Tag: right to life

Finally, a tax cut Republicans hate

Nobody has accused the Republican Party of being the “tax-and-spend” party, at least since Saint Ronald of Reaganworld rode off into the sunset. The GOP mantra for at least the past 25 years has been “Hear no taxes; see no taxes; raise no taxes,” and the vaguely ideological underpinning for the party’s objection has been codified into law—political canon law. The eleventh commandment for the party of self-aggrandizement used to be, “Thou shalt speak no ill of another Republican”; but since Grover Norquist came on the scene, it has been, “Thou shalt not raise taxes…ever…on anyone…for any reason.” Grover Norquist is

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Let ’em die?

I’m not sure about you, but I was shocked when Ron Paul, a physician, was asked about a patient without insurance who was seriously injured. There were at least a few people in the audience who yelled, “Let ’em die!” I commend Ron Paul for not playing to the crowd. Think Progress interviewed several students on the conservative and religious Liberty University campus on this scenario. I’m very happy to hear their answers: KEYES: (editor’s note: Keyes is the TP interviewer) In the debate on Monday, there was the question of whether or not a 30 year old who doesn’t have

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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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