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What's Going On – News Round Up

  • First, an update to a story that I posted yesterday. It was about the Texas GOP and a vendor at the state convention that had a “special” Obama button. Well, the Texas GOP has decided that they didn’t want them. They have been booted.
  • Coca production in Columbia is up. When we talk about wasteful spending when are we going to add the War on Drugs which has been a huge failure.
  • Washington paid tribute to Tim Russert.
  • More flooding in the midwest. When is our president going to actually go to Iowa and Illinois?
  • Tiger Woods is out for the rest of the season to have knee surgery that he should have had 10 months ago.
  • The Boston Celtics win the most anti-climatic NBA finals, ever. Every knew who was supposed to win since the start of the season.
By |2008-06-18T20:21:29-04:00June 18th, 2008|Domestic Issues, Sports|Comments Off on What's Going On – News Round Up

The Errington Thompson Show 3-1-08

Great show.  I review several of the lies or untruths that have been circulating about Barack Obama.  Then I talk with Scott Horton who writes for Harper’s Magazine’s No Comment blog and guest lectures at Columbia University.  He is a human rights lawyer.  Scott has been writing about the Don Siegelman story for quite a while.    Enjoy.

By |2012-05-08T11:48:42-04:00March 1st, 2008|Legal, Podcasts|2 Comments

Ahmandinejad at Columbia

I’m not sure what Mahmoud Ahmandinejad thought was going to happen when he went to Columbia University. If I were President of that University, my introduction remarks would have been kinder and my language more diplomatic but the meaning would have been the same.  I applaud President Bollinger for inviting and then questioning this clown of a President.

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From MSNBC.com:

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad questioned the official version of the Sept. 11 attacks and defended the right to cast doubt on the Holocaust in a tense appearance Monday at Columbia University, whose president accused the hard-line leader of behaving like “a petty and cruel dictator.”

Columbia President Lee Bollinger and audience members took Ahmadinejad to task over Iran’s human-rights record and foreign policy, as well as Ahmadinejad’s statements denying the Holocaust and calling for the disappearance of Israel.  (more…)

By |2007-09-25T00:10:14-04:00September 25th, 2007|Bush Administration, Iran|Comments Off on Ahmandinejad at Columbia
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