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Author: Everett Themer

Latest JFK Files Question Oswald’s CIA Involvement and Motives

Friday, the National Archives released an additional 676 government documents related to the John F. Kennedy assassination. It’s the third public release this year and represents the first in a series of rolling document releases pursuant to President Trump’s order. Last week, President Donald Trump ordered that  all remaining records pertaining to the assassination of John F. Kennedy be released to the public.  While a majority of the previously withheld documents were released, he also allowed agencies to review their proposed redactions and ordered that they only withhold information in situations regarding national security. Friday’s release consisted primarily of...

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Pharmaceutical Packaging Target of Legislation

Two U.S. senators introduced legislation Tuesday requiring federal agencies to come up with solutions to the waste caused by oversized eye drops and single-use drug vials, citing a ProPublica investigation published last month. The bipartisan effort by Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, is calling for both the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to come up with a plan to reduce the waste, which is estimated to cost billions of dollars a year. “With the skyrocketing costs of prescription drugs, American taxpayers shouldn’t be footing the bill for medicine going to...

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Lead Tainted Water Still Weighing On Flint Residents

Almost three years after it began, the Flint, MI water crisis has left many residents still relying on bottled water, with experts stating that the ramifications are likely to continue for years to come. The water crisis began in 2012, when Flint decided to switch the city’s water source and failed to treat that water with an anti-corrosive agent, allowing it to corrode the pipes and lead to dissolve into the water.  Even while the city works to replace the damaged lines, the water continues to remain unsuitable for drinking. Last week, a federal judge ordered Flint administrators to decide on...

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China Quietly Militarizes Disputed Waters

While the world’s attention is focused primarily on the tensions surrounding North Korea, China has again begun construction and reclamation in the South China Sea, according to recently analyzed satellite images. With underlying international disputes regarding the region unresolved and new images showing China continuing to develop facilities on North and Tree islands in the contested Paracel islands, experts say the vital trade route remains a global flashpoint while regional diplomats and military officials fear that China is preparing to more powerfully reassert its claims over the contested waterway in the near future. Some military analysts expect China to...

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Disclosure Advocate’s Brother Targeted by Government Investigation

Tony Podesta, brother of former Hilary Clinton campaign chairman and UFO disclosure advocate John Podesta, has stepped down from his position as the head of The Podesta Group as he becomes a subject in the ongoing investigations of Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller.  Podesta became a target for Mueller as a result of the investigation into former Donald Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort’s finances. As Politico noted: Manafort organized a PR campaign on behalf of a nonprofit called the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine.  Podesta Group was one of several firms that were paid to do work on the PR campaign...

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