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Most of our news media are full of empty calories…no-nutrient-news.

Here’s a bit of Frugal Dad‘s post about our news-starved nation, my emphasis added, so you’d be very clear about where I found it  (I promise to get off the nutrients metaphor) Too many of us eat meals while watching … Continue reading

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Save your gut – And your butt

note the sources and read more…far too many antibiotics, slow-toxins like food coloring and injected fats and sugar and fully hydrogenated fats and and and … until not much of real taste or real food is left…just mega, barren calories… … Continue reading

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Pete Seeger, Arlo Guthrie Occupy Wall Street, Perform (VIDEO)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/22/pete-seeger-arlo-guthrie-occupy-wall-street_n_1026299.html There’s a video on the site “…Seeger joined in the Occupy Wall Street protest Friday night, replacing his banjo with two canes as he marched with throngs of people in New York City’s tony Upper West Side past banks … Continue reading

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: The Fracking Industrys War On The New York Times — And The Truth

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-f-kennedy-jr/fracking-natural-gas-new-york-times-_b_1022337.html read the article for facts, facts, facts –not simply a rant… “Superb investigative journalism by the New York Times has brought the paper under attack by the natural gas industry. That campaign of intimidation and obfuscation has been orchestrated … Continue reading

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Military-Industrial Complex Speech, Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961

http://coursesa.matrix.msu.edu/~hst306/documents/indust.html There is much to read in this speech. This is the part most familiar to many people — “… This conjunction of an immense military establishment and a large arms industry is new in the American experience. The total … Continue reading

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Iraq American Death Count: Public Largely Unaware

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/03/13/iraq-american-death-count_n_91346.html The [2008] study also finds that over the same period of time, the media coverage dropped to only 3% of news: The drop in awareness comes as press attention to the war has waned. According to the News Content … Continue reading

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Worst. President. Ever.—By Scott Horton (Harpers Magazine)

http://www.harpers.org/archive/2008/04/hbc-90002804 oeHis domestic policies,” another noted, oehave had the cumulative effect of shoring up a semi-permanent aristocracy of capital that dwarfs the aristocracy of land against which the founding fathers rebelled; of encouraging a mindless retreat from science and rationalism; … Continue reading

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