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The Errington Thompson Show 5-30-09

As usual, there’s so much to talk about.  I start off discussing the California Supreme Court and its upholding the ban on same-sex marriage.  I readily admit that I did not read Proposition Eight.  I also must say that I’m not criticizing the court, but it is clear that this is an untenable situation.  In the United States we are supposed to be equal.  What ever the state recognizes as a union between two adults (whether that is marriage, civil unions or Vulcan mind melding) should be the same for heterosexuals as it is for homosexuals.  The state should not discriminate. 

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Healthcare Interview – Single Payer

I’m going to air this interview tomorrow on my radio show, but because I think that healthcare is extremely important, I’m posting this interview now. I interview Jonathan Kotch, MD from the School of Public Health at UNC Chapel Hill.  Dr. Kotch is a pediatrician and a doctor of preventive medicine. He has been active in health care policy for over 15 years and is part of an organization called Physicians for a National Health Program. This is an excellent converstaion. Enjoy.

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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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