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Friday Evening News Roundup (addendum)

Friday Evening News Roundup Mitt Romney seems to vacillate on every single topic except his taxes. On the subject of his taxes, he stands firm. It just makes you wonder – I’m wondering, do you see much difference between these two statements: U.S. Embassy in Egypt: The Embassy of the United States in Cairo condemns the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of Muslims — as we condemn efforts to offend believers of all religions. Today, the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, Americans are honoring our patriots and those

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Rodney King dead at age 47

Rodney King is dead at age 47. I would like to tell you that Rodney King lived a full life, but I would be lying. I would like to tell you that Rodney King was a unique individual. He might have been, but I don’t know. Unfortunately, I think that Rodney King is a symbol of the hopelessness that many inner-city minorities feel. In spite of his “celebrity,” Rodney King really couldn’t turn that into anything that resembled a meaningful job or money. He was under-educated. He had problems with substance abuse. He was married twice and had three daughters. Rodney King will

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Waterboarding, Ultimate Motivational Tool

Okay, how about this. You come to work every day, you work hard every day, but your sales just aren’t the same as everyone else’s. Maybe you have a terrible client list. It may be what you do on the job. It may be that you’re selling a terrible product. But the fact is, your sales continue to lag behind the others. My question is — would it be okay to waterboard in order to motivate yourself? Seriously. Waterboarding as a motivational tool… Who knew? A company of Provo, Utah actually tried this on an employee. Surprisingly, the employee volunteered. As

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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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