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Wednesday Morning News Roundup

Wednesday Morning News Roundup I really don’t understand how a twitter account can get hacked. Specifically, a twitter account of a major news outlet like the Associated Press. How does this happen? The results could have been really, really catastrophic. Yesterday, the Associated Press mistakenly tweeted that the White House was bombed. Wall Street went berserk. Even if it were for a short period of time, this could’ve been a real problem. Late last week, I was having lunch with my brother and my sister in Dallas. Our waitress was one of those smiley, bubbly twentysomethings who was very pleasant. After

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The Craziness of Donald Trump

I was on call last night and somewhat busy. Because of a boatload paperwork in my office, I did not get an afternoon nap, so I have been up for more than 24 hours. I hope I can make some sense. If my post is completely thoughtless, let me know, I’ll fix it when I get up this afternoon. About a year ago, I picked up the game of golf. My wife and I have been taking lessons. We play and practice together often. Because I’ve taken up golf, I have discovered the Golf Channel. Never really looked at the Golf

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Why FOX News isn't a news organization

Look, it really doesn’t matter that you or I disagree with FOX News. It doesn’t matter that the “news” that they choose to highlight really isn’t newsworthy (remember the mainstream media covered the balloon fiasco ad nauseum for more than two straight hours). Instead, what distinguishes FOX from a real news outlet is its promotion of events to oppose and overthrow the legitimately elected Barack Obama government. Again, it is not their support, but their willingness to fund, organize and market these events. So the fact that Sean Hannity and Bill O’Reilly are blowhards doesn’t bother me (although I do like

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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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