Are Google and Verizon Trying to Choke the Net Too Early?

(WallStCheatSheet) – The Information Age is hardly out of the womb. It’s still gasping for first breaths while we clean it off to get a better look.

However, many people and businesses act as if the Information Age is ready for Long Term Care Insurance. Don’t buy what they’re selling.

Recently, Google (GOOG) and Verizon (VZ) started lobbying to end net neutrality. Essentially, they want to create multiple lanes of information traffic, and each lane will have different delivery speeds (see their clever loophole below). This is great for the companies because they want to better price discriminate among their customers. This is horrible for the Internet (in current form) because we have no idea how badly we will choke information and innovation if we cut the cloth this early in the game. Read entire article

Genetically Modified Fooods (GMO) Causes Sterility, Organ Failure And Oral Hair Growth; Obama Administration Pushes It

(OfGoats&Men) – Yippie. Your corporations love you. Monsanto loves you. They want you to grow hair in your mouth and your children not be able to reproduce.

Research Links Genetically Modified Food To Long Term Sterility from PSKF

A new study done by Russian scientists suggests that Genetically Modified Food may cause long term sterility, that is, sterility in second and third generations… Read More Here

MSM: Limit exposure to mobile phones: French experts

(Breitbart) – French health watchdogs, in a precautionary move, recommended on Thursday reducing exposure to mobile phones and other portable wireless devices. Continue reading

Recession Is Over; Depression Has Just Begun

For the last few months I have been casting around looking for bullish data points as counterfactuals to my more bearish long-term outlook. I have found some, but not enough. If you recall, early this year, I stated that we are in depression, making the case for the ongoing downturn as a depression with a small ‘d.’

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Robocops Come to Pittsburgh …and bring the latest weaponry with them

No longer the stuff of disturbing futuristic fantasies, an arsenal of “crowd control munitions,” including one that reportedly made its debut in the U.S., was deployed with a massive, overpowering police presence in Pittsburgh during last week’s G-20 protests. Continue reading

MSM: Four Swine Flu Vaccines Cleared for U.S. Sales, Sebelius Says

(Bloomberg) – The first vaccines for swine flu have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, a top health official said. Continue reading

MSM: China’s military launches long-range war games

(WPost) – China’s military launched war games Tuesday aimed at deploying forces at long distances, reflecting moves to ensure security in the restive western regions of Tibet and Xinjiang. Continue reading

Long Islanders: Why we’re getting more guns

As questions about gun rights swirl around the nomination of a new Supreme Court Justice, and debate continues over attempts in Congress to make it easier to carry concealed weapons state-to-state, an increasing number of Long Islanders are applying for pistol permits. Continue reading

MSM: Swine Flu Shot May Rely on Emergency Use of Additives

(Bloomberg) – Swine flu vaccine makers may rely on a U.S. emergency declaration to use experimental additives made by GlaxoSmithKline Plc and Novartis AG to boost a limited supply of shots that will be available to fight the pandemic. Continue reading

MSM: Health insurers want you to keep smoking, Harvard doctors say

(ScientificAmerican) – Health and life insurance companies in the U.S. and abroad have nearly $4.5 billion invested in tobacco stocks, according to Harvard doctors. Continue reading

MSM: Round Up Hate-Promoters Now, Before Any More Holocaust Museum Attacks

(USNews) – It’s not enough to prosecute these murders as murders. They are hate-motivated crimes and each of these men had been under some sort of police surveillance prior to their actions. Isn’t it time we started rounding up promoters of hate before they kill? Continue reading

MSM: Iran to mass produce long-range missiles

Iran is in the midst of a multi-year plan that it hopes will culminate in the production of several hundred missile launchers and over 1,000 long-range ballistic missiles within the next six years, according to estimates in the Israeli defense establishment. Continue reading