Fishing Babies Out of the River

You’ve heard it all your life: “No one in America is above the law.” That sentence is TOTALLY misleading. Bill Moyers said it right: “The system isn’t broken; it’s fixed.” I voted Democratic this election (I didn’t see any other choice), but now I know what the anarchists know: No matter what party we support […]

GE Crops Are a Dead End

With Monsanto ramrodding Agent Orange and Dicamba-Resistant cotton through EPA approval,  here are a few things to remember: Monsanto continues to use “tobacco science” to claim the safety of all GE products. This is flimsy science at best. GE crops contaminate forever. Like heroin, they require more and more use to be effective. Overwhelmingly, public perception […]

Secret Service Knows Almost Everything About You via Your Smartphone

Intelligence services collect metadata on the communication of all citizens. Politicians would have us believe that this data doesn’t say all that much. A reader of De Correspondent put this to the test and demonstrated otherwise: metadata reveals a lot more about your life than you think. HOW YOUR INNOCENT SMARTPHONE PASSES ON ALMOST YOUR […]

GMOs Will Destroy the Entire Planet, Says Nassim Taleb

Don’t be so quick to dismiss Taleb’s prediction as just another political “conspiracy theory,” as so many naysayers have done on climate change, despite the heavy weight of scientific evidence to the contrary. Nassim Taleb, a renowned New York University (NYU) professor recently raised eyebrows when he said genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have the potential to cause […]

The Cult of Self

  It is the cult of self that is killing the United States. This cult has within it the classic traits of psychopaths: superficial charm, grandiosity and self-importance; a need for constant stimulation; a penchant for lying, deception and manipulation; and the incapacity for remorse or guilt. – found on Adbusters magazine This blog, for […]