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NFL: A Few Thoughts on Super Bowl Weekend

The NFL has really grown a special product over the last 20-30 years. The Super Bowl has become an event like no other. Later on today, the San Francisco 49ers will take on the Baltimore Ravens. In my mind, there’s no clear favorite. The San Francisco 49ers are a young and versatile team. The Baltimore Ravens are older and possibly wiser. I will not go into a detailed discussion about both teams but there are plenty of blogs that can do that with much more detail than I can. I believe this game will come down to Joe Flacco. I believe

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Cheney admits he supported torture (updated)

This isn’t as much of a revelation as some in the media think it is. Vice President Dick Cheney admitted that he supported the program of “harsh techniques” (torture). Supporting a program is different from authorizing the program. I’m not sure Cheney revealed anything new. [display_podcast] From RS: Monday, outgoing Vice President Dick Cheney made a startling statement on a nation-wide, televised broadcast. When asked by ABC News reporter Jonathan Karl whether he approved of interrogation tactics used against a so-called “high value prisoner” at the controversial Guantanamo Bay prison, Mr. Cheney, in a break from his history of being press-shy, admitted to

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

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