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The week that was

A review of the week’s top stories.

“The price of greatness is responsibility.”
– Winston Churchill

The Scots voted on their independence from Great Britain. 55 percent voted to keep the union in tact, while 45 voted to break away. If the Scots can’t even bring themselves to secede in this day and age, who can?

Governor Chris Christie has been cleared of having known anything about the plot to shut down a bridge as a mob-style revenge tactic. MSNBC has also been cleared of any credibility the network ever had.

Barack Obama authorized sending 3,000 U.S. troops to battle Ebola in Africa this week. The president has diligently refrained from declaring it a “war” against the disease, however.

Adrian Peterson was suspended from the NFL for disciplining his child just after Ray Rice was dismissed for beating his wife. It’s surprising that the media is covering these stories, since they tend only to focus their reporting on white-on-black crime.

Joe Biden is up to his old gaffable tricks, and he isn’t even seeking re-election. The vice president this week use the term “Shylock” and referred to Asia as “the Orient.” Don’t worry, I’m sure Amtrak Joe won’t go so far as to call Washington D.C.’s NFL team by their mascot’s name.

And it looks like Prince Harry may be back on again with his on-again, off-again girlfriend. 

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Teresa Mull was the managing editor of Human Events. Previously, Teresa was an editorial intern at the American Spectator, as well as a production intern for the Laura Ingraham Show. She is a native of Central Pennsylvania and earned her bachelor's degree in Comparative Literature from the University of Dallas. Contact her at tmull@eaglepub.com.

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