The FBI and this reporter tangled briefly in 1960; “Cointelpro” winner as the enemy of free speech

Bring spied upon by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is frightening news to any American, and I was no exception in 1960, when agents were hot on my trail. No, I had not robbed a bank or refused to "Like Ike." The FBI had targeted me, when they went after the Socialist Workers Party … Continue reading The FBI and this reporter tangled briefly in 1960; “Cointelpro” winner as the enemy of free speech

House weasel Scott Peters voted for hopeless bill to cut drug prices, but was just faking it for votes

Millions of Americans have died because they couldn't afford to pay for prescription drugs that might have saved their lives, and millions more stay in horrible jobs just to hold on to company/worker sickness insurance. How the dangerous gamble to not take an expensive drug evolves: You don't have health insurance and are diagnosed with … Continue reading House weasel Scott Peters voted for hopeless bill to cut drug prices, but was just faking it for votes

Has a Gestapo taken over America?

This is the way our freedom ends - swiftly, and always in the guise of protecting the people from an imaginary enemy within. The U.S. Government will work to find ways to counter the polarization often fueled by disinformation, misinformation, and dangerous conspiracy theories online, supporting an information environment that fosters healthy democratic discourse. -White … Continue reading Has a Gestapo taken over America?

China dominates our STEM graduate schools – a good way to steal American technology?

If you want to ruin America: Fill the nation to the brim with redundant flocks of lawyers, pencil-pushers, and political toads. Discourage your citizens from pursuing engineering graduate degrees. Encourage  your universities to favor communist students, instead of Americans. Allow your largest tech companies to hire their engineers from Communist regimes, who were educated here, … Continue reading China dominates our STEM graduate schools – a good way to steal American technology?

Foreign laboratories and factories dominate American drug market, while FDA flounders

If you thought the American people were the customers of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), you were wrong Human Drugs regulatory activities account for 33 percent of FDA’s budget; 65 percent of these activities are paid for by industry user fees, boasts the FDA website. No surprise: the 15,000 employees of the FDA … Continue reading Foreign laboratories and factories dominate American drug market, while FDA flounders

Tax Time: that 401K / IRA may end up costing you more than just investing for Capital Gains

Some readers, who are old enough to remember defined pension plans weren't just for unionized workers, may still think they are better off with IRAs and 401Ks, originally sold as tax-free until you retire. Advice from employers promised the new plan was better than a pension. You could put away as much as the equivalent … Continue reading Tax Time: that 401K / IRA may end up costing you more than just investing for Capital Gains

Off they go, into the far corners of America: untested for virus, unemployed, flying high!

Mark Morgan and Thomas Homan are experts on the crisis at the southern border They both thought they had seen everything wrong with the Joe Biden Open America plan. Even they were astonished when 14 separate families, or groups, boarded a recent American Airlines flight and struggled down the aisle past them with crammed bags … Continue reading Off they go, into the far corners of America: untested for virus, unemployed, flying high!

By 2030, U.S. must REDUCE carbon 50%; China to INCREASE carbon next 9 years!

World's Carbon Emissions by Country China is the world's biggest polluter - producing nearly twice as much carbon emissions as the U.S., according to the International Energy Agency. The score is China - 29% of the world's total, and U.S.A. - 16% in 2018. Since then, that disparity has increased with the American economy faltering … Continue reading By 2030, U.S. must REDUCE carbon 50%; China to INCREASE carbon next 9 years!