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Aug 22 16:01

At Home, at Work, and as You Shop – More Self Defense Gun Stories

Here is the news you don’t get from the mainstream media. Again this week, responsible gun owners defend themselves and the people they love.Were these gun owners lucky, or were they well trained? These victims survived lethal attacks because they had a gun..and a plan.

Aug 22 13:13

Mapping Out Mortgage Debt Across the U.S.

Aug 22 13:01

China's poverty counties

Aug 22 12:31

Venezuela’s Health Care System Is in Shambles, but Markets Are Already Responding

By Byron Carson

Hospitals are supposed to help people, not become a source of their ailment. Generally, hospitals do help people. According to the data and graphing tools of Gapminder, rates of child mortality and malnourishment are negatively correlated with the number of physicians per 1,000 people and the number of hospital beds per 1,000 people. Similarly, the percentage of a population surviving to age 65 increases with the number of physicians and hospital beds.

Aug 22 12:12

What a Nobel Peace Prize, the Federal Reserve, and Endless War Have in Common

By Joe Jarvis

It was ten years ago that Congressman Ron Paul released his book, End the Fed. It immediately shot to number six on the New York Times Bestsellers list.

Paul’s message was that the Federal Reserve was created to bail out banks. It privatized profits for them and socialized losses for the rest of us. He said the system works against us by killing competition among banks and hiding taxes through inflation.

War funding is the main reason the government needs this hidden tax power...

Aug 22 11:56

Unsettling Study Names American Police as 6th Leading Cause of Death for Young Men

By Matt Agorist

A rather shocking study published this month by the Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences, names police officers as the sixth leading cause of death among young men. Police killings were only preceded in frequency by accidental death, a category that includes drug overdoses and car accidents, at 76.6 deaths per 100,000, followed by suicide (26.7), other homicides (22.0), heart disease (7.0), and cancer (6.3). These killings by police include shooting, choking, beating, and various other ways police have taken the lives of Americans...

Aug 22 11:51

Chicago Tribune Reports Various Smartphones Substantially Exceed Outdated Gov’t Safety Limits

By B.N. Frank

Those of us who are old enough remember that there were no “Smart” phones in 1996. There were cell phones for making calls — that’s it. Most people didn’t own them. Parents certainly weren’t giving them to their kids.

U.S. safety limits don’t apply to today’s cell phones and other wireless devices. They don’t apply to the way most people are exposed to them either. It’s not surprising that the Chicago Tribune discovered that various smartphones exceed the FCC safety limits. What’s unfortunate is that these limits have offered no protection to any of us for many years now...

Aug 22 11:16

Trump might one day NUKE Denmark, ‘prophetic’ Ted Cruz predicted in 2016

No one could have predicted in 2016 that US President Donald Trump would be throwing a geopolitical hissy fit over Denmark’s refusal to consider his offer to buy Greenland. No one, that is, except… Republican ex-rival Ted Cruz?

“I don’t know anyone who would be comfortable with someone who behaves this way having his finger on the [nuclear] button. We’re liable to wake up one morning and Donald, if he were president, would’ve nuked Denmark,” Cruz told a crowd during a New Hampshire campaign event in February 2016.

Aug 22 11:16

Tariffs Accelerate Trucking and Shipping Slide

By Peter C. Earle

Trucking and transportation firms more broadly are both seasonal and cyclical businesses, and some of the earliest signs of damage from the current administration’s trade war with China are beginning to reveal themselves. Traditionally a leading indicator, transportation and shipping data often take two to three quarters to show up in broader national economic statistics. They have the added benefits of being without the anchoring biases that other economic indicators are and, being drawn from disparate sources, cannot easily be manipulated.

While truck, air transport, and maritime shipping activity were brisk in the early stages of the tariff war last summer (2018) — and even referred to as a “boom” at the time — the pace of the downturn over the last six to eight months makes the reasons behind last summer’s improbable surge clear: retailers were hurriedly attempting to stock inventories in advance of additional hostilities or stalled negotiations...

Aug 22 11:10

Medical Destruction: It’s Not Just a Conspiracy Theory

By Jon Rappoport

We’re now living in a time of accusations. A public official or mainstream press outlet doesn’t like what they’re hearing, and they say, “Well, that’s just another conspiracy theory.”

And then know-nothing people breathe a sigh of relief and move on. “Thank goodness THAT’S NOT REAL.”

If enough authorities repeat “conspiracy theory,” the truth goes begging.

In this case, the facts have arrived. What’s missing is widespread knowledge of those facts. The mainstream press is a cover-up operation...

Aug 22 10:58

Top 10 Signs We Are Entering a Recession

Aug 22 10:45

What’s the best way to teach children a second language? New research produces surprising results

By Karen Roehr-Brackin, University of Essex and Angela Tellier, University of Essex

People often assume that children learn new languages easily and without effort, regardless of the situation they find themselves in. But is it really true that children soak up language like sponges?

Aug 22 10:43

Scott Adams: The Chosen One, The Anti-Semite Competition, Super Volcanoes

Comments at: https://twitter.com/ScottAdamsSays/status/1164540725922390016?s=20

Outrage Theatre Presents:
President Trump looked to the Heavens and said WHAT?
In his self-loathing heart…does David Frum understand himself?
Portland Police Chief, the Babylon Bee, complete satire and reality
Helicopter-waiting Q&A sessions and President Trump
President Trump’s pro-quality brushback:
“It’s only anti-semitic in your head”
“Super-Volcano” fears…10% of humanity will die WHEN one blows
Should we ONLY pour unlimited funds into climate change?
What about pandemics, planet-killing asteroids and volcanos?
Bill Pulte gave away a Tesla this morning
Giving projects are providing a needed aid direct to the person
74% of NRA donations are from gun manufacturers? Is that correct?

Aug 22 10:30

Study Says BPA is Causing Severe Hormone Imbalances in 80% of Teens

By John Vibes

According to new research, four out of five teenagers in the UK are having their hormones disrupted by chemicals found in plastics. Experts believe that the chemical responsible for these widespread hormone issues is bisphenol A, which is more commonly known as BPA. This chemical is often used to make plastics, and can be found in products that come into contact with food.

Since this chemical can mimic the sex hormone estrogen, it has been found to lower sperm count in men. The chemical has also been linked to a variety of illnesses including breast and prostate cancer...

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