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Expat Files – 03.22.15

-Just like in the US, Latin governments are terribly corrupt… so the next duly (or unduly) elected chief thief nearly always finds the coffers empty. But no matter…. the next scumbag party chief thief in power does as every careless spendthrift government does and floats a new bond issue to cover the debt of the previous bond issue. Meanwhile, the …

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Expat Files – 03.22.15

An update on the Latin real estate bubble… it just keeps getting bigger. Every middle and upper-middle class Latin’s dream is to buy or build a new house in the “burbs”. Doesn’t that sound like a line from your grandparent’s book? By the way, living in the “burbs” is just one of the latest middle and upper-middle class Latin measures …


LOA Today – 03.19.15

Is fear holding you back? Nearly everyone experiences fear that keeps them from achieving their full potential. Do you know which side of your brain your fears reside in? It might not surprise you to learn that they’re stored in the left side of your brain. The problem gets magnified when we realize that our society is left-brain dominant. No …

What Women Must Know – Vaccine Myths and Vaccine Truths : Getting the Story Straight with Dr. Andrew Wakefield – 03.19.15

Dr. Andrew Wakefield, MB, BS, FRCS, is an academic gastroenterologist. He received his medical degree from St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School (part of the University of London) in 1981, one of the fourth generation of his family to have studied medicine at that teaching hospital. He pursued a career in gastrointestinal surgery with a particular interest in inflammatory bowel disease. …

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Leid Stories – 03.19.15

Q’s Life Still Matters: A Family’s Quest for Justice In A Police Killing — (Part 2) L’Sana DJahspora on Tuesday (March 17) described the horror of the moment he learned, on Nov. 7, 2014, that Cinque “Q” DJahspora, his 20-year-old son, a game designer, was dead—shot by a Jackson, Tennessee, police near the entrance to the condominium complex where the DJahsporas …

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This Can’t Be Happening – 03.18.15

Robert Zarr, a Washington DC-based pediatrician and president of Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP), a long-time leader in the campaign to bring single-payer health care on the Canadian model to the US, spoke with “This Can’t Be Happening!” host Dave Lindorff about why US health care is so complicated and expensive, and why the so-called Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), is doomed to fail, both at reducing costs and at guaranteeing health care access to all Americans.

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The Mark Riley Show – 03.18.15

Top Stories….. Commutes in New York are the longest among major cities, report finds. What, longer than LA??? Is there any way to fix this? And BTW, how much pollution is spewed into the atmosphere by vehicles stuck in traffic? Just asking. Air Force veteran from New Jersey tried to aid ISIS, US charges. What would cause a military man …