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Grab Bag – Friday

Really running late this morning. Sick patient on the way to the ER. From Political Animal: Japan: “Amid widening alarm in the United States and elsewhere about Japan’s nuclear crisis, military fire trucks began spraying cooling water on spent fuel rods at the country’s stricken nuclear power station late Thursday after earlier efforts to cool the rods failed, Japanese officials said. The United States’ top nuclear official followed up his bleak appraisal of the grave situation at the plant the day before with a caution that it would ‘take some time, possibly weeks,’ to resolve.” President Obama offered an update this

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Grab Bag – Monday

Good morning. Here are a couple of things. With the chaos that is going on in Japan, a friend of mine sent me an e-mail about a power plant that we have on an active fault line. Diablo Canyon Power Plant is not far from not one, not two faultlines. It is designed to withstand a quake of 7.5 magnitude. It just gives me pause. I would prefer a nice wind farm. It appears that a group of Republicans still believe that Yucca Mountain should be our national repository for nuclear waste. A man who was swept out to sea, after

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Grab Bag – Wednesday Night

It is sad when you are so old that it takes you several days to recover from a very busy day in the hospital. Anyway, I would like to throw a couple things to you on a Wednesday evening. The US government has ordered British Petroleum to use a less toxic disbursement. I was just wondering, when they use the disbursement where does the oil go? If we’re just spreading it around, how is that helpful? Is Apple King of the hill? Is Microsoft yesterday’s news? BP may be intentionally underestimating the amount of oil that’s being released into the Gulf

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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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