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Disqualified

As far as I know, the most famous and ruthless gangster of all time has to be Al Capone. In the movie The Untouchables, a disloyal Lieutenant was beaten to death with a baseball bat by none other than Al Capone. So, I feel pretty confident that if I had spit in Al Capone’s Cheerios, there would be some serious and harsh consequences, like my death. Yevgeny Prigozhin, the Wagner chief, did exactly that to Vladimir Putin. Several months ago, Prigozhin took his army of mercenaries and marched to Moscow. This was a coup attempt. He had little or no resistance.

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Small Towns and Such

I’ve had to rewrite my article for this month a couple of times. Some months, these articles are easier to write than others. TrumpAfter sitting in my living room watching Americans attack the Capitol on January 6, 2021—and reruns of The Day countless times since then—I thought that people, important people, would be arrested. So, I waited with anticipation. Six months. A year. Two years. Two-and-a-half years. Well, that day has finally come. Trump has been indicted and formally arraigned. More on Trump later. BarbieI know. I thought it was going to be a fluff movie. It kinda was, but it

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Status Quo

It was nearly 10 years ago when Eric Garner was selling loosies (individual cigarettes) on the streets of New York. Eric Gardner was a man who was barely getting by. He was in poor health. He was morbidly obese. He had been arrested multiple times for minor infractions. He was selling individual cigarettes in order to make money. On this particular street corner, he was actually known as a peacemaker. On July 17, 2014, Eric Garner, a Black male, had just broken up a fight. The police were called. They saw Eric Gardner. They confronted him with regard to the sale

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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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A Letter to America

The Thirteeneth Juror

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