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Reflection, More Work

(I wrote this for the Urban News in November 2020.) Well, thankfully, the hand wringing is over. For days after the election I had anxiety and nervousness. I was constantly checking my cell phone and the TV news networks and the old radio. Finally, it is over. Former VP Joe Biden won the presidential election!!! Sen. Kamala Harris has been elected to serve as vice president. In the meantime, our current president has been … well, he has been himself. He has spun up conspiracy theories about our elections. The only conspiracy theory that he hasn’t thrown out there on Twitter

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News Roundup – Romney, Domestic Spying, Zimmerman, Ricin and more

Oh, poor Mitt Romney. It seems that every three or four weeks we hear from a somber Mitt Romney. Damn, he was “this close” to winning the election. Remember the original reason that he lost wasn’t that he was a terrible candidate who made the Republican base nervous. No. Instead, it was that the president and Democrats gave Americans stuff. Now, Mitt Romney was on Fox News, telling their sad, tearful conservative viewers that, “I spoke with a leading Democrat, one of the top leaders of the Democratic party and he said, ‘I thought you had won, one week out…’” Romney

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Vote

It is that time. Vote. Early voting has ended. Voting, regular, honest to goodness voting starts on 11/6. Be there. Why? Because it is really our country. We can really determine the direction of America if we stand up and speak up. From Daily Kos: Vote411. Plug in your address and find out where your polling station is and information about your registration. An interactive map with hundreds of links to state-by-state election websites, including voter guides, provisional voting information and polling place hours and locations. 1-800-311-8683 Voter Help Line set up by the Democratic Party 1-866-MYVOTE1 (866-698-6831) 1-866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683) 1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (en Español)

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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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A Letter to America

The Thirteeneth Juror

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