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The Pharma-Fed Doctor  

By Michel Accad Mises.org July 30, 2016   The Pharma-Fed Doctor   It’s true that perks from pharma companies influence doctors. But pharma dollars are nothing compared to the subsidies doled out by governments. In his recent article “Feed Me, Pharma,” ProPublica’s Charles Ornstein has been calling attention to studies showing that the prescribing decisions of doctors are […]

The Pharma-Fed Doctor

The Disposable Veterans

The Disposable Veterans

By Karen De Coster LewRockwell.com July 29, 2016   The Disposable Veterans     The obituary says he “lost his battle with PTSD.” He lost his battle for freedom and a quality life once he signed up to be used as cannon fodder for the US Government. Quote: “Ketchum had been struggling with PTSD and substance abuse after […]


President Signs Law That Overturns Vermont GMO Labeling Rules, Replaces Them With Barcodes

By Chris Morran Consumerist July 29, 2016   President Signs Law That Overturns Vermont GMO Labeling Rules, Replaces Them With Barcodes     Earlier this month, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fast-tracked a controversial piece of legislation aimed at overturning and preempting state laws for labeling foods made with genetically modified ingredients. The Senate passed […]

President Signs Law That Overturns Vermont GMO Labeling Rules, Replaces Them With Barcodes

Stop Drinking the Kool-Aid, America: Political Fiction in an Age of Televised Lies

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute July 28, 2016   Stop Drinking the Kool-Aid, America: Political Fiction in an Age of Televised Lies   “We’ve got to face it. Politics have entered a new stage, the television stage. Instead of long-winded public debates, the people want capsule slogans—‘Time for a change’—‘The mess in Washington’—‘More […]

Stop Drinking the Kool-Aid, America: Political Fiction in an Age of Televised Lies

Speak Loudly and Carry No Stick

Speak Loudly and Carry No Stick

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital July 28, 2016   Theodore Roosevelt’s famous mantra “speak softly and carry a big stick” suggested that the United States should seek to avoid creating controversies and expectations through loose or rash pronouncements, but be prepared to act decisively, with the most powerful weaponry, when the time came. More […]


On Top of Emails, Leaked DNC Voicemails Show Money Buying Access

By Jon Queally Common Dreams July 28, 2016   On Top of Emails, Leaked DNC Voicemails Show Money Buying Access ‘Messages highlight the relationships between donors looking for favors and goodies, and the party officials trying to bring in money to their coffers’     Just before President Barack Obama delivered his speech to the Democratic […]

On Top of Emails, Leaked DNC Voicemails Show Money Buying Access

Hacker Guccifer 2.0’s New Leaks Reveal An Anti-Sanders DNC, And More

Hacker Guccifer 2.0’s New Leaks Reveal An Anti-Sanders DNC, And More

By Isiah Holmes The Fifth Column July 28, 2016     Hacktivist Guccifer 2.0 strikes again, sending a steaming hot cache of DNC documents to WikiLeaks. While some documents indicate internal skepticism of the Iran agreements, others are more jarring. Leaks outline how DNC officials literally conspired against Senator Bernie Sanders’ run for president. These new […]


Lobbyists Celebrate Democratic Party’s New (renewed) Embrace at Convention

By Against Crony Capitalism July 28, 2016   Lobbyists Celebrate Democratic Party’s New (renewed) Embrace at Convention     “Happy days are here again…” Yes indeed. They are for K Street if Hills gets in the White House. Though Obama has been a ready friend to the lobbyists, banks, and other special interests (which we’ve […]

Lobbyists Celebrate Democratic Party’s New (renewed) Embrace at Convention

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Will Putin Get a Pulitzer?

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com July 28, 2016   Will Putin Get a Pulitzer?   Waving off the clerics who had come to administer last rites, Voltaire said: “All my life I have ever made but one prayer to God, a very short one: ‘O Lord, make my enemies look ridiculous.’ And God granted it.” […]


JFK Turned to Peace and Was Assassinated

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org July 28, 2016       Researchers who have investigated the assassination of President John F. Kennedy for 30 or more years have concluded that he was murdered by a conspiracy of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the CIA, and the Secret Service. See for example, JFK […]

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Afraid of Technology? Here’s the One Rule to Follow

By Cathy Reisenwitz Foundation for Economic Education July 28, 2016   Afraid of Technology? Here’s the One Rule to Follow   Remember last year when people freaked out about Facebook’s image recognition capabilities? Well hold onto your shoes, luddites, because now Facebook’s got drones. Yep, but the company isn’t dropping bombs or mixtapes. Facebook is […]

Afraid of Technology? Here's the One Rule to Follow

Federal Reserve Holds Yet Again

Federal Reserve Holds Yet Again

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center July 28, 2016   Federal Reserve Holds Yet Again   (Image courtesy of NCinDC/Flickr,CC)   Unsurprisingly, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided today once again to hold the target federal funds rate at 1/4 to 1/2 percent. Kansas City Fed President Esther George was the sole dissenting vote […]


What Can Discrimination Explain?

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com July 28, 2016   What Can Discrimination Explain?   A guiding principle for physicians is primum non nocere, the Latin expression for “first, do no harm.” In order not to do harm, whether it’s with medicine or with public policy, the first order of business is accurate diagnostics. Racial discrimination […]

Walter E. Williams