Tag: kenya

Why the Right Got It so Massively, Completely and Totally Wrong

For four years, the Right have been developing, building and constructing their own universe. There is ample evidence that Republicans continue to insulate themselves from the real world. In the Republican world the new Black Panthers are worthy of endless coverage. Sure, there are only five of these guys and 99% of all blacks in the United States have never heard of them, but to Republicans they are mainstream news. In the Republican world, the problem with United States is not that women don’t get paid at the same rate as men for doing the same job. Instead, the problem is

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Combat Birther Craziness! (Updated)

On one hand, you might feel as though you have to say something. On the other hand, though, sadly, you know it is futile. It’s like arguing with one of those folks who don’t believe that we landed on the moon or those who believe that we attacked ourselves on 9/11. There is no amount of evidence that will convince them that they are wrong. I have gone out of my way to stay away from this craziness. This is the way that the conservatives have worked for over 40 years. It’s the Nixon playbook. If you can’t beat them on the facts…

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Violence in Kenya

I have read many of the stories about the violence in Kenya following their elections. It appears that an election was stolen. It seems that if these guys would have talked to Karl Rove they could have stolen the election without anyone raising an eyebrow for weeks or months. ——— From CNN.com: The orgy of violence that has greeted Kenya’s disputed election result has led to hundreds of deaths and forced tens of thousands to flee their homes. But away from the tragic human cost, the unrest has also provoked concerns about the stability of the east African country’s economy, until

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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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