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Monica Mears – Child Abuse Pediatricians: An “Ethically Bankrupt” Profession that Destroys Families

I do not think that you can get a fair child abuse trial before a jury anywhere in the country… I do not care how sophisticated or law smart jurors are, when they hear that a child has been abused, a piece of their mind closes up, and this goes for the judge, the jurors, and all of us. …we …

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Duty to Warn August 1, 2016: The 50th Anniversary of the Start of America’s Mass School Shooting Epidemic And the Story of the “Clock Tower Sniper” By Gary G. Kohls, MD

It is a fact that 90% of America’s school shooters were on prescription brain-altering psychiatric drugs – drugs that are well known to cause inebriation, intoxication, loss of impulse control, rage, aggression, homicidal ideation, suicidal ideation, and temporary drug-induced mania and/or psychosis.   But the well-documented psychiatric drug connections to school shootings and a host of other widely-publicized episodes of …

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Jonathan Emmen – 7 Myths That Large Corporations Want us to Believe

The influence of major corporations is everywhere. If you go to a sporting event, the sponsors are major corporations. If you go to the grocery, the vast majority of items available to you comes from plants owned by major corporations. Even our media is corporate owned. The result is that these large corporations can pass along whatever myths and half-truths they …

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Neal Gabler – Why Hating the Media Could Make the Difference in November

As the political pundits keep reminding us, this might be called the “hate” election. Both major parties’ presumptive nominees, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, have historically high net unfavorable ratings – so high that voters are said to be casting their ballots against a candidate rather than in favor of one. The question seems to be: Whom do you hate …

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Pam Martens and Russ Martens – Hedge Funds Are Part of a Tricky Money Maneuver to Put Hillary in the White House

At the Democratic debate at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa on November 14, 2015, Hillary Clinton attempted to portray herself as the fierce enemy of hedge funds. She told the audience the following: “You have two billionaire hedge fund managers who started a Super PAC and they’re advertising against me in Iowa as we speak. So they clearly think …

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Internet trolls are psychopaths, says expert 1

No one likes to suffer from internet trolls and sadly these keyboard warriors seem to be a group that is increasing in numbers. At a recent summit about online harassment held in Austin Texas there was added security, and with good reason. The online hate mob Gamergate who speak about violence to women and minorities actually forced a recent discussion session …

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THICH NHAT HANH – The Practice of Sangha

Thich Nhat Hanh explains that sangha is more than a community, it’s a deep spiritual practice. A sangha is a community of friends practicing the dharma together in order to bring about and to maintain awareness. The essence of a sangha is awareness, understanding, acceptance, harmony and love. When you do not see these in a community, it is not …

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Peter Van Buren – Texas Academics Told to Avoid ‘Sensitive Topics’ to Prevent Angering Armed Students

Here’s another swanky benefit of our out-of-control gun culture: university professors should be aware that their students might shoot them. The Texas state legislature voted last year to allow students to carry concealed handguns into classrooms, dorms, just about anywhere on campus, a practice with roots to when Socrates taught Aristotle. If students packing seems like a bad idea to …

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Wendell Potter – Is Crony Capitalism a Big Reason for America’s Dental Health Care Crisis?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/wendell-potter/is-crony-capitalism-a-big_b_8433768.html For an example of how Big Money in politics is causing real harm to average Americans, look at the practice of dentistry in this country. The United States is facing a dental care crisis for a number of reasons. First, dental care has become so expensive many of us can’t afford to go the dentist. More than 130 million …