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Cafferty tried to follow McCain and the Bush Tax Cuts

Jack Cafferty is trying to dissect John McCain’s position on George Bush’s Tax Cuts.  If Jack has a hard time following McCain, I wouldn’t blame him.  Where is that Straight Talk Express?  I think that it is lost in New Hampshire somewhere. According to WaPo’s Fact Checker – John McCain sidesteps a question about the reason why he opposed President Bush’s tax cut plan. He has been saying on the campaign trail that he opposed the tax cut plan because it did not include restraints on spending, in addition to the tax cuts. During the Senate debate on the 2001 tax

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President Bush (41) tried to fire Rummy?

From Salon.com: Former President George H.W. Bush waged a secret campaign over several months early this year to remove Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. The elder Bush went so far as to recruit Rumsfeld’s potential replacement, personally asking a retired four-star general if he would accept the position, a reliable source close to the general told me. But the former president’s effort failed, apparently rebuffed by the current president. When seven retired generals who had been commanders in Iraq demanded Rumsfeld’s resignation in April, the younger Bush leapt to his defense. “I’m the decider and I decide what’s best. And what’s

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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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