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CBS 60 Minutes Leslie Stahl report-Cost of Cancer drugs

Pharmaceuticals are making a killing from excessive charges for cancer drugs that only extend a person's life on the average of only about 1 month. The program showed how one drug cost over $100,000/ year while another drug which is just as effective, and had fewer adverse side effects, cost only about $50,000 a few years ago. Now, because of the demand for the less expensive drug, they jacked the prices up to over $100,000. Also, they said that Social Security is locked in, by law, to having to pay what the pharmaceuticals charge.

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Nikita Khrushchev, after winning his seat as the Soviet Party Chief, accused Josef Stalin of massacre, torture of children, and a personal reign of terror, and in the process killing millions in a sensational speech in a hall behind closed doors at a party congress.

Newspaper Endorsements

I believe in giving credit where credit is due. Recently, I was sent a link by a reader to our town's newspaper and an "endorsement" interview for the office of school board. What was unique was the fact the interview was filmed and posted on the newspaper's website, under it's "Opinion" section, and what's more, the narrator conducting the interview provided the name of everyone present, including those on the Editorial Board. Now, why that may not sound like a big deal, it is, in fact, quite a big deal for us.

Inspection- What the Hell is Wrong with George Zimmerman?

  Maybe what's wrong with George is the same thing "wrong" with a certain sociopathic, paranoid, portion of America public who wants attention, to always be in the limelight, no matter how bad that attention is? And who thinks every government agency is out to get them? Maybe part of the problem is right wing talkers keep pumping up such paranoia?

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“There is profound anger and frustration at the degree to which big money is playing a mammoth roll in the political process today. Every day you read about the Koch brothers and other organizations who are pouring more money into Washington trying to buy the United States. They are trying to buy the Senate, they already own the Congress to a significant degree. It speaks to the absolute disaster of the right wing Supreme Court decision of Citizens United. The

Saudi Arabia Does Awards...

Saudi Arabia has just awarded the Islamic State (IS) a gold plated, mechanized, suitably engraved guillotine in recognition of the Islamic State’s massive, ongoing purchase of arms and vehicles from the Saudi’s traffickers and dealers.

Backward conservative nincompoops in Colorado pursing changes to history lessons taught in school.

http://news.yahoo.com/colorado-school-board-keeps-eye-history-changes-082408443.html

JUST ... WHAT IS A WOMAN ...?

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JUST ... WHAT IS A WOMAN ...?

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... what makes a woman 'normal'

... 'real' ... 'good'/'bad' ... 'acceptable'

... or ... 'discardable' ...?

Better Than Great

Happy New Year http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvWxoYULWrw

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JPMorgan Chase recently had what is called "one of the biggest data breaches in history" involving 76 million households and 7 million small businesses. They claim the stolen information is not sensitive, even though it could be used to steal identities. Great.

Taxpayers paying too steep a price for the alleged improvement in Washington’s Unemployment Rate.

First off, despite deadly additions linked dirty energy boom as well as Govt privatizations and ObamaCorporationCare$$$, the Labor Force Participation is the lowest it’s been since 1978 and Wage growth is sad, sad, sad. The Country has a too great a number of unemployed persons who are not even being counted by an Unemployment Rate for apparently mostly piss poor wage jobs.

And if you stop to think about what the recent job creations means for the quality of American Life it is NOT good at all.

Obama’s fracking cram down: “Michigan Resident Confronts Natural Gas Pipeline Surveyors With Shotgun”

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/10/03/3575593/et-rover-pipeline-surveying/

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A quarter of the people in Texas do not have healthcare and they are working! Texas is leading the nation in creating nation low minimum wage and low-paying jobs. These minimum-wage employees make so little that they don’t qualify for the Obamacare subsidies but they make enough that they no longer qualify for the free Medicaid through the state of Texas. This is called the “Red State Donut Hole.” It was created by the US Supreme Court, John Robertson for the right wing of the Supreme Court created this lope hole.

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Who Should an Economy Serve?

The top one percent own half of all the world's assets. In stark contrast, the bottom fifty percent of the world owns less than one percent. According to the 2014 Global Wealth Report from Credit Suisse, global inequality has surged since the 2008 financial collapse. The report explains that while global wealth has more than doubled since the year 2000, the vast majority of overall growth has gone to those who were already wealthy.