AIDS Research Stalled, Larry Kramer Reports

June 10, 2015 8:25 PM0 comments

Research into an AIDS cure and vaccine has all but come to a halt at the National Institutes of Health, and the funding arm of the AIDS research effort “is a demoralized, non-functioning mess.” This news, as delivered to me last weekend in an interview with Larry Kramer, the planet’s […]

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The Conservative Movement Needs A Few Good Shrinks

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The conservative movement has collectively lost its mind. It is out of touch and out to lunch, with the expanding GOP presidential Bozo Bus exacerbating this debilitating condition. Much of this calamity is due to three strategic blunders: 1) Injecting religious extremism into politics; 2) Deciding that conservatives could opt […]

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Karma & the Filthy Rich

June 3, 2015 6:37 PM3 comments

There was a blockbuster in the Sunday paper this week that was relegated to the Business section so that sports and Sunday funnies-obsessed readers would likely not even notice it. It belonged under a blaring headline on the front page. In a skinny one-column headline on the front of the […]

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The GOP Bozo Bus & its Graveyard of Skeletons

June 2, 2015 3:49 PM6 comments

The myth that the GOP is a party of “Family Values” continues to crumble, with chronic scandals rocking the hypocritical conservative movement to its soulless, empty core. The latest miscreant to slither out from the woodwork is former House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL), who was indicted for illegally paying hush […]

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Local TV Station’s ALEC Takedown

May 27, 2015 6:54 PM1 comment

The Wolf Blitzers, Chuck Todds and their ilk of the world should take notice: real investigative journalism still exists and can not only do powerful work to expose deception in politics, but to put to shame the neutered drivel that passes for so much of what constitutes “news” these days. […]

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The Immoral Habit of Homophobia

May 26, 2015 5:33 PM35 comments

The most revealing question of 2015: Do you support gay marriage? At once, it divulges whether a person, nation, or faith is modern, wise, and decent. Those who oppose marriage equality are often vulgar and mean-spirited. It is not coincidental that moral cesspools – such as Iran, Uganda, Russia, Jamaica, […]

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The Peak Oil Crisis: Energy from Buoyancy – A new Disruptive Technology?

May 22, 2015 10:16 AM12 comments

In the past year yet another technology that seems to produce cheap, pollution-free energy has emerged. If this technology proves viable, it could join with cold fusion and hydrinos as an alternative to the combustion of fossil fuels. For several years now, I have been reporting on the progress in […]

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Surprised by Waco? You Shouldn’t Be

May 20, 2015 8:02 PM0 comments

Whoa, we didn’t see that one coming! The sudden outburst in Waco, Texas, of a murderous gang war that left nine white men dead and hundreds arrested is one more indicator. Beneath the veneer of the bread and circuses that fill a fantasy life for most of us from our […]

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Time to Ban Conversion Therapy

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Conversion (aka reparative) therapy is on the long, arduous road to extinction in America because to label it “therapy” is a misnomer. All leading mental health associations have emphatically declared that gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people are mentally sound. Yet, conversion therapists brazenly, and without evidence or peer reviewed […]

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Why Jeb Defends W’s Iraq Invasion

May 13, 2015 5:53 PM0 comments

It should come as no surprise that even before getting a presidential bid underway, Jeb Bush has soiled himself with his brother’s eight years of the worst presidency in the history of the U.S. by confessing in a Fox News interview that he, too, would have authorized the criminal and […]

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