Monthly Archives: July 2016

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City Council Terminates Police Force—Town Doesn’t Descend into Chaos

“The town of Galveston, Indiana just voted to terminate their police department and contrary to popular belief, chaos has not engulfed the city.” “Galveston, Indiana is a small town and the likelihood of a crime wave bursting on to the scenes is rare regardless of police presence. However, we’ve seen […]

Donald Trump, Gary Johnson Excluded from Google Search Results

‘If you made a Google search for “presidential candidates” … you would have found an unusual result … the top bar of results displayed Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Green Party candidate Jill Stein — with Donald Trump and Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson left off the top bar entirely.’ Continue reading: Google tweaks system […]

Overwhelming Evidence That Obamacare Caused Premiums To Increase Substantially

“Most scholars and analysts conclude that, particularly when fully accounting for the various government subsidies for individual insurance coverage, the ACA significantly increased individual market premiums.” Source: Overwhelming Evidence That Obamacare Caused Premiums To Increase Substantially

A Brief History of Donald Trump and Bill Clinton’s Friendship

Before he ran for president, Donald Trump often defended his pal, Bill Clinton. Prior to his sweeping primary wins that began in February, Trump was known to defend the former president on multiple occasions. Meanwhile, Clinton has admitted the billionaire was “uncommonly nice to Hillary and me.” Continue reading: A […]

Obama Backs Off Plan to Demilitarize Police After Meeting With Lobbyists

“Instead of standing by his own previous commitment to scale back militarization, Obama was quick to give into police pressure — proving once more that this administration’s seeming willingness to address the root causes behind the issues the United States now faces is nothing more than a slogan.” Source: Obama […]

What Could Go Wrong With Asking Teachers To Monitor Kids for ‘Extremist’ Beliefs?

“A core component of the U.S. CVE plan tasks teachers, social workers, and school administrators with monitoring and reporting to law enforcement on children in their care. An FBI document released earlier this year tells teachers to spy on their students’ thoughts and suggests that administrators essentially turn schools into […]

Facebook admits to blocking Wikileaks links in DNC email hack

“Facebook admitted Sunday that it had blocked links to the Wikileaks trove of emails hacked from the Democratic National Committee…” “The WikiLeaks allegation followed a firestorm of controversy that erupted earlier this year when former Facebook workers admitted routinely suppressing conservative news…” Continue reading: Facebook admits to blocking Wikileaks links […]

VIDEO: Hillary Clinton Delegate “Hillary Wants to Ban All Guns”

“In this video, a journalist encounters a Hillary Clinton Alternate Delegate who discusses how the Democratic Party and Hillary Clinton hide the fact that they want to ban all guns. In a step-by-step process, alternate California DNC delegate Mary Bayer explains the language Hillary Clinton and other Democrats will use […]

Now There’s Proof: Docs Who Take Company Cash Tend to Prescribe More Brand-Name Drugs

“The more money doctors receive from drug and medical device companies, the more brand-name drugs they tend to prescribe, a new ProPublica analysis shows…” “ProPublica has compiled the disclosed payments from pharmaceutical companies to doctors and other health care providers.  Pharmaceutical companies have paid out 3.49 billion dollars in disclosed […]

Edward Snowden Develops Phone Case to Alert Users if Their Data is Being Compromised

“While the device is still far from ready for commercial distribution, Snowden and Huang note that they hope this case study will influence how individuals perceive their personal tracking devices they carry around in their pockets — also known as cell phones.” Continue reading: Edward Snowden Develops Phone Case to […]

Private Policing Isn’t a Fantasy

“Every time you enter a shopping mall, go to a department store, visit an amusement park, enjoy a live professional sporting event, or use PayPal, you are being protected by people trying to maximize profit.” Continue reading: Private Policing Isn’t a Fantasy Related article: How Policing Works in a Privatized City […]

High-fat diets are best: “significantly reduces the risk of breast cancer, diabetes and heart disease”

“A review of 50 years of evidence concluded that eating unrestricted amounts of fat was healthier than any other type of diet, when it is done in the right way.” “Scientists last night claimed that the ballooning obesity crisis—which for decades has been blamed on people eating too much fat—may […]