddened by the death of Elizabeth Edwards. Just yesterday, we heard that there was nothing more that the doctors could do and that should’ve been a clue that she was gravely ill. Her spunk and moxy are what drew many Democrats to her husband. My heart goes out to her family. May she rest in peace. Turmoil in the NFL. What’s new? The New York Jets got toasted last night. The New England Patriots boldly made the case for their being the best team in the NFL (without Randy Moss). Denver fired their coach, a very interesting and

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MI Challenge

From EmptyWheel who is live blogging from the meeting: As I said in this post, I was skeptical that Mark Brewer–the MDP Chair–would be able to make a strong case for the 69-59 split. I was wrong. The key to Mark Brewer’s success was in stating clearly that there was no way to measure the “fair reflection” of the intent of the voters who participated in the presidential selection process because, as he pointed out, there was no primary, convention, or caucus, that actually measured it. And that’s the fundamental truth that made the Clusterf&ck the Clusterf&ck it was. By starting

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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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