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I’m going to work. More later – From Political Animal: Mexico: “President Barack Obama is ‘deeply saddened and outraged’ at news of the murders of a federal employee and two relatives of workers at the U.S. consulate in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, an administration spokesman said.” Netanyahu is sorry U.S. officials are upset, but Israel¬†isn’t changing course: “In the face of sharp American disapproval of an Israeli plan for an East Jerusalem building project, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu firmly rejected Monday any curbs on new Jewish settlements in and around Jerusalem.” (ed. This is a big deal. This is a very big

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Justice David Souter to Step Down

Reality is completely strange and unpredictable. President Barack Obama is juggling 10 or 15 major crises. Now there reports that Justice David H. Souter plans on retiring. At age 69, Souter is far from the oldest justice on the Supreme Court. Justice John Paul Stevens is 89. I thought Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who just underwent surgery for pancreatic cancer, would retire soon. She’s given no indication that she is planning on retiring any time in the near future. To underscore how far the Republican Party has drifted to the right, David Souter was nominated by George H. W. Bush. David

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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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