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Trayvon Martin – Lessons Learned

There are multiple lessons to be learned from the Trayvon Martin – George Zimmerman trial. In spite of the Supreme Court’s decision on voting rights, it is clear that race continues to play a major role in American society If this crime had happened 20 or 30 years ago, there would not have been a trial. There wouldn’t have been an arrest. So, I guess this is progress. It is important for us to understand what truly happened in Sanford, Florida. If we sit back and look at the role that the police played, the role that our justice system played,

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What's going on – Evening News Roundup

Saturday Evening News Roundup 100,000 people showed up to see Barack Obama in St. Louis today. That’s a staggering number of people, yet daily tracking polls show the race narrowing over the last few days. This ain’t over until the fat lady has counted all of the ballots. The McCain campaign continues its relentless assault on Barack Obama and the community activist group ACORN. Despite the fact it has been proven that ACORN did not commit voter fraud and that there are virtually no links to the Obama campaign. Let’s face it. Reality has never stopped John McCain and Sarah Palin before.

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Chief Justice Rehnquist

Just as it looks that the news from New Orleans is getting better, Justice William Rehnquist dies. This opens a second spot on the high court. He was clearly a man who served his country well. He was dedicated. He worked up until a couple of days ago. He was originally appointed by Reagan then elevated to Chief Justice by Bush (41). I’m deeply saddened by his passing. I’m afraid that Roberts will look like a bleeding heart liberal compared to whomever Bush picks to replace Rehnquist. From CNN.com: Chief Justice William Rehnquist, who quietly advanced the conservative ideology of the

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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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