Tag: Union

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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Facts About Juneteenth

(I thought that I would re-post this. Enjoy.) What is Juneteenth? Juneteenth is the celebration to mark the end of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger, landing at Galveston, Texas, made the announcement that the Civil War was over and that slaves were free. (Above–Ashton Villa. It was from the balcony of this house that the Emancipation Proclamation was read in the event now known as Juneteenth. Photo by Nick Saum  www.nicksaumphotography.com) Juneteenth for 2011 will be observed on Sunday, June 19. It is important that we are all aware of Juneteenth. The freedom of all

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The Errington Thompson Show 1/27/07

More verbage on the this show later.  We do discuss the State of the Union.  We talk with Spenser Boyer from the Center for American Progress. Remember I’m on iTunes and several other podcasting services.

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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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