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What's going on – Tuesday Night News Roundup

Tuesday Night News Roundup I watched portions of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton‘s confirmation hearing. From what I saw, I thought she performed well. I thought she reflected Obama’s foreign-policy positions extremely well. Senator David Vitter from Louisiana, connected with prostitution both in Washington, DC and in Louisiana, began a lengthy discussion about the Clinton Global Initiative and the Clinton Foundation. Republicans are worried about a conflict of interest. No, seriously. It couldn’t be that Republicans are enjoying the fact that they can kick around Bill Clinton again. Instead, they’re worried about ethics. A few names just popped into my head – Blackwater, Halliburton, Representative

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Thomas Sowell Didn't Write This, But I'll Comment Anyway

Thomas Sowell is not just any conservative syndicated columnist. He is also an economist and senior fellow at the Hoover Institute at Stanford University. Because this man happens to be black, I have received his same column titled “Random Thoughts” on three separate occasions. Unfortunately, this pile of non sequiturs and outright insults was not actually written by him. (Here is a list of his recent columns. Although 4 of them are titled “Random Thoughts,” none of them come close to this pile of garbage.) There are about 20 or 30 emails that have been floating around the internet for approximately

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The Errington Thompson Show 8-16-08

Join Errington for the latest in national politics and sports! Topics include Russia-Georgia conflict and the response of the US…what is going on? Isaac Hayes, and more! This week, I decide that I would like to review the famous August 6th Presidential Daily Brief and the Downing Street Memo. I invite 2 great guests to discuss these important papers Greg Mitchell from Editor and Publisher and Faiz Shakir at thinkprogress.org. Also, note how I freeze when Faiz gives me a compliment. I’m not use to that. Great show. Enjoy!

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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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