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Ukraine, Donald Trump and Nuclear Weapons

It is hard if not impossible to keep up with everything that is going on within the last 24-48 hours. Somehow, Ukraine is back in the news. The president made a call to the new Ukrainian Pres. and basically said that he wanted Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden to be investigated. The implications worried that if the investigation were to get underway, Pres. Trump would free up hundreds of millions of dollars in military aid to Ukraine. Why are we sending hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Ukraine? The answer is somewhat complex. In the 90s, the

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Nuclear Weapons

Today is the 70th anniversary of the dropping of the nuclear bomb on Nagasaki. It is probably a good time to review our own nuclear weapons. From the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists: Given this lack of attention to nuclear weapons, it’s not surprising that in August 2007 a B-52 accidentally flew six nuclear-tipped cruise missiles across the country, from North Dakota to Louisiana, or that four nuclear-missile fuses were mistakenly shipped to Taiwan in 2006. Gates was correct to hold Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Michael Moseley and Air Force Secretary Michael Wynne responsible for their lack of attention to nuclear

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Obama Derangement Syndrome: Iranian Episode

If you haven’t noticed, our country has split up into two separate tribes – Idiots and Morons. Each tribe has approximately 30-40% of the population. (There’s a separate group that doesn’t belong either tribe that seems to always keep its head stuck firmly in the sand. I really won’t cover or discuss the Independents.) The great thing about this tribal system is that you can take any subject, any subject, and within a few seconds you know where another American stands on every issue because we all root for our tribe. If an American is against abortion, that must mean they don’t

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

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