Tag: deadly

Deadly storms

Isn’t it February? February is a time for snow and snow storms. Blizzards in the northeast and sub-zero temperatures around the Great Lakes are normal for this time of year but instead, we got Spring-like tornadoes that torn through Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama and Georgia. 50 people have died. Hundreds injured. The saddest part of all of this is that we get to the see FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) at work, again. I’m not sure I can stomach, Michael Chertoff lying to us again about how they have everything under control. ——— From NYT: President Bush said Wednesday that he

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Very Deadly year in Iraq

I know. I know. The neocons are going to say that because of the “surge” more Americans are in harm’s way. Yep. That is correct. My question is why are they over there in the first place. What is our goal? A Jeffersonian Democracy? Iraq able to defend itself from whom? Iran? If that’s our goal, then we should have left Saddam in place. So many lives lost for no clear reason. Very troubling. Very sad. (BTW, when did the spelling of Al Qaeda change?) ————- From MSNBC: Six U.S. troops were killed when insurgents ambushed their foot patrol in the

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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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