Tag: kansas

Thoughts on Dr. George Tiller (update)

I did not know Dr. George Tiller. I’m not sure if any my friends knew him. I do know that I’m deeply saddened by this act of violence. Dr. George Tiller, whether you believe in what he did or not, was the kind of physician we all would like to be. In the face of incredible danger, after being shot, after having his office bombed… he continued to serve his patients. His bravery needs to be commended. I guess my question tonight is: Where’s our government? There were some people out there (including Bill O’Reilly who did 29 separate segments on

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Memphis-Kansas Final

I can’t imagine working hard enough to put yourself into position of wining the NCAA basketball championship only to give the trophy away by missing free throws. Missing free throws!! There is no excuse. Memphis missed five in a row, if my count was correct. They missed them down the stretch in the last three to four minutes of the game. All they needed was to make one out of five and the championship was theirs. Memphis handed the trophy to Kansas. In high school, we shot 20 at the end of every practice. If you didn’t make 50 percent then

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GOP in Kansas is splintering

If you haven’t read the book, What’s the Matter with Kansas?  You should.  It is great.  Anyway, this article shows that Kansas has figured out that the Republican Party is not doing the kinds of things that they have said that they were going to do.  From WaPo: Phill Kline is not one to slink away — and the ideological wars inside the Kansas Republican Party show no sign of ending. The fiercely antiabortion Republican attorney general in Kansas lost his reelection bid in November when moderate Republicans voted in droves for Paul Morrison, a longtime Johnson County district attorney who

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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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