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They aren’t working for us

When I grew up, in the ’70s, it seemed as if every week 60 Minutes would have a blockbuster story. Over the years, the CBS news program seems to have lost its focus and hard-hitting journalism. Last night, they seemed to be getting back into form. Last night, they revealed that many Congressman, as most of us thought, aren’t working for us. We elect them to represent our interests in Washington. It appears that many of our congressmen are more interested in lining their own pockets than they are in passing legislation that helps the American people. This isn’t a Republican

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MLP – Do we need Black History Month

Melissa Harris-Perry is one of the most intelligent, thoughtful and dramatic people on the political scene.  She has moved from Princeton to Tulane. I suspect that NOLA will change. She is a force. In her latest article in The Nation she answers the question why we still need a Black History month. From the Nation: We are in the final hours of February 2011. These are the last moments of this year’s Black History Month. February is always my busiest month for travel and public lectures as I join dozens of other professors whose research takes on sudden relevance for four short

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Juan Williams gets canned

Hey, I upgraded my blog yesterday. If there are any troubles please let me know. Thanks!! Those of us who have sat back and looked at the media knew this was going to happen sooner or later. Juan Williams, longtime contributor to NPR, has been fired. He hasn’t been fired for anything he has said on NPR, but for his other job. He has been the “liberal” on Fox news for some time now. As the “liberal” it is his job to make Bill O’Reilly, Sean Hannity and others on Fox news seem less crazy. It is his job to agree

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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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