Tag: conflict

Russia Conflict With Georgia

So what’s going on? Georgia tried to get control of a state which held leanings toward Russia. It is not clear why Georgia chose that time to make a move. Were we consulted prior to Georgia making this move. If so, what did we say? Russia– knowing that the U.S. is hamstrung in Iraq and Afghanistan– opened up a huge can of whoop-ass on Georgia. I may be mistaken, but I think that this is the opportunity that Russia has been waiting for. They want to return to their status as a superpower. Nothing like flexing a little muscle to show

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McCain opens his mouth then inserts his foot

Keith Olbermann and Rachel Maddow discuss John McCain’s comments from a recent townhall meeting. John McCain was talking about his new energy plan and he said, “That will then prevent us from having ever to send our men and women in conflict again in the Middle East.” Wow! Where’s Reverend Jeremiah Wright to cover this up?

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Pakistan more violent conflict can't be far off

Let’s see if you take a military ruler and then place him in region with a democratic reformer with a large following what do you get?  It was only a couple of weeks ago that the former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto returned to Pakistan.  She has condemned the suspenion of the constitution.  This situation is ripe for some significant violence. Of course, the US is deep in this crisis.  The Washington Post reported that Cheney’s office are practically running Pakistan’s foreign policy.  ———— From CNN.com: Bhutto said she agreed with his diagnosis, but not the cure. “I believe it is dictatorship

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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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