Tag: really

A really expensive smartphone

These days just about everyone has a smartphone. Dumb phones are a thing of the past. They are so 1999. Now days everyone is trying to get the latest and fastest smartphone. Why? It is like blue jean jackets in the 70’s. Only the coolest of the cool have the smartest of the smartphones. Therefore, unless you are rocking the Vertu Signature Touch. You ain’t nothing. BTW, do you have $11,000? (I’m not rocking the Vertu.) From PC Mag: I live in a 9-by-8-foot, windowless room in lower Manhattan, mattress haplessly laid on a bare floor. My diet is dominated by

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Did Rush Limbaugh Really Apologize?

The great, the Titanic, the humongous, the over-the-top, Rush Limbaugh has issued the following statement: For over 20 years, I have illustrated the absurd with absurdity, three hours a day, five days a week. In this instance, I chose the wrong words in my analogy of the situation. I did not mean a personal attack on Ms. Fluke. I think it is absolutely absurd that during these very serious political times, we are discussing personal sexual recreational activities before members of Congress. I personally do not agree that American citizens should pay for these social activities. What happened to personal responsibility and

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The Daily Show is back, really

Jon Stewart celebrates that the writers are back! On a serious note, who won the stand off? Did the writers get what they wanted? In a nutshell, I guess the answer is sort of. This worth keeping an eye on. Workers really haven’t won a major negotiation since the 80’s, at least not that I know of. From WaPo:Guild negotiators went in with three goals, Verrone explained. First, jurisdiction of new media. “We achieved that goal.” he said. Second, a provision that writers will be paid residuals for programming streamed on the Internet in the third year of the three-year deal.

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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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