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We Dodged A Bullet With Former HHS Secretary Price

Admittedly, it’s not Tom Price, but his wife and Georgia lawmaker Betty Price (boldface mine):

State Rep. Betty Price, a Republican from Roswell, suggested quarantining people living with HIV during a House study committee meeting addressing the barriers HIV-positive people face.

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Conservatives

America's Environmental Protection Agency gagging its own scientists on climate change

E.P.A. Cancels Talk on Climate Change by Agency Scientists https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/climate/epa-scientists.html  By LISA FRIEDMAN  WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency has canceled the speaking appearance of three agency scientists who were scheduled to discuss climate change at a conference on Monday in Rhode Island, according to the agency and several people involved. 843 more words

USA

Bob Brown: High Court decision ensures free speech against environmentally polluting companies, like Adani

High court proves we have free speech against environmental wreckers https://www.theguardian.com/environment/commentisfree/2017/oct/22/high-court-proves-we-have-free-speech-against-environmental-wreckers, Bob Brown

Adani and the loggers should watch out – we have a right to peaceful protest to protect our environment, The high court has  1,152 more words

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Great News, Everyone! The CIA Has Promised To Become ‘Much More Vicious’! by Caitlin Johnstone

How much more vicious can you get than murder, assassination, torture, subversion, and all the other nefarious things the CIA has done? From Caitlin Johnstone at theburningplatform.com: 470 more words

Government

No, The US Didn’t ‘Stand By’ Indonesian Genocide—It Actively Participated

Jim Naureckas | FAIR | October 18, 2017

There’s a story in the New York Times today (1/18/17) headlined:

US Stood By as Indonesia Killed a Half-Million People, Papers Show…

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United States

Germany: Full Censorship Now Official Courts Rewrite History, by Judith Bergman

Germany just sentenced a journalist to six months in jail for posting a picture of the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin al-Husseini, shaking the hand of a senior Nazi official in Berlin in 1941.  431 more words

Government

Probe finds Pablo Neruda didn’t die of cancer

Press TV – October 21, 2017

International experts announced Friday that Chilean Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer, but could not conclusively determine if he was assassinated by late dictator Augusto Pinochet’s regime.

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