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Expat Files – 07.03.15

-What’s the real cost of first-world living in Latin America? Everyone wants to know exact figures and how to make a plan and formulate a proper budget. So today I’m providing a breakdown of my own personal monthly expenses “off the gringo tourist trail”.

-A word on the sometimes confusing issue of domestic water service in Latin America. Home and business owners are generally allotted what is called a “paja” of water or some fraction (or multiple) of a paja. One paja is about 8000 gallons per month, enough for a family of four gringos if properly cognizant of water conservation- whereas the same amount of water will serve a middle-class Latin family of 10 or more people. Californian’s are about to learn some difficult water lessons the Latins have been dealing with for decades.

2 Sneaky Ways Women’s Rights Are Being Threatened Right Now By Georgeanne M. Usova

The House has been hard at work in recent weeks passing spending bills to fund the government — but it’s no secret that these bills are about more than just setting funding levels. As has been the case historically, these bills are a chance for Congress to show the American people where its priorities really lie. And this year, the agenda includes …

VACCINE ECONOMICS – GREED, POLITICS, AND DISEASE PROFIT by Joel Edwards

Imagine if you had a product to sell that didn’t require advertising or marketing, but the majority of people thought they had to have it. Better still, millions of children and adults are forced to obtain your product in order to keep their jobs or go to school. The government is one of your guaranteed buyers. Your product doesn’t need …

Gardasil

Gardasil Firestorm in Denmark BY NORMA ERICKSON

In March 2015, a Danish national television station (TV2) aired a documentary focusing on girls who suspected they had been injured by the HPV vaccine Gardasil. Immediately after the airing of the show, girls with similar experiences started coming out of the woodwork. Virtually all of the girls had the same story to tell. They began to have serious new medical …

whooping cough

Study: Whooping cough resurgence due to vaccinated people not knowing they’re infectious?

Whooping cough has made an astonishing comeback, with 2012 seeing nearly 50,000 infections in the U.S. (the most since 1955), and a death rate in infants three times that of the rest of the population. The dramatic resurgence has puzzled public health officials, who have pointed to the waning effectiveness of the current vaccine and growing anti-vaccine sentiment as the …

U.S. Government to America’s Vets: Drop Dead

U.S. Government to America’s Vets: Drop Dead Richard Gale and Gary Null, PhD Progressive Radio Network, July 19, 2010   From 1991 to 2003, hundreds of thousands of our bravest men and women sought help from the Veterans Administration, from the Defense Department, from the White House, all to no avail. The official word was that Gulf War Syndrome did …

The Limping Left Can’t run, can’t walk, can’t even crawl

The Limping Left Can’t run, can’t walk, can’t even crawl Richard Gale and Gary Null Progressive Radio Network, June 9, 2014     In his seminal 1978 essay, The Power of the Powerless, former political dissident and later Czech president Vaclav Havel wrote:   “The Post-Totalitarian system is mounting a total assault on humans and humans stand against it alone, …

Federal Sponsored Corporate Science: Conspiracies or Critical Thinking?

Federal Sponsored Corporate Science: Conspiracies or Critical Thinking?   Gary Null and Richard Gale Progressive Radio Network, November 24, 2013     Objective skepticism, the ability to turn towards the mind’s faculty for critical thought, has rapidly declined in American society for several decades. Yet a healthy skepticism is necessary for questioning both the rhetoric and misinformation of “official” views …

The Coal Industry’s Unabated War on Americans’ Health

The Coal Industry’s Unabated War on Americans’ Health   Richard Gale & Gary Null, PhD Progressive Radio Network, December 7, 2009   Eight AM on a Saturday morning, fresh snow has been falling for two hours. My daughter Shelly asked if we could make snow ice cream. I said sure. We got a large bowl and went outside. As I …

The Hidden Hand- Who Controls The World?

by, Gary Null     The word “conspiracy” has lost its meaning and credibility in the American lexicon. Rarely is it ever used by mainstream media, professional associations and think tanks, and official federal public relations and propaganda in its original, constructive context to implicate wrongdoing and corruption. When “conspiracy” is heard, it is almost always pejorative, a word of …