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It seems that Bernie Sanders’ has solid econ numbers

I have heard it over and over again. Bernie Sanders is promising too much. Where is he going to get the money? His numbers just don’t add up. Well, maybe his numbers do add up. I have been following Bernie Sanders for over a decade. He is a serious politician. He isn’t the type of politician that will just throw out stuff. From Robert Reich: Not day goes by, it seems, without the mainstream media bashing Bernie Sanders’s economic plan – quoting certain economists as saying his numbers don’t add up. (The New York Times did it again just yesterday.) They’re

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News Roundup – Ferguson, Super CEO, Inflation Fairy

Have we learned nothing from history? The violence and confusion that is currently happening in Ferguson, Mo. was completely predictable. There are lessons from the 1960s which seem to have been completely forgotten. There are the lessons from the England soccer riots, too, but this seems to be a new lesson in how to do everything wrong. Arresting journalists? For what? Arresting a city alderman? BTW, how does an unarmed Black man get shot to death? Arthur T. Demoulas should be rewarded and not fired for trying to do the right thing. From Robert Reich –

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News Roundup: Zimmerman, Inequality, NFL Hall of Fame

I’m so tired of hearing about George Zimmerman. Why is he going to fight someone? Cuz he will make some money. So DMX is going to fight George Zimmerman. Crazy. Income equality is something that we need to address. I know that conservatives are blowing it off, but this is significant. From Robert Reich: In fact, America’s savage inequality is the main reason equal opportunity is fading and poverty is growing. Since the “recovery” began, 95% of the gains have gone to the top 1 percent, and median incomes have dropped. This is a continuation of the trend we’ve seen for

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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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