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Saturday Night News Roundup

News Roundup There’s a conference for peace and spiritual awakening in Washington DC. I wonder if it’s possible to get Eric Cantor, John Boehner and Don Young to the conference. Several rare Vietnam War photos have surfaced. Some of these are extremely good. There seems to be a lot of buzz over an agreement between labor leaders and business leaders which should clear the way for immigration reform. The media’s painting a picture where everyone is popping the champagne corks, but I’m not so sure. I believe that conservatives have not only said no, but hell no to any type of

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Winning elections

Originally, more than a week ago, it was unclear exactly what was going on in Wisconsin. A new Republican governor, a tea party candidate, was trying to extract concessions from a union. No surprises here. Everyone assumed that Wisconsin, like all other states, was in financial peril. Nothing could be further from the truth. As a matter fact, Wisconsin’s budget was just fine before the governor started giving away tax cuts to businesses. Let’s be clear, business tax cuts do not stimulate the local economy. Business tax cuts make business leaders happy. States hope that happy business leaders will expand their

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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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