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News Roundup – Scott Brown, ISIS / ISIL, Syria

Scott Brown was known for decisive action when he was in the Senate. He’s now running for Senate, again, in New Hampshire. This time he understands the Islamic threat. He is not confused. He is serious, very serious (if he says so). Last night the US struck targets in Syria. We have a coalition. At least that is what we are being told. I have no idea if this is true or not. Obama said, “The strength of this coalition makes it clear to the world that this is not America’s fight alone… Above all, the people and governments of the

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Iowa

There are lots of things that Iowa is not going to tell us. We do not know who the Republican nominee is. We really don’t know much about the Republican Party at all, but we do know a few things. The flavor of the week, Newt Gingrich, finished an extremely disappointing fourth. Ron Paul finished a surprising third. I’m not sure that either of these two affects me much. It is clear that Rick Santorum has reenergized what was an extremely dead at lackluster campaign. It’s unclear to me whether he’ll be able to take this momentum into New Hampshire and

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Don’t focus on Iowa

To clearly understand where the Republican party is going, we shouldn’t focus on Iowa. Iowa is just a piece of the Republican puzzle. New Hampshire and South Carolina are also very important. Once we are through with primaries, which will have covered the south, the midwest and the far northeast, we should have a pretty good picture of who the GOP is going to choose.

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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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