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Rape is not a joke

I don’t understand how in some people’s minds rape is a joke. It is something to laugh about on social media. Rape is a serious crime, like assault or murder. It needs to be treated as such by everyone. From TP: In an incident that shares several elements with the infamous Steubenville rape case that made national headlines last year, a 16-year-old girl from Texas says that photos of her unconscious body went viral online after she was drugged and raped at a party with her fellow high schoolers. But the victim isn’t backing down. She’s speaking out about what happened to her, telling her

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Not a Joke

Why did the chicken cross the road? To avoid Colonel Sanders! Now, that’s a joke. It might be a very bad joke, but it is a joke nonetheless. Okay, here’s another joke – Yo’ daddy’s so ugly, when he looked out the window he was arrested for mooning! A joke is something said or done to cause laughter. Asking a gay man to come over to your house and then beating him so severely that he has a skull fracture and facial fractures isn’t a joke. This is assault and battery. Stuffing a man into the trunk of a car isn’t a

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Thursday Afternoon News Roundup

Thursday Afternoon News Roundup The monthly unemployment numbers came out last Friday. We are seeing more of the same as Paul Krugman and others predicted. 157,000 jobs were added last month. We need more. I know that there has been a lot of talk about deficits. In my opinion, there hasn’t been enough talk about job creation and a living wage. That’s what we need. (Just talked about this on the Jeff Messer Show.) Michelle Obama is going to the funeral of Hadiya Pendleton (killed by gun violence). Read more. Very sad. I know that a lot of people are worried about

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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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