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News Roundup – Turkey, Syria, Paula Deen and more

For weeks, there have been huge demonstrations in Turkey. I really have no idea what they’re about. I have no idea what they’re trying to accomplish. Maybe I need to read some more about these demonstrations. I know that the neocons are upset that Obama has not bombed or invaded Syria yet but they’re still hopeful. As I see it, with young Arab men who seem to be desperate to shoot at or fight somebody pouring into Syria, it seems like a really good idea for us to stay out of there. Plus, it seems that weapons from Libya are finding

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Friday Afternoon News Roundup

Friday Afternoon News Roundup You remember how the gun industry whipped up fears that the Obama administration was going to steal everybody’s guns? That translated into a huge windfall for them. Projected path of hurricane (tropical storm) Isaac seems to be taking a more westerly direction away from central Florida. Take your time and sit down and enjoy this great article in the Atlantic by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Shooting outside of the Empire State building has left at least two dead. Lance Armstrong has thrown in the towel and will not fight doping charges any longer. I believe that Lance Armstrong is a competitor.

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Clueless at Fox News

C&L were counting down their best videos of the year. The third best was this one. This is Sarah Palin and Greta trying to rip the president over his Libyan policy. Sure, Sarah Palin was her typical clueless self, but once again this clip reveals how the Right wanted Obama to invade with a major offensive. Instead of spending hundreds of billions of dollars and losing hundreds if not thousands of troops, we accomplished our objective and didn’t lose one American soldier. Not one. A boil on the butt of the world is gone and we helped to make it happen.

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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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