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Okay, I’m just gonna have to go all Doctor on you now – health care reform

I posted this article about three years ago in the heat of the health care reform debate. I thought that I would post it again. On the Last Word, they talked about how we got here. This is what I wrote a couple of years ago (psst… we need a single-payer system): I’ve talked about health care reform over and over again (I don’t see how Joan does it every day without going insane). I’ve talked about healthcare from an emotional standpoint and from an American legislative standpoint. I’ve talked about all the benefits of health care reform. Well, I’d like

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Friday Morning News Roundup

A couple of days ago, we heard that John McCain had made a “double secret” trip to Syria. I suspect, on Sunday, we’ll see John McCain on one, two or possibly three networks. Does anybody believe that Senator McCain is going to say anything else besides how much we need to increase our military presence in Syria? Seriously, would you expect anything else? I would’ve been surprised if John McCain had come back and said, “You know what, the situation in Syria is really complex. We can’t figure out who is who. I don’t know who the good guys or the

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Olbermann is out at CurrenTV

This is kind of sad. I like Keith, but there was something missing from his new show. It wasn’t must-watch TV. I don’t know what happened. I’m not sure that anyone has announced the “official word.” Keith Olbermann has been somewhat volatile and temperamental. I’m sorry. Eliot Spitzer is a very smart man indeed, but he ain’t Keith. Keith understands television. From TPM: To the Viewers of Current: We created Current to give voice to those Americans who refuse to rely on corporate-controlled media and are seeking an authentic progressive outlet. We are more committed to those goals today than ever before. Current

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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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