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Stop Blaming Bloggers for Lousy Journalism!

The government, in any form, has no business weighing in on who are journalists, much less licensing them. In Communist Romania, typewriters used to be licensed. Samples of ...
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Now Just Look Surprised

Is it really any wonder why the suicide rate for older Americans is at record levels? Can they even be called suicides? The nation’s food pantries report food demand...
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Why Online Tracking Is Getting Creepier

The marketers that follow you around the web are getting nosier. Currently, many companies track where users go on the Web, often through cookies, in order to display customized...
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What Televangelists & Alternative Medicine Proponents Have in Common

To the skeptical, Andrew Weil, Mehmet Oz, Joe Mercola, and Deepak Chopra, have an unsavory commonality with people like Jimmy Swaggart, Benny Hinn, and “The Reverend” Jim Bakker. They...
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Iraq: “Diplomatic Solutions” and Brute Violence

How do you get someone - in this case the Sunnis - to cooperate rather than fight when they have been systematically persecuted by the Shiite al-Maliki regime? How...
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Everywhere is War

Summer approaches and the stench of war is all around. Or, as the great Bob Marley put it, “Everywhere is war”. Start with the commemorations over a five-week span...
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Medical gambling and risk concept for chance, choice, healthcare

How to Charge 40 Billion Dollars for Nothing


In 2002, Merck Labs received FDA approval for the use of their soon-to–be blockbuster drug; a drug that has since given Merck more than $40,000,000,000 (40 billion dollars) in sales. But...

Michael Ruppert

Why Now? Michael Ruppert’s Suicide


Investigative reporter and former LAPD cop Michael C. Ruppert committed suicide on April 13, 2014, after an edition of his Internet radio show, ironically called "The Lifeboat Hour".

False Face

The False Face of Capitalism


The premier American liberal politician in the candor of a private letter asserts, the system is fatally corrupt and has been for more than a century. Seventy–five years later, it’s only gotten worse.

Gun Violence

What Researchers Learned About Gun Violence Before Congress Killed Funding


One of the critical studies that we supported was looking at the question of whether having a firearm in your home protects you or puts you at increased risk.