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Sunday Morning News Roundup

News Roundup Congratulations to Louisville and Michigan. Man, Wichita State was a great story. Just didn’t have enough fire power to take out Louisville. Still bumming about Roger Ebert. Rick Warren’s son has committed suicide. My heart goes out to Pastor Warren and his family. The Sequester is killing or has killed the jobs market. The economy was limping along gaining about 150,000 jobs per month. 88,000 jobs last month is sad. The economy needs help. Americans need help. Congress? What are you doing to create jobs? Paul Krugman continues to fight for the working man and woman. He continues to argue that the government needs

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Shhh, don’t tell the GOP

One of the great lines that the GOP has been feeding us over the last three years is that we have too much debt. According to the GOP, we need to do everything that we can, including killing Social Security and Medicare, to decrease our debt. If we, as the GOP claims, really had too much debt, then no one would want to buy our debt, right? Had we too much, investors would be increasing their risk if they were to buy our debt and should, therefore, want to stay away from US debt. Right? Then why are investors buying up

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My thoughts for a Monday Evening

I have been watching Monday Night Football, but it’s almost as exciting as watching paint dry. I’m turning off the TV. Neither team is really playing professional football. It is extremely disappointing to see that the Department of Health and Human Services was unable to figure out a formula to get the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports system up and running. Americans need something to help us in old age. Currently long-term care is extremely expensive. There are absolutely no affordable insurance policies. Currently, if you’re poor or if you’re middle class, long-term care is simply out of your reach.

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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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