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Tuesday Evening News Roundup

Tuesday Evening News Roundup Austerity really isn’t working out all that well in Europe. William Black, scholar and economist, takes the Washington Post’s William Samuelson to task for advocating for austerity measures – We have known for over 75 years that the key to recovering from a recession is to follow a counter-cyclical fiscal policy that will reduce unemployment. We have long exhibited the wisdom to adopt automatic stabilizers that increase government services and decrease taxes when a recession strikes. What would have happened if Obama had adopted austerity as Berlin imposed austerity on the European periphery? It would have prevented

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Grab bag – Saturday morning

The Texas Rangers were a cat’s whisker from winning their first postseason game with the New York Yankees in over a decade. Yet, the Rangers came up short. The key is how the Rangers respond. Everybody knew that the New York Yankees were going to fight the last out because that’s the Yankees. How will the Rangers respond in game two? CVS pharmacy is fined $75 million. I guess the take-home lesson is that they need to figure out how to follow the letter of the law. Republican candidate in Florida’s 22nd district Allen West has an interesting admiration for the

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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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