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News Roundup – Brexit, Texit, Abortion

https://youtu.be/Zo5OU0uVANc Brexit (a stupid word). Every now and then, when voters go to the polls, they vote against their own best interest. Maybe they are clueless. Maybe they have been lied to. Maybe their emotions are pulling them one way and their head is pulling them in a different direction. Sure, there were some bad things about the European Union, but all-in-all it was a good thing for a relatively small country like Britain. Now, they are in the soup. So, some are all whipped up about leaving the United States. #Texit is now a thing…again. Abortion Rights – The Supreme Court,

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Ben Carson – How to crash and burn in the National Spotlight

Just because you are a great neurosurgeon, it doesn’t mean that you are a great politician. Today Ben Carson was on MarketPlace. He was interviewed by Kai Ryssdal. This isn’t anything tricky. Ryssdal pitched softballs. Ben Carson spat out conservative nonsense which sort of makes sense until you put the questions and answers all together. Ryssdal: There has to be something inside you, though, sir, that makes you believe that you can do this job better than the other — I don’t even know, now — what, 14, 15 people who are up there in various stages on the debate stage.

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Mo’ne Davis – a great person in the making

Mo’ne Davis is a Little League baseball pitcher. She has gotten some attention because she can throw the baseball very well. Oh, did I mention that she is a she?! I don’t follow Little League baseball because I think that Little League is taken way too seriously. I don’t think that it should be televised by ESPN. I think we need to let kids be kids. Play ball without the added pressure. Anyway, Disney announced that they were going to make a movie about her life. (Good for her!!) Bloomberg University baseball player Joey Casselberry decided to do what young kids do,.

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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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