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Monday Night News Roundup

News Roundup We received surprising job numbers last Friday. The unemployment rate dipped to 7.7%. The economy hired 236,000 workers last month. I will continue to argue that we have to do better. Over 9 million Americans are still out of work. We need to create 9 million jobs just to get back to where we were in 2007. These jobs numbers are good, but we need better. Also, this jobs report comes out before the cuts of the sequester. I suspect, over the coming months, these jobs numbers will begin to fall. Just a couple days ago the Dow Jones

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Corporate America Hates Me

I’m sure that the hatred that I have for corporate America is mutual. I have plenty of recent evidence. Just a couple days ago, I was called by Bank of America. They wanted to know when I was going to pay the $150 that I owe them. I got this call on Monday – Veterans Day. I happily told the Bank of America employee that I’d already paid the money that I owed plus an extra $50 at the branch on the previous Friday. Then he read a standard statement which said something about how I would continue to get calls

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Tuesday Morning News Roundup

Tuesday Morning News Roundup I’m not sure why I like this cartoon. It may be because everyone should be outraged over the violence that is ongoing in Syria. For more than 30 years I’ve been talking about the role of historically black colleges in American society. Historically, when minorities, and specifically blacks, had nowhere else to go black colleges were essential. Now I’m not so sure. I simply don’t know. What happens when an historically black college hires a white football coach? Is that bad or good? A couple days ago, I posted video evidence that replacement referees can miss the

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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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The Thirteeneth Juror

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