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Obama’s Billion Dollar Helicopters

Fucking insane. The Daily Beast reports: The Pentagon has awarded a contract to begin development of the most expensive helicopters ever made. Each helicopter will probably cost at least $400 million. The entire project, to build at least 23 helicopters, has been estimated to eventually cost between $10 billion to $17 billion. By comparison, the project could pay the combined…

Former Cop Speaks On “Justice” In America

From Reddit: Former cop here. Throw away for obvious reasons. Yeah, we have “quotas”. They are ‘unoffical’ but you get shit duties if you dont pull in so much money for the department per month. So, what that means is, say it’s the 30th of the month and you havent met your quota.. That means…

Marijuana, Economists and Crumbling Cartels – Oh My

It looks like Keynesian economists finally got something right!  Well… sort of anyways. The London School of Economics has put out an 82 page report condemning the war on drugs.  The report basically summarizes everything we already know to be true about the war on drugs, so there isn’t much point in going over the details.  What…

My Son Has Cancer

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  From the Daily Paul: My 5 year old son was recently diagnosed with fibro sarcoma. After much unnecessary delay he has finally been admitted to a good hospital, but its also 30 miles from where we live, and traveling back and forth has taken its toll on the little savings we had left. On…

Men Who Work Full-Time Earn Less Than 40 Years Ago

(CNSNews.com) – The real median income of American men who work full-time, year-round peaked forty years ago in 1973, according to data published by the U.S. Census Bureau. In 1973, median earnings for men who worked full-time, year-round were $51,670 in inflation-adjusted 2012 dollars. The median earnings of men who work full-time year-round have never been…

Must Watch: Under Our Skin, Documentary on Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is caused by a spirochete bacteria, very similar to syphilis.  And like syphilis, it can cause all sorts of inflammatory and neurological disorders if left untreated.  These disorders can mimic everything from ALS, to Multiple Sclerosis, to Fibromyalgia, to Parkinson’s disease.  (It’s worth noting that none of those diseases I just listed have…