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I Have This Uneasy Feeling About Iraq

As many of you know, I love and admire President Barack Obama. What he has accomplished is truly remarkable. Not only was he elected president but he has also taken over the helm at truly rocky times. We have wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. With escalating tensions in the Middle East, Iran and North Korea, the world is looking to us for leadership. Africa, South America and South Asia are in desperate poverty. Our polar ice caps are melting. Here at home, we’re in the middle of the worst economic slowdown since the Great Depression and our political atmosphere is truly

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McCain's Rebuttal OpEd

Now, it order to be fair, I’m posting Senator John McCain’s article. This article is less of a thoughtful discussion and more of a “He’s wrong and I’m right” position paper. The New York Post published this article. I find this interesting. The crown jewel of the Murdoch empire would be the Wall Street Journal, but McCain’s article isn’t published there. Instead, it is published in the tabloid daily of the New York Post. The New York Times has their response to NOT publishing McCain’s rant. (Emphasis added is mine.) GETTING IRAQ RIGHT HOW TO KEEP PROGRESS GOING By JOHN McCAIN

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Remembering General Odom

I didn’t know Lt. General William Odom. All that I know is that he was a warrior who fought against this war in Iraq. I have 3 references to him on my blog (here, here and here). The last reference was his testimony in front of the Senate a couple of months ago. I admire anyone who will stand up to this administration. ———- From the Center for American Progress: Lt. Gen. William Odom, former head of the National Security Agency under President Reagan, passed away on Friday in Lincoln, Vermont. A West Point graduate, Gen. Odom served for 34 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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