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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…

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…

The Blinding Blue Light Of Asteroids

  Astronomers and physicists would have us believe these explosive displays of energy are caused entirely by friction against the atmosphere. I highly doubt that is the case.  Most of these rocks are rather small; far too small to create these kinds of displays by friction alone.  Many asteroid atmospheric explosions generate kiloton energies equivalent to…

Kirchhoff’s Law Proven Invalid, The Implications Are Enormous

Prof. Pierre-Marie Robitaille, Ohio State University, demonstrates why Kirchhoff’s Law of Thermal Emission is not valid, and the implications that invalidity has for all future scientific inquiry. Pierre-Marie Robitaille, Ph.D. Department of Radiology and Chemical Physics, Ohio State University EU2014 Conference, On the Validity of Kirchhoff’s Law of Thermal Emission, Albuquerque 20-24 March 2014 Kirchhoff’s Law…

Psychiatry – A Documentary On Pseudoscience

Another interesting documentary.  This one deals with the history of psychiatry.  It makes quite a few interesting points, notably that there exists no biological test for any mental illness, no mental illnesses have ever been cured by psychiatric treatment, and that metal illnesses themselves are simply declarations made by the psychiatric community of behaviors they deem to be abnormal.