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The next windmill for the President to fight

President Bush has gone out of his way to rally the American people behind inflated or imagined problems. Al Qaeda, Osama Bin Laden, death tax, without tax cuts the economic will sputter, do you remember those oldies but goodies? Well, earmarks are the latest boogie man. Are earmarks bad? Yep. Are they worse than spending billions in Iraq? Doubt it. Are they worse than leaving New Orleans in the lurch? Nope. I don’t believe that the President has any real intention of stomping out all earmarks. Instead, he is trying to get the public whipped up about something that he can

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Romney should not be the next president

That is the headline of the New Hampshire Concord Monitor. There must have been an overwhelming amount of support for the paper to endorse what is a negative endorsement. ———- Here are the highlights from the Concord Monitor: If you were building a Republican presidential candidate from a kit, imagine what pieces you might use: an athletic build, ramrod posture, Reaganesque hair, a charismatic speaking style and a crisp dark suit. You’d add a beautiful wife and family, a wildly successful business career and just enough executive government experience. You’d pour in some old GOP bromides – spending cuts and lower

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Bloomberg positioning himself to be the next Ross Perot

Rumors are flying about Mayor Bloomberg. To be honest I’m a little tired of millionaires or in this case billionaires running for political office. Why can’t a college professor run for political office and win? Why because it costs too much money to run for office. That brings us back to the millionaires and billionaires. The whole thing kinda makes me ill. —— From NYT: Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced Tuesday that he was dropping his Republican affiliation, a step that could clear the way for him to make an independent bid for the presidency. The announcement was released during a

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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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