Suspected Illegal Vaccine Trials: 70 Years Ago in Ireland

The activity under investigation dates back 70 years in Ireland. “Scientists secretly vaccinated more than 2,000 children in religious-run homes in suspected illegal drug trials, it emerged today,” according to the Daily Mail. “Old medical records show that 2,051 children and babies in Irish care homes were given a one-shot diphtheria vaccine for international drugs […]

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The Baby Oxygen Trials: “We were told it was just to gather information”

In May 2007, Carrie and Shawn Pratt agreed to sign up their severely premature daughter, Dagen, for a government-funded study being conducted at Duke University Hospital. The Pratts say they were told that researchers simply were gathering information to help other children. At issue is an experiment in which researchers at two dozen academic institutions […]

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The Curious Case of Bowe Bergdahl

There must be a lot that we still don’t know about the curious case of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Surely, the Obama administration wouldn’t have dispatched National Security Adviser Susan Rice to publicly announce that Bergdahl had “served the United States with honor and distinction” if there weren’t supporting information to which the rest of us […]

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The Medicare Advantage Money Grab

Tens of billions of dollars in overcharges. Suspected over billing. Inflated health assessments. An investigation by the Center for Public Integrity has found deep and expensive flaws in the Medicare Advantage program created by Congress in 2003 intended to help stabilize health care spending on the elderly. Instead, CPI finds, the plans have sharply drive […]

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Justice Dept. Sued for Fast and Furious FOI Response

Judicial Watch, the conservative watchdog group that has successfully sued the federal government in multiple instances for unlawful Freedom of Information (FOI) responses, is taking on a new case. This one is on behalf of Fast and Furious whistleblower: Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) Special Agent John Dodson. The complaint filed against the Department of […]

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Kerry Benghazi Oversight Hearing: Cancelled

Today, the House Oversight Committee cancelled the planned June 12 hearing at which Secretary of State John Kerry was to testify. The Oversight Committee had subpoenaed Kerry for an appearance in May when he refused to appear voluntarily. After the subpoena, Kerry negotiated the June appearance. But at the same time Kerry agreed to testify, […]

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Miami Gardens’ Stop and Frisk Dragnet: Kids and Elderly

The Miami Gardens, Florida “stop and frisk” style policy may be “unparalleled” in the U.S. According to an investigative report by Fusion, in the summer of 2010, a young black man was stopped and questioned by police on the streets of Miami Gardens. According to the report filled out by the officer, he was “wearing gray […]

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The Search for Safer Vaccines

Vaccine-injured children who end up with autism are quietly winning their cases in federal court, but only when they focus on using the more general terminology of “brain damage” rather than calling it “autism.” Take the tragic case of little Elias Tembenis. It could teach us something about how to make vaccination even safer for at risk […]

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eBay Announces Cyberattack Compromising User Passwords

The consumer auction website eBay is the latest major corporate entity to announce that it–and its 128 million users–have been victimized by a cyberattack. Devin Wenig, the President of eBay Marketplaces, emailed notices to users today asking them to change their passwords. “Recently, our company discovered a cyberattack on our corporate information network. This attack compromised […]

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Thousands of Qaddafi-Era Missiles Missing in Libya

Some of you missed this article that I wrote a year ago about the fate of MANPADS left over from the Qaddafi regime in Libya. According to a well-placed source, hundreds of the missiles had already been tracked as having gone to Al Qaeda Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and thousands are unaccounted for. Before his overthrow […]

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