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News Roundup: Disappointing Democrats, Technology Thursday

Oh, you could see it from a mile away. The disaster, the destruction. You knew it was coming. It was like Penelope Pitstop being tied to the tracks. Where’s Dudley Do Right? Well, there was nobody to come and save the Democrats. For the most part, this election was an utter disaster. There are tons of things that we can say and do, but the bottom line is that we didn’t get out the vote. Many, if not most, candidates ran completely uninspired campaigns that caused voters to run away from the polls. The new Google Nexus 9 looks to be

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Monday Evening News Roundup

Monday Evening News Roundup I wish I could tell you that I sat down watched hours and hours of the Olympics. I haven’t. For some reason, life hasn’t stopped. I was able to catch a little bit of the US women’s soccer game. An amazing ending. From Steve Benen @ MaddowBlog: Truly extraordinary: “The [NASA] spacecraft plunged through Mars’ atmosphere, fired up a rocket-powered platform and lowered the car-sized, 1-ton Curiosity rover to its landing spot in 96-mile-wide (154-kilometer-wide) Gale Crater. Then the platform flew off to its own crash landing, while Curiosity sent out a text message basically saying, ‘I

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Newt Gingrich is not a serious candidate

When this whole presidential hoopla started, more than a year ago, I was surprised when Newt Gingrich announced that he was running for president. I figured that his time had passed. He had been out of Washington for more than a decade, during which time he started multiple enterprises. All of his enterprises seem to be tied into his former political life as a US Congressman and Speaker of the House. Upon further reflection, all of these enterprises seem to require rich businessmen handing money over to Newt Gingrich, because, and this is important, he still had access to power. These

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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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The Thirteeneth Juror

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