Tag: Jesse Jackson

Monday Morning News Roundup

Monday Morning News Roundup The White House has decided to really and truly go after those who were standing in the way of a budget deal. The White House has released a breakdown of how the sequester will hurt states on a state-by-state basis. It appears that a White House official has visited North Korea. I like the idea of talking with both our friends and our enemies. Some Republicans simply cannot let vaginal ultrasounds go. The father of a victim of the Aurora, Colorado movie theater massacre sent his senators a letter. Both Sen. John McCain and Sen. Jeff Flake

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Congressmen Behaving Badly

Republicans and Democrats have proved to us beyond a shadow of a doubt that neither party is beyond moral corruption. The past week has given us an outstanding example of exactly this. On one hand, we have former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. Remember, last year, he suddenly had to take a leave of absence. There was a question of whether he had to check himself into some type of “institution.” Was he sick? Was he depressed? Did he have a nervous breakdown? Did he have some sort of serious psychiatric disorder? All these questions were swirling around as Nancy Pelosi and

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Saturday Morning News Roundup

Saturday Morning News Roundup From NBCNews: A meteor flared through the skies over Russia’s Chelyabinsk region early Friday, triggering an atomic bomb-sized shock wave that injured more than a thousand people, blew out windows and caused some Russians to fear the end of the world. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas has gone out of his way to prove that my home state, the state in which I grew up, has no clue, no ethics and no brains. The downfall of Jesse Jackson, Jr and his wife is deeply distressing. About six or eight years ago, I met Jesse Jackson Junior in

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

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