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Jul 18 09:13

The Right Kind of Cinnamon Enhances Memory, Improves Learning Ability And Can Reverse Parkinson’s

By Karen Foster

Eating one of the tastiest household spices may also improve learning ability, memory and even reverse Parkinson’s Disease according to new study results published online in the Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology.

Cinnamon is one of the most potent antioxidants in the world and regular consumption can lower blood sugar, help digestion, ease arthritis, lower blood pressure and even ward off Alzheimer’s...

Jul 18 09:11

British Parliament Incapable Of Having ‘Reasonable Vote’ On Trident

The British parliament is incapable of having a “reasonable vote” on the renewal of the Trident nuclear program in the wake of the country’s decision to quit the European Union, an analyst says.

Jul 18 08:50

DOJ: SUPREME COURT RULING MEANS ONLY 5 STATES WILL HAVE FEDERAL ELECTION OBSERVERS THIS NOVEMBER

When the Supreme Court struck down the Voting Rights Act in 2015, we learned that the 2016 election would be the first in two generations without the basic protections for equal voting rights for all people. The Voting Rights Act challenge was bound up with the passage of voter suppression laws in states where the GOP/Tea Party had taken office in the 2014 midterm elections, laws that re-implemented unconstitutional poll taxes, literacy tests, and other notorious techniques for keeping poor and racialized people out of the polls.

Jul 18 08:45

Money can buy candidates airtime but not the voters’ approval

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>>>Right to Rise spent more than $86 million over the course of the campaign, according to NPR. But none of that money could help Bush stand up straight next to Donald Trump on the debate stage, nor could it mitigate the withering effect of Trump’s “low energy” moniker for Bush.>>>
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>>>Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio each had his own war chest. Funny story about those guys . . . In sum, the amount of money spent by super PACs specifically against Trump exceeded $42 million. Not only were candidate-aligned super PACs unable to elevate their candidates, but anti-Trump super PACs were unable to knock out Trump.>>>
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>>>What about the Democratic primary? Hillary Clinton defeated Bernie Sanders; the headline “You’ll Never Guess Which Democrat Has More Super-PAC Money” would bait no one into clicking. Clinton outraised Sanders $93 million to $4 million in outside money. Yet Sanders mounted a remarkably successful campaign for a crotchety old socialist from Vermont>>>

Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com Democracy Is Surviving Citizens United Just Fine

Jul 18 08:37

Baton Rouge Shooter Identified As Former Marine, Reportedly Ex-Nation Of Islam Member

The killed gunman in the Baton Rouge shooting was identified as Gavin Eugene Long, a former marine and allegedly a former Nation of Islam member. He reportedly carried out the attack on his 29th birthday.

Jul 18 08:29

Mass Shootings Make Sense In A Democracy

In the wake of yet another mass shooting in America – this time, with the added bonus of being a Muslim terrorist attack – the mainstream media has been treating us all to a smorgasbord of adjectives with twisted and debased meanings. Evil becomes tragic, deviancy becomes familiar, and a perfectly-calculated and well-planned attack becomes ‘senseless.’ Pick any adjective, then pick your preferred meaning.

Jul 18 08:21

Who Gave Us Ruth Badder Ginsburg?

“Her mind is shot.”

That was the crisp diagnosis of Donald Trump on hearing the opinion of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the possibility he might become president.

Jul 18 08:16

Brazil Air Force To Control Rio Olympics Skies

Less than a month ahead of the Olympic games, Brazil reinforces security measures with Air Force.

Jul 18 07:48

Popular Uprising Backs Striking Teachers In Southern Mexico

In Chiapas, Mexico, what started as a fight for teachers union power has exploded into a popular movement against the privatization of public education and the entire public sector.

Jul 18 07:46

EXPOSED: Fuel fatcats are using Brexit as an EXCUSE to rip off British motorists

Big corporations have been using the “cloak” arguments about post-Brexit Britain which do not stack up to justify sky-high prices at the pumps, a leading campaign group has unearthed.

FairFuelUK has revealed how, even though wholesale oil prices have tumbled since June 23, the amount it costs to fill up a family car has not budged at all.

