Tag: robert kennedy

A People’s Championship

The Green Bay Packers, who just won the Super Bowl, are the only community-owned non-profit team in American major league sports. (Above–Citizen-owners at the Packers game. Photo by yunggunn2k3.) From the Georgetown University newspaper The Hoya— “Unlike the 31 other professional football teams, or any other sports team for that matter, the Packers are not owned by some wealthy individual (or group of individuals) seeking a profit. Instead, they’re owned and managed by 111,968 devoted fans. In that lies their power….Green Bay fans themselves vote on and serve as part of the board of directors, which appoints the pivotal managerial and coaching staff

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Remembering Robert Kennedy

I’m kind of surprised that Texas Liberal didn’t post on this ready. He is the resident history buff. Robert Kennedy died 40 years ago today. This is a nice summary of some the chaos that was the late 1960’s!!! Brian Williams mentions that some of this footage hasn’t been aired since 1968. Some of our past has been too painful to re-live. I know that I really haven’t seen that much coverage of Robert Kennedy over the years.

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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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