Fox News cans shady market analyst
Fox News has fired paid contributor and market analyst Tobin Smith for receiving compensation to promote the stock of Petrosonic Energy, a violation of network policy. According to a Media Matters review, Smith's company, NBT Equities Research [...]
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Bill Ayers Admits To Writing Obama Memoir
The fine ladies and gentlemen at Real Clear Politics (RCP hereafter) have posted a video interview they did with Bill Ayers. Ayers is an accomplished author with many books to his name and he has admitted recently in a video interview to writing Barr [...]
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Vaccine Advocate Asks For Informed Consumers
Dr. Paul Offit advocates the use of vaccines and because of it he receives a large amount of hate-mail (and phone calls, as a matter of fact). In the end all he is fighting for is informed consumers. In his upcoming book “Do You Believe in Magic?: [...]
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Group of 8 to collaborate on tax collection as global debt crisis looms.
The BBC and other news organizations have noted that the United States and other members of the G8 (Group of 8) are now collaborating on a scheme to collect tax from those who have used the traditional borders of countries as methods for sheltering t [...]
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Weight Gain in Babies Linked to IQ
University of Adelaide Public Health researchers conducted a study recently on more than 13,000 full term babies. The researchers say that they have linked weight gain in the first four weeks after birth with IQ scores later in life. They say that th [...]
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The Detroit of Now: United States of the Future
This fellow, Tyler Durden, seems to be making the rounds. This time it is an article outlining the condition of the city of Detroit and how it reflects the future of the United States. Durden says that ...Detroit is a perfect example of what the fut [...]
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Google Spiritually Bans Facial Recognition
Google has told developers of the Google Glass that they will not allow facial recognition programs to be distributed on its network. This is only a suggestion, however. Side-loading applications on the platform (that is installing applications witho [...]
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Russian Missile Sales Purely Political
Russia's posturing in the Middle East has been shown to be purely political posturing from a recent WikiLeaks posting. Secure cables from the Russian foreign ministry show that while Russia promised countries in the Middle East missile systems, they [...]
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Supreme Court Upholds Invasion of Privacy
Monday a supreme court in the United States upheld the cheek swabbing of arrested or jailed individuals in order to obtain DNA samples. The decision was a complete division for the justices that came to the decision. From Boston.Com: ‘‘Make n [...]
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