Sunday, October 28, 2007

Pharmageddon: The Lies That Led Us to War... War on Cholesterol, that is.

Written by a doctor who wrote thousands of prescriptions for cholesterol drugs before uncovering that the lead doctor had manipulated the studies to meet his assertion that cholesterol causes arteriosclerosis.

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Thursday, October 25, 2007

American Schools Are A Disaster

I'm no fan of John Stossel, but this is a conversation America needs to have.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Ethanol = Corporate Welfare

This is the best interview I've seen in a long, long time!

HIllary Clinton is a War Hawk.

Use of Contractors by State Dept. Has Soared

Obviously, the Bush (mis)Administration is pushing a huge privatization of government, which is the method used to transfer public tax revenues to private coffers in the name of 'efficiency.' This kind of 'efficiency' gives us Blackwater soldiers that cost us taxpayers 5 times what a government soldier costs.

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Elizabeth Kucinich Says Political System 'Rigged, Fake, Undemocratic'

I'm always happy to hear someone in a position to make news, say something that many of us ordinary people believe.

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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

General: Bush ordered Guantanamo 'torture' tactics himself

More than 100,000 pages of newly released government documents demonstrate how US military interrogators "abused, tortured or killed" scores of prisoners rounded up since Sept. 11, 2001. President Bush gave "marching orders" to Gen. Michael Dunlavey, who asked the Pentagon to approve harsher interrogation methods at Guantanamo, a new book entitled "Administration of Torture," says.

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New Sleep Drugs Found Only Mildly Effective, but Wildly Popular

I avoid all prescription drugs because of the side-effects. I found an herbal pill called Relax-All that I take only when I'm really wired and can't fall asleep. This article talks about the quantity of sleep from newer drugs, but not about the quality. The drugs may just give people amnesia so they forget how badly they really slept.

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Saturday, October 20, 2007

Friday, October 19, 2007

We've Been Brainwashed: Hollywood's Portrayal of Arabs As Villians

From Indiana Jones to Network to Alladin, Hollywood has consistently portrayed Arabs as barbaric and evil. Is it any wonder so many of us feel not so much as a twinge of guilt over the deaths of a million Iraqis due to the invasion and occupation? Is it the Jewish influence in Hollywood or a more long-standing European attitude toward Arabs.

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Sunday, October 14, 2007

Gen. Sanchez Blasts Bush Admininstration On Iraq War

The general who led the US effort in Iraq now has some very strong condemnation of the war and those who are in charge of it.
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Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Iraq Soldier's Parents' Virtual Peace Rally

Cops in this Country are Getting Out of Control

Cops in Brooklyn recently abused and terrified an innocent man, triggering a heart attack. Then left him to drive himself home, accusing him of 'acting.' There's no indication that he resisted arrest in any way. The stupid cops had not even pulled over the right kind of car. They were looking for a hit and run perpetrator.

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