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Letterman's Top Ten Spitzer reasons

David Letterman has been doing this for over 30 years. He is still funny. He has the Top Ten Spitzer Excuses. I can tell you that one of them has to do with Bill Clinton. This is funny. On a serious note, I’m not sure that Eliot Spitzer needed or should have stepped down. Sex between adults. I’m sorry. I don’t care. The problem is that we have an elected official who had placed himself on the moral high ground. Okay, if you are going to do that, then you have to walk the walk.

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21 Reasons To Give Thanks

From one of my favorite blogs – Think Progress. We’re thankful for our country’s troops. We’re thankful the minimum wage has been increased for the first time in a decade. We’re thankful MC Rove has more free time to work on his dance moves. We’re thankful Congress has “wasted time” trying to end the war in Iraq. We’re thankful radio stations don’t play “Bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb Iran.” We’re thankful for journalists like Molly Ivins, who was never afraid to “raise hell.” We’re (not) thankful for wide stances. We’re thankful to Michael Moore, whose documentary SiCKO started a national discussion

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$2.4 trillion reasons to get out of Iraq

There are times when I just get tired of talking about Iraq.  This war which is not really a war just keeps going on and on and on.  The news comes in 2 flavors – awful and bad. Today White House press secretary Dana Perino had a very interesting response to the CBO’s figure of $2.4 trillion price tag if the war continues for 10 years assuming that we downsize the force to around 50,000.  She said who knows.  That number doesn’t really matter.  Spending on the global war on terror is an investment in our own security.  This is something

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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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