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Sunday Sundown Rundown - 9/1/13

3 Up

1. President Obama and United States Congress - Whether you agree with his policies or not, you have to admire his ability and courage to seek action against the injustice taking place in Syria. Should be interesting to see where the congress vote goes for an attack. 

2. Nelson Mandella - Good to see Mandella discharged from the hospital after near-fatal complications. The world doesn't seem ready to lose a man like that just yet. 

3. Justin Verlander Donation - Always nice to see athletes donate money to great causes. 

3 Down

1. Syria Pending Attack - The situation that has boiled over regarding Syria is one that is alarming and worrisome for international affairs. The buttons in which Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, seems to be pushing are indeed grounds for addressing.

2. Kim Jong Ill Firing Squad - Seems international affairs and crooked leaders are popular this week. The fact that North Korean leader, Kim Jong Ill has had some killed via firing squad is disheartening. 

3. Matt Harvey - Just when you thought baseball luck handed the New York Mets something for the future, it all disappeared quickly. Harvey was a must-watch for baseball fans. Hopefully, he returns quickly and with the same stuff he had prior to the injury. 

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