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Monday, February 2, 2015

Cheat Sheet - Doctor to GOP: Your Anti-Vaxx Stance Makes My Job Impossible

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February 02, 2015
As a pediatrician, clueless politicians like Chris Christie—who says parents should have a choice when it comes to vaccines—make my already tough job even harder, writes Russell Saunders.

Russell Wilson responded to the many critics that have trashed the Seattle Seahawks' last-minute decision not to rush the ball in the game-ending play as the "worst call in Super Bowl history." The Seahawks botched their chance to become Super Bowl winners for the second year in a row when a throw was intercepted 36 inches from the end zone, but the team's quarterback will not be brought down. "At 26 years old, I won't allow 1 play or 1 moment define my career," Wilson tweeted Monday morning. "I will keep evolving. #motivation."


President Obama wants to change the Social Security Act to include benefits for same-sex couples, even if they live in states that do not allow same-sex marriages. His $4 trillion budget includes a measure that would allow for gay couples to move to states without recognition of same-sex marriages and still enjoy the benefits, which is not currently permitted. The proposal, of course, would have to make it through the Republican-controlled Congress.

In an internal document, the National Education Association advises the use of cheery euphemisms to avoid talking about "inequality" or "educational equity," Conor P. Williams reports.

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel entered rehab last week after a season of well-documented hard partying. "Johnny knows there are areas in which he needs to improve in order to be a better family member, friend, and teammate and he thought the off-season was the right time to take this step," his publicist Denise Michaels said in a statement. Manziel was criticized for being unprepared throughout the season and failed to show up to practice the day before the Browns' final game of the season. Security was sent to his home, where Manziel was "drunk off his ass," team sources told His off-the-field partying included drinking on floating swans and being found with a rolled up bill in a bar bathroom.

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Delayed them for his kids.
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And his shadow.
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Daughter of Korea Air Lines chairman.
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Family discussing funeral arrangements.
Possible Michelangelo Sculptures Found
Naked guys riding panthers.

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