Inspection- Loki Cokie Roberts

by Ken Carman

 Is Ms. Roberts actually Loki in disguise? You know, Loki: legendary troublemaker and bad advice giver? Or maybe one of the Bad Idea BearsInspection from Avenue Q who tell you to do what you shouldn’t?
 Wouldn’t be the first public figure who leans rightward to take on that role, Rush Limbaugh being one of the most famous. Why anyone would take advice from someone determined to sabotage you I have no idea.
 If you Google you’ll quickly find many people on the left who think she’s a right winger, many on the right who think she’s a leftie, very Hillary friendly. As to the last, not from what I’ve heard.
 For various reasons I’ve taken to listening to NPR’s Morning Edition before my guilty comedic pleasure: Stephanie Miller, chuckles me even more awake via my XM radio. I’m half awake listening to ME, often typing on this laptop. The show provides mostly background noise. Read more

TiSA… Big Brother and Big Business Together

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President Obama started a fresh push for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP) on Friday when he sent Congress a draft Statement of Administrative Action.

That action means that after 30 days, the White House will be able to present Congress with legislation on the TPP.

And on Tuesday, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton chose Ken Salazar, who is an aggressively outspoken supporter of the TPP, to lead her White House transition team, despite the fact that Clinton has come out firmly against the TPP.

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Former Pro-GMO Scientist Speaks Out On The Real Dangers of Genetically Engineered Food

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Note: This article was first published in January 2015

I retired 10 years ago after a long career as a research scientist for Agriculture Canada. When I was on the payroll, I was the designated scientist of my institute to address public groups and reassure them that genetically engineered crops and foods were safe. There is, however, a growing body of scientific research – done mostly in Europe, Russia, and other countries – showing that diets containing engineered corn or soya cause serious health problems in laboratory mice and rats.

I don’t know if I was passionate about it but I was knowledgeable. I defended the side of technological advance, of science and progress.

In the last 10 years I have changed my position. I started paying attention to the flow of published studies coming from Europe, some from prestigious labs and published in prestigious scientific journals, that questioned the impact and safety of engineered food.

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Wisconsin GOP Passes Bill Banning Poor People From Buying Shellfish, Potatoes And Ketchup

How Wisconsin is “cheesy” another, not so good, way…

 

 

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Wisconsin Republicans are following through with their plan to be the cruelest state in the nation when it comes to the way poor people are treated by passing a bill that would ban them from eating a multitude of foods.

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