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Tuesday Morning News Roundup

Tuesday Morning News Roundup IPhone could be good for the economy. Has Obama been cleaning up the economic mess? Yes, he has. Unemployment has dropped to 8.1% and the labor market added 96,000 jobs. The public sector is still holding the economy back by laying folks off. From MaddowBlog: Counter-terrorism: “An airstrike by an American drone missile has killed Saeed al-Shihiri, the second in command of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and five others in Yemen, U.S. officials confirmed on Monday.” Over the weekend, six car bombs killed 51 people in Iraq, capping a day when earlier attacks killed 58 people and

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Grab bag

I’m looking forward to a particularly grueling day at the office tomorrow. I am therefore going to try to hit the sack early tonight. More white supremacist craziness, this time in Arizona. The mass confusion and protests continue in Iran. The grand Ayatollah seems to be stuck. He has supported President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. It seems clear that the election was rigged. Watch the video: Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Harriet Miers and Karl Rove seem to have a day in front of the House Judiciary Committee. Wow, could it be? Could the wheels of

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Al-Zarqawi is apparently killed in an airstrike

From CNN.com: BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) — Terrorist leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the coalition’s most wanted man in Iraq, was killed in an airstrike near Baquba, jubilant U.S. and Iraqi authorities announced Thursday. Al-Zarqawi’s death gives Iraq a chance to “turn the tide” in the fight against the nation’s insurgency, President Bush said at the White House. “The ideology of terror has lost one of its most visible and aggressive leaders,” Bush said. “Zarqawi’s death is a severe blow to al Qaeda.” “Special Operations forces, acting on tips and intelligence from Iraqis, confirmed Zarqawi’s location and delivered justice to the most wanted

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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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