Media 2.0 – N through Z

Did Leaded Gasoline Contribute to the U.S. Baby Bust?

The U.S. fertility rate has fallen to a 40-year low of 1.76 children per 100 women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Is lead to blame? A new study by three Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) economists says it is. Noting that …

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U.S. staffer suffers 'sound' injury in China

(Channel News Asia) BEIJING: The US embassy in China issued a health alert on Wednesday (May 23) after a US government employee experienced an “abnormal” sound and suffered a mild brain injury – in an incident reminiscent of a mysterious illness that hit diplomats in …

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Now 'Deep State' insiders to spill details?

The “Deep State,” the entrenched Washington bureaucrats who have worked to undermine every move by President Trump, may find details about their schemes on front pages soon. That’s because FBI agents who have the information want Congress to subpoena them. Three sources in direct contact with …

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Illegal immigrants now 'abducting' children

(Washington Times) The government warned federal judges in 2016 that their attempts to create a catch-and-release policy for illegal immigrant families would lead to children being “abducted” by migrants hoping to pose as families to take advantage. The court brushed aside those worries and imposed …

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Influential GOP Donor Threatens GOP Over DACA

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients and other young immigrants march with supporters as they arrive at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, March 5, 2018. The program that temporarily shields hundreds of thousands of young people from deportation was scheduled to end Monday by …

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Marble Halls & Silver Screens Podcast – ep.20 Mecurial Mercenaries Edition

  Covering the connection of DC politics and Hollywood entertainment where they contribute to our culture. It was an active week of subversive individuals breaking from orthodoxy to create havoc on propriety. Also, “Deadpool 2” was released into theaters! Sarah and Brad cover a wide …

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Seattle City Council To Businesses and Residents: Screw You, Pay Me.

The Seattle city council strikes again. On the heels of passing a $275 per employee tax on businesses making over $20 million in the city to address the homeless problem, members have proposed another property tax increase…for the children, of course. The increase proposed by council …

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Home invaders turn tail and run as homeowner shoots at them — with a bow and arrow

A Pennsylvania homeowner reportedly heard a pair of intruders enter his Shaler residence through the back door Friday night. So he grabbed a weapon and shot at them. But it was no Smith & Wesson, Glock, or Beretta he aimed at the crooks. This guy …

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OH-Sen.: Ohio has a big pension problem — but candidates disagree sharply on solution

The state of Ohio doesn’t have enough money to fund its approximately 60,000 retired union workers’ pensions, WVXU-FM reported. Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown believes the solution is to create loans using treasury bonds to fund the pensions, but his midterm opponent, Republican Rep. Jim Renacci, …

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News you might have missed: Morning links for Wednesday, May 23

Scientists will use DNA to try to track down…the Loch Ness Monster (Reuters) It worked for the Golden State Killer, so why not Nessie? Scientists plan on searching for environmental DNA (known as eDNA) left behind in the Scottish loch from the mythical sea creature’s …

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