The group, which is campaigning to bring down Britain’s fuel prices, said the “only reason we can find to justify this is speculation driven by a cloak of supposed market uncertainty”.

Jul 18 07:35

15 Years of Fighting for 9/11 Truth

By The Conscious Resistance

Since September 11, 2001, a growing number of people from around the world have publicly questioned the official story of the 9/11 terror attacks. For 15 years architects, engineers, actors, scientists, pilots, firefighters, activists, and family members of the victims have raised a wide range of questions related to the funding of the attacks, the physics of the building’s collapse, the possibility of controlled demolition or other exotic weapon use to bring the buildings down, and much, much more.

For the 15th anniversary, the collective “9/11 Truth” movement will descend on New York City to protest and rally in the streets. The activists will rally at Ground Zero and other important sites throughout the city. There will also be a conference hosted by Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth and NYC activists. The conference will feature prominent figures who have questioned the government’s version of events over the last 15 years.

Jul 18 07:34

The Delusion ‘I Am Not Responsible’

One of the many interesting details to be learned by understanding human psychology is how a person’s unconscious fear works in a myriad of ways to make them believe that they bear no responsibility for a particular problem.

Jul 18 07:32

'Your daughter might be a vampire': Internet pokes fun at Mike Pence's Chili's family photo because his daughter has no reflection

Oops :)

Webmaster addition: In the reflection, Mike is perfectly in front of his daughter (although a teensy bit of her hair pokes out from behind Mike's neck).

Jul 18 07:29

Istanbul deputy mayor is in critical condition after a gunman stormed his office and shot him in the head

A deputy mayor in Istanbul is in a critical condition after being shot in the head by an unknown assailant.

Turkish broadcaster NTV reported that the assailant had stormed the office of Cemil Candas, a Jewish politician in the Sisli district, and then gun shots were heard.

It was not immediately clear whether the incident was linked to Friday's abortive military coup in which more than 200 people were killed.

Jul 18 07:27

Reich claims “there has never been any finding that Hillary Clinton engaged in illegal behavior.” This proves him wrong

Robert Reich, the proud friend of Hillary Clinton since she was 19 years old, says, “there has never been any finding that Hillary Clinton engaged in illegal behavior.”

Everyone except the Obama Administration has “found” that in her handling of her State Department emails, she broke at least the following six U.S. federal criminal laws (none of which laws was so much as considered by the FBI’s ‘investigation’, because it’s too obvious that she did what these laws describe — that she violated each one of these laws):

Jul 18 07:25

It took nearly three hours for France's terror alert app to respond to Nice attack

The app, called SAIP (Système d’alerte et d’information des populations) was released by the French Interior Ministry on iOS and Android in June, ahead of the Euro 2016 soccer tournament. According to the ministry, the app would provide users with alerts and information within 15 minutes of a terrorist attack being confirmed. But it apparently took much longer to send out alerts following last night's attack in Nice.

Jul 18 07:21

Newt Gingrich: Merely Visiting An ISIS Or Al Qaeda Website Should Be A Felony

Merely visiting a website should put you in jail? What if you're a journalist? Or a politician? Or a researcher trying to understand ISIS? That should be a felony? That's not how it works. This also assumes, idiotically, that merely reading a website about ISIS will make people side with ISIS. It's also not, at all, how the law works.

Jul 18 07:18

Maxthon browser caught sending personal data to Chinese server without user’s consent

Polish security researchers from the company Exatel that the browser regularly sends a ZIP files to server in China. The ZIP file contains all kinds of data about the system of the user and the internet history. Information about the system includes the CPU, memory, the adblocker status and the startpage. Also the URL of all visited websites, Google searches and a list of installed application on the system including their version number is sent to the Chinese company.

The browser has an opt-in setting for users to send specific information as part of Maxthon’s ‘User Experience Program’ but whether the user has this disabled or not, the ZIP file is send to Maxthon. The information that is sent to the Chinese company is perfect for cybercriminals to perform a targeted attack, according to one of the security researchers.

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