Tag: tribute

Pre-inaugural Party

What a celebration. From WaPo: The country’s top musical stars joined masses of ordinary Americans on the National Mall today to serenade President-elect Barack Obama, offering up an emotional and patriotic tribute to open the inaugural festivities for the nation’s first African American chief executive. Onstage in front of the Lincoln Memorial, with sharpshooters clearly visible atop the marble roof, Obama told the gathered crowd that the optimism that fueled his historic campaign has not waned in the face of military and political challenges from abroad and an unprecedented economic crisis. “What gives me the greatest hope of all is not

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Veterans Day

I know that people say “Happy Veterans Day,” but I’m not really sure that is the correct greeting. I don’t know what other greeting might be more appropriate. “Let’s be solemn” doesn’t sound right. “Let’s be grateful” is probably closer to the point. I am grateful to the men and women who have served and are serving our country. This video is a tribute to some of those who have fallen for our country. Please check out Survivor Corp an organization set up to help our troops.

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What's Going On – News Round Up

First, an update to a story that I posted yesterday. It was about the Texas GOP and a vendor at the state convention that had a “special” Obama button. Well, the Texas GOP has decided that they didn’t want them. They have been booted. Coca production in Columbia is up. When we talk about wasteful spending when are we going to add the War on Drugs which has been a huge failure. Washington paid tribute to Tim Russert. More flooding in the midwest. When is our president going to actually go to Iowa and Illinois? Tiger Woods is out for 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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