The New Way Police are Surveilling You: Calculating Your Threat ‘Score’

By Justin Jouvenal Washington Post While officers raced to a recent 911 call about a man threatening his ex-girlfriend, a police operator in headquarters consulted software that scored the suspect’s potential for violence the way a bank might run a credit report. The program scoured billions of data points, including arrest reports, property records, commercial […]

Oregon Standoff: Isolated Event or Sign of Things to Come?

By Ron Paul Campaignforliberty.org The nation’s attention turned to Oregon this week when a group calling itself Citizens for Constitutional Freedom seized control of part of a federal wildlife refuge. The citizens were protesting the harsh sentences given to members of the Hammond ranching family. The Hammonds were accused of allowing fires set on their […]

Why Does the U.S. Ignore Fluoride Toxicity in Drinking Water?

By Sally Painter Top Secret Writers The controversy over adding fluoride to the US drinking water supplies has been going on for nearly as long as the government has added the toxic chemicals since the 1940s. If fluoride is such a toxic chemical then why does the government mandate its use in community water supplies […]

Another High-profile Global Vaccine Conspiracy Exposed — This Time It’s the HPV Vaccine

By Catherine J. Frompovich www.activistpost.com As a researcher who’s been tracking vaccine issues, including scientific hijinks, since the 1980s, I cannot express what a pleasure it is to report the following unfolding vaccine geo-political drama. This alleged conspiratorial action is about the fourth or fifth one to break into daylight. Others include: the Simpsonwood Meeting […]

The Deceit About Being a ‘Republic’ Versus a ‘Democracy’ Washington’s Blog

By Eric Zuesse Washington’s Blog One of my recent articles at several sites, “Jimmy Carter Is Correct That the U.S. Is No Longer a Democracy” generated many reader-comments (such as here) saying things like, “The US has always been a republic. There are no true democracies in the modern world.” This will be my response to all who expressed that view: You miss […]

Employee Wellness Programs Not So Voluntary Anymore

By Rebecca Greenfield Bloomberg.com Dale Arnold, who worked for Wisconsin plastics maker Flambeau, chose not to take his work-sponsored health assessment and biometric screening. The company responded by pulling his insurance coverage. Like many employers, Flambeau uses a wellness program to cut insurance costs by encouraging healthy employee habits. In the past, submitting to on-site tests of blood pressure, body-mass, and cholesterol […]