Will the Fed Kill the Recovery Again?

For most of its history, the Federal Reserve has been dominated by bankers and orthodox economists, who kill the recovery at the first sign of inflationary risks. Happily, the Fed today is led by Janet Yellen, a very uncharacteristic Fed chair who spent most of her career as a labor economist, of all things. Yellen is aware of the changes in the structure of...

EBOLA – Dallas, Texas

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings has activated a city emergency management center after a patient was confirmed with the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. Rawlings said Wednesday that city officials are cooperating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to determine who’s been in contact with the man. Medical experts on Tuesday confirmed the...

‘Enhanced security’ at overseas airports with US flights

The US homeland security department has said it will put into place “enhanced security measures” in certain overseas airports with direct flights to the US. A UK transport official told the BBC the country would be among those to step-up security procedures. The move comes amid US media reports that al-Qaeda affiliates in Syria and Yemen are...

Aspartame Being Re-Branded as AminoSweet: The Next Chapter in Aspartame’s Dangerous History

Aspartame’s presence in the world’s food supply has been the subject of great protest and controversy since the mid-1980′s when then CEO if Searle, Donald Rumsfeld, pushed for it’s approval to be sold on the market. As you may or may not remember, Mr. Rumsfeld went on to become George W. Bush’s Secretary of Defense. But aside from Aspartame’s...

Extremely Contagious Pig Virus Has Already Killed More Than 4 Million Hogs In The U.S.

If you eat pork, get ready to pay a lot more for it. A highly contagious pig virus known as “Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus” has now spread to 27 different U.S. states, and it has killed more than 4 million hogs since last May. Smithfield Foods, the largest pork producer in the entire world, estimates that approximately 10 percent of all adult female hogs...

US Soldiers Used $100 Million in Food Stamps in 2013

New numbers from the Defense Commissary Agency just revealed that US soldiers spent over $100 million worth of food stamps at military commissaries in 2013. That’s more than quadruple the number in 2007.