Archive for January, 2011

Wall Street Banksters and the Tapeworm Economy

Sunday, January 30, 2011 17:49 12 Comments

This interview with Catherine Austin Fitts is one of the most powerful 60 minutes of dialogue I have seen in some time. To quote Charles Burris: As former managing director and member of the board of directors of the Wall Street investment bank Dillon, Read & Company, and Assistant Secretary of Housing under George H.W. [...]

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US Government Brokers Deal Between Big Biotech and Big Organic

Sunday, January 30, 2011 13:28 1 Comment

Our Agriculture Czar, a Big Biotech guy, has brokered a deal for his biotech manufacturer clientele. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced that the USDA will allow genetically engineered Roundup Ready alfalfa to be planted without restriction (which means a government-brokered deal to force Big Biotech’s genetically-engineered products on those who oppose them). Organic and [...]

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Processed Wonder Foods Will Make Happy Bellies

Thursday, January 27, 2011 20:33 3 Comments

Still, the world is convinced that you aren’t what you eat, but you are how much of whatever it is that you eat. From an article in the Wall Street Journal: Nestle, one of the world’s largest food companies, hopes to develop new types of foods that, essentially, seek to trick the gut brain. The [...]

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Denizen Cops

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 6:29 4 Comments

In yet another government move to pit citizen against citizen, the UK is developing a voluntary force of resident despots, including young children, to shoot radar speed guns at their fellow human beings. The Community Road Watch scheme, which is designed to put the skids on inconsiderate drivers in speeding hot-spots around the town, is being [...]

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The Latest “Crime” Against Humanity

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 6:58 6 Comments

We can add another item to the list of everyday, victimless, peaceful activities that shall soon become a crime: distracted walking. From the article: After targeting drivers who paid more attention to their phone calls and text messages than the road, lawmakers in Arkansas and New York are now looking to crack down on pedestrians [...]

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The D Ain’t All Bad

Monday, January 24, 2011 20:31 5 Comments

Ahhhh, home. I’ve been here so long I can’t imagine trying to connect my history to another city’s history that has no recollection of me whatsoever. Maybe I’m just a sentimental fool who has had too much Motown music, Faygo Redpop, and Red Wing stanley cups.

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Big Government Needs to Drive Your Kids to School

Sunday, January 23, 2011 15:20 6 Comments

Now this one reads like a late-night TV skit. Kids shouldn’t walk to school anymore because we all must live in fear. Kids are in danger from predators, narrow sidewalks (!), and unclear signage. From the article: In 2009, Children’s Medical Center admitted 101 children into its trauma department for pedestrian injuries. For each of those, [...]

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Shoot me in the head with a whole grain, low-fat, reduced sodium hollow point .45, and I might get healthy.

Sunday, January 23, 2011 13:48 4 Comments

So now, carbs and processed ingredients, in the form of pizza, have been reinvented as a “health food” fit for school cafeterias. It’s called “Domino’s smart slice.” It is high-IQ pizza that knows how to properly nourish children. Domino’s Pizza wants to keep selling its products to public schools, so it has reinvented its product, [...]

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Saturday, January 22, 2011 22:01 3 Comments

Back in October, LRC’s own Dr. Donald Miller, a cardiac surgeon and medical school Professor, was a guest on one of the better podcasts on health and wellness, Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show. Dr. Miller discusses his conventional medical training, his earlier adherence to conventional wisdom, and his transformation to a critically thinking [...]

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Government Nutrition Czars and Corporate Statists

Saturday, January 22, 2011 18:37 1 Comment

Vitaminwater has been declared to be ‘not nutritious’ by a British Advertising Czar. The Advertising Standards Authority said Coca-Cola broke ad rules when it described its popular line of flavored water products as “delicious and nutritious” in an ad last summer, explaining that consumers wouldn’t expect a drink marketed as nutritious to have between four and [...]

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