Monthly Archives: February 2015

Will USDA Pick Eggs or Cash?

eggs“Cholesterol is not considered a nutrient of concern for overconsumption.”

There, they finally said it. But will the USDA listen to the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee?

The USDA should listen to the committee, but will be tempted not to, since it will create financial risk for cash-cow cholesterol-fighting companies. I mean, who wants to fight something that’s healthy?

Continue reading

Rich Less Rich Than They Think

trumpToday’s rich aren’t as rich as they think. For the poor, debt levels have increased to an unpayable point, making the rich’s gains imaginary.

Remember the toxic mortgage-backed securities behind the 2008 financial crisis? So many thought they were getting wealthy, until everyone realized subprime folks were never going to pay their subprime debts. As the masses lost their investments, TARP swooped in and made the cognitive elite whole anyway.

Continue reading

10 Reasons to Question Vaccines

question-vaccination1) The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program.

75 cents of every vaccination goes toward reimbursing other children who are injured by vaccination. Every measles-mumps-rubella vaccine is $2.25 collected by the government to reimburse other children that are vaccine-injured.

As a parent, it’s okay to ask, “Is a chance of permanent damage to my child worth some protection against measles and mumps?”

Are you a good parent if you don’t ask?

Continue reading