Tag Archive: candidates

May 03

The Justices and the scramble for cash

Many trends in American politics and government today make me worry about the health of our representative democracy. These include the decline of Congress as a powerful, coequal branch of government, the accumulation of power in the presidency, and the impact of money on the overall political process. Recently, the Supreme Court’s five-member majority declared …

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Aug 13

The Bully Party:This sure isn’t the representative democracy the Founders were after

If our government were a card game, the American people would surely have realized by now that they’re playing with a marked deck. The Republicans are cheating. In the 2012 elections, Democratic candidates for House seats collectively won about five percent more votes than their Republican opponents did overall. Yet the Republicans hung onto their …

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Jun 20

GSMC welcomes interns

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Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) held a “Welcome Breakfast and White Coat Reception” for the 2016 graduating class of Internal Medicine Residents. The event featured orations from hospital officials and a representative from UT Health-Northeast; introduction of the new class of interns, the presentation of White Coats, the 2012-2013 Avicenna Award presentation, 2012-2013 Intern of …

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