Saturday, Jan 15, 2011 20:54 GMT Loughner’s
Photos Reportedly Include G-String and Gun It’s quite embarassing for the establishment media who
pushed the hoax for several days that Loughner was a tea partier to
now have every single detail about him confirm that his rampage was
so obviously motivated by his mental instability and has nothing whatsoever
to do with politics.
And Gloom Have you noticed that most Americans seem to
know far more about American Idol, Dancing with the Stars, Justin Bieber
and their favorite sports teams than they do about world affairs?
First WikiLeaks Revolution? Tunisians didn’t need any more reasons
to protest when they took to the streets these past weeks — food
prices were rising, corruption was rampant, and unemployment was staggering.
But we might also count Tunisia as the first time that WikiLeaks pushed
people over the brink.
Oil Prices May Kill The Economy NICK Clegg earlier this week made a pitch for
the hearts of “alarm clock Britain”: those who “come
rain or shine are busy making Britain tick”. He was right to identify
working people as being in need of support, having been taken for granted
during the Labour years.
Rules Government Can Keep Naked Body Scanner Images Secret A federal judge has ruled that the Department of Homeland Security
can keep images produced by x-ray body scanners out of the public domain,
in a blow to privacy group The Electronic Privacy Information Center'
s (EPIC) efforts to release more than 2000 of the images that show intimate
details of airport travelers' bodies.
urges global protests
“The internet needs champions and we will rise…We are Anonymous
and so are you. Stand up and fight. Every city, everywhere,” the
video message said.
puts a stop to homeless outreach Bobby and Amanda Herring spent more than a year
providing food to homeless people in downtown Houston every day. They
fed them, left behind no trash and doled out warm meals peacefully without
a single crime being committed, Bobby Herring said.
Runs Out Of Silver In Germany With the US Mint selling silver at an unprecedented
pace, it was only a matter of time before the silver shortage would
be spotted across the Atlantic, where distributors ran out of both
gold and silver on a daily basis during the first time Europe became
insolvent some time in early May 2010.
Government Admits Fluoride Hurting Children A significant milestone in the fight against
fluoride emerged quietly and without major notice from the mainstream
news last week. After decades of ignoring the research about the
dangers and hailing water fluoridation as one of the 10 greatest
health achievements of the 20th Century (CDC), the government is
calling for a reduction in the amount of fluoride it adds to public
water supplies, citing its negative effect on teeth (dental fluorosis).
For the first time since 1962, the standard for fluoride will be
lowered from 1.2 to 0.7 milligrams per liter.
reveals top ten violence-inducing prescription drugs The Institute for Safe Medication Practices
(ISMP) recently published a study in the journal PLoS One highlighting
the worst prescription drug offenders that cause patients to become
violent. Among the top-ten most dangerous are the antidepressants
Pristiq (desvenlafaxine), Paxil (paroxetine) and Prozac (fluoxetine).
gasoline prices sour U.S. consumer mood
Rising gasoline prices beat down U.S. consumer sentiment in early
January, overshadowing an improved job outlook and passage of temporary
federal tax breaks, a survey released on Friday showed.
Targets Critics Of Government With Home Visits After Arizona Shootings We can add another victim to the Tucson tragedy - the right
to criticize government without fear of getting a knock on your
door from the feds. Despite the fact that shooter Jared Loughner
was not politically motivated, the FBI is now compiling a list of
Americans deemed a potential threat because they criticized their
representative - and targeting them with home visits.