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TSA turns into thought police as man detained over t-shirt text

August 30, 2012 1 comment

‘Delta Airlines, in collusion, of course, with the Transportation Security

(NaturalNews) Delta Airlines, in collusion, of course, with the Transportation Security Administration, seems to have a new division: Thought Police.

At least, that’s what Arijit Guha and his wife think after being kicked off a Delta flight out of Buffalo-Niagara for wearing a satirical t-shirt that apparently made some passengers and employees “very uncomfortable.”

Writing on his blog, Guha – who was returning home after attending his grandfather’s funeral – tells how he was treated as a terrorist for nothing more than his attire which, he explained, puts a sarcastic spin on the screening process airline passengers in the U.S. must endure.

“The story begins on Saturday, August 18,” Guha, who describes himself as a PhD at Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability, says.

Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/037002_TSA_thought_police_T-shirt.html#ixzz250vFgciW

Obama’s Justice Department Rushes to the Rescue of LIBOR Criminals


Friday, 20 July 2012

‘The Justice Department has launched a flurry of phony investigations in the LIBOR scandal, with the ultimate aim of protecting the banks from the consequences of their crimes. That’s the same role the Obama administration played in the “robo-signing” scandal: immunizing the criminals. In the LIBOR scheme, Attorney General Holder and his crew will try to shield the banksters “from legal action by a host of other government agencies and, ultimately, from the global universe of parties that have been harmed by the bankster’s schemes.’

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HSBC’s Criminal Clients


Thursday, 19 July 2012

‘And you thought bankers fixing interest rates and playing games with mortgage-backed securities was bad? How about laundering money for Mexican drug dealers, the Russian mafia and Mideast terrorists?

OK, if we’re talking about the potential economic impact on the average person, the interest rate and mortgage shenanigans are really bad, probably more so than the money laundering apparently brokered on a massive scale by the huge international bank HSBC.

But even so, the new report from the Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations detailing HSBC’s multiple failings over the past years is quite the doozy. It reads like a treatment for a villain in a James Bond thriller that never got greenlighted because it was too unrealistic. We could accept getting in bed with the Russians — but the drug dealers and the terrorists as well? That’s overkill.’

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Big Pharma criminality no longer a conspiracy theory: Bribery, fraud, price fixing now a matter of public record

July 9, 2012 1 comment

July 9, 2012

(NaturalNews) Those of us who have long been describing the pharmaceutical industry as a “criminal racket” over the last few years have been wholly vindicated by recent news. Drug and vaccine manufacturer Merck was caught red-handed by two of its own scientists faking vaccine efficacy data by spiking blood samples with animal antibodies. GlaxoSmithKline has just been fined a whopping $3 billion for bribing doctors, lying to the FDA, hiding clinical trial data and fraudulent marketing. Pfizer, meanwhile has been sued by the nation’s pharmacy retailers for what is alleged as an “overarching anticompetitive scheme” to keep generic cholesterol drugs off the market and thereby boost its own profits.

The picture that’s emerging is one of a criminal drug industry that has turned to mafia tactics in the absence of any real science that would prove their products to be safe or effective. The emergence of this extraordinary evidence of bribery, scientific fraud, lying to regulators and monopolistic practices that harm consumers is also making all those doctors and “skeptics” who defended Big Pharma and vaccines eat their words.

Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/036417_Glaxo_Merck_fraud.html#ixzz2076EMJVP

Merck’s Deceptive New Entertainment Product Campaign Pushes Drugs Like Candy on Young Children


Wednesday, 04 July 2012 07:50

‘The same multinational drug company responsible for thrusting the Gardasil vaccine on masses of young boys and girls is now targeting children with a deceptive new advertising campaign that likens allergy medication to candy.

Adweek and others are reporting that Merck & Co. has leeched itself onto a promotional campaign for the upcoming Dreamworks film Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, a move that has prompted the Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI) and several other advocacy groups to file a complaint with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

Packaging for Claritin allergy medication apparently now features characters from the Madagascar 3 movie emblazoned right on the label. The labels also entice children with offers of free stickers, downloadable Madagascar 3 interactive games, popcorn containers, and other knick-knacks.’

Read more: Merck’s Deceptive New Entertainment Product Campaign Pushes Drugs Like Candy on Young Children

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GlaxoSmithKline to Pay $3 Billion Fine After Pleading Guilty to Healthcare Fraud – the Biggest in U.S. History

July 3, 2012 3 comments

Tuesday, 03 July 2012 10:06

‘A UK drugs firm has been hit with a $3billion penalty after admitting to the ‘biggest healthcare fraud in history’.

GlaxoSmithKline paid U.S. medics to prescribe potentially dangerous medicines to adults and children.

It handed out cash as well as everything from Madonna concert tickets to pheasant-hunting trips. Authorities branded GSK as ‘cheaters who thought they could make an easy profit at the expense of public safety, taxpayers, and millions of Americans’.’

Read more: GlaxoSmithKline to Pay $3 Billion  Fine After Pleading Guilty to Healthcare Fraud – the Biggest in U.S. History

DNA of Thousands of Innocent People Still Being Collected by Police


Thursday, 07 June 2012

‘Privacy campaigners say the system remains “illiberal and uncertain” and accuse ministers of failing to ensure that the genetic fingerprints of those cleared of suspicion are removed from files.

Big Brother Watch also estimates it could cost forces up to £8million to sift through their records and remove DNA taken from people who were arrested but never convicted of crimes.

The warnings come despite the recent passage of the Protection of Freedoms Act, which was meant to scale down the biggest database of DNA profiles in the world, which has grown by almost 1m records since 2009.’

Read more: DNA of Thousands of Innocent People Still Being Collected by Police

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