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Friday Afternoon News Roundup

Friday Afternoon News Roundup I’ve been ridiculously busy lately. I hope this News Roundup finds all of my readers in good health. I’m still a little confused why a Democrat would not support comprehensive background checks on all gun sales. It makes no sense. As a matter fact, it’s unclear to me why every American would not support this simple act. I know there’s been lots of discussion over the Supreme Court this week. They’ve heard two big cases regarding gay marriage. You can read a comprehensive discussion of California’s proposition 8 here.  The Supreme Court also heard arguments for and

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What the rape trial in Steubenville, Ohio tells us (Updated)

Let me clarify – Rape is wrong. Rape is always wrong. Rape should never ever happen in our society. In a truly free society both men and women must be able to decide who they want to have sex with, when they want to have sex and where. There are no exceptions. None. My opening paragraph below has been read by some that I believe that “rape happens.” No. This is not what I meant. I know that people do stupid things that shouldn’t happen. I know that our society has done very little, or better stated, not enough to protect

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Monday Evening News Roundup

Monday Evening News Roundup Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has leverage from now until November 2nd. After the election, his leverage with the United States President is significantly lessened. So, look for him to continue to ratchet up the pressure to try to push, cajole and/or coerce Barack Obama into taking some offensive action against Iran. I really don’t like replacement refs. If a quarterback gets a forearm to the head, one would think that would be an easy call. Not for the replacement refs. They missed it. Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street protests. Some feel

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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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