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News Roundup: Gov. Chris Christie, Syrian Rebels, Baseball Hall Of Fame

I watched the story building for several days. I was thinking, there is no way that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie would be involved in something as stupid, as petty, and as blatantly disrespectful to the constituents of New Jersey as intentionally gridlocking a city. I was wrong. From New York Times: The mystery of who closed two lanes onto the George Washington Bridge — turning the borough of Fort Lee, N.J., into a parking lot for four days in September — exploded into a full-bore political scandal for Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday. Emails and texts revealed that a top

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Women can’t be trusted (Updated)

The GOP has shown me the light. Women just can’t be trusted with their own reproductive rights. If we let women chose, they may choose to get an education. They may choose to join the work force. They may or may not choose to stay home. We can’t have all that choice. We need to decide what’s best for women. From RM Blog: Following up on an earlier item, here was the witness table at the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, as discussion about contraception access and health care got underway. You’ll notice, of course, that all of the witnesses are

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Rick Perry – another head scratcher

[display_podcast] In high school, you knew that there were some teachers who were going to call on almost every student in the room and therefore you had to be ready. These debates are exactly the same thing. You have to be ready. Rick Perry simply is not ready. I don’t know if he can remember what he’s been told. It is mind boggling how awful he has been in these debates. So, you’re on Fox news and you getting softball questions about foreign policy. These are questions that you have been thinking about for the last six months. If you haven’t

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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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