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Water in California - info proliferated now is dubious (tags)

Constant fear productions proliferate our minds and our lives, without many questioning. Water shortage is the latest catastrophe being hawked to TheAmericanLittlePeople who use a teensy bit for clean 3rd worldish lives in So.California. The attempts to cause more insecurity, uncertainty and Blame the Ordinary Residents, i.e. of Los Angeles, vs. the agriculture businesses in No.CA and the commercial businesses everywhere is the usual - YOU must be to blame and we will punish you for using 'too' much precious water. The break-up community aspect is for neighbors to anonymously report about another's water usage with the righteous pride of having caught a 'bad guy' slyly is like East Germany's Stasi's games - spies living amongst each other so everyone distrusts and worries and can thus be Controlled. Oh no, here too ? Water is scarcer than before but still available and drinkable and for cleaning, in individual lives, not just in money-gathering-places of business, anywhere, even in LA. Wonder about what we hear and read and then ask, how did we 'suddenly' arrive at this desert from which we dare not escape or move ? Question those who like to hawk their fear-wares and fame flames of scarcity, that then elicits herd-obedience in that fear place. Can this be yet another 'conspiracy' that is not theoretical but created for political or financial purposes ? Could it be ?

April Sexual Assault Awareness Month (tags)

April has been designated Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). The statistics of sexual assault are shocking (207,754 victims 12 and older) and the statistics of those assaulted even more so(44% victims are under 18). Perhaps it is time though, that we look past the statistics and grasp that these people assaulted are more than mere numbers on a chart. They are people of both genders, with lives that are profoundly changed when sexual assault occurs.

Productivity is For Chumps: Don't Take a Piss Without Getting Paid (tags)

If you remember just one thing this Labor Day it should be this: Don't take a piss without getting paid for it. Larry Ellison gets paid for every dribble, every excretion, why should you be any different?

Aim for the head if you get into a gun fight with a cop (tags)

If you get into a gun fight with a crooked cop aim for the head? Also high powered rifle rounds will usually penetrate the bullet proof vests cops wear.

One Land, Two Economies (tags)

Economic prosperity and progress for the president are obviously synonymous with robustly higher profits for businessmen and stock speculators. The large majority of Americans must suffer more because the crisis is not over for them.

Camino Nuevo Staff Admonishing Echo Park Community to "Fact Check?" (tags)

Camino Nuevo Charter Academy's paid staff are the first to tout statistics, except when those statistics reflect poorly on them. Here's a rebuttal to their fact checking admonishments. Ultimately, the battle for CRES 14 comes down to who should control our schools -- public or private?

Request for full investigation into 'unseen' major New Zealand tragedy and reply (tags)

I very much fear that America is following the same path as New Zealand. It is the 'truth' not power politics or the 'money grab' which will help overcome the climate of fear and hopelessness. Obama, I think, needs the assistance of some of the America's top thinkers and spiritual leaders.

Lie of Swine Flu Data Exposed (tags)

Lying with statistics is an old game and the latest perpetrator is of course the US government which has played games with the swine flu statistics that has caused hysteria, having schools close so they can be used as medical facilities, terrorizing people to get the vaccine who do not need it, and much more. "Washington Unplugged," a CBS program, surveyed 50 states, and found that often only 1% of people tested had the swine flu. This is not an epidemic.

Lies, Statistics and the Los Angeles Times: "Firing Teachers" (tags)

The LA Times makes it appear as if non-qualified teachers are gaming the system in great numbers, but a careful reading of the article shows that may not be the case.

"Like the Shipwreck of the Titanic" (tags)

Around five million Americans have no job. "If nothing is done," the president warns, "the unemployment rated will soon be in double-digits." Whoever is unemployed in the US usually loses his health insurance and is threatened with personal bankruptcy.

Progresso and Campbell's use statistics to lie about each other (tags)

I think Mark Twain said something like there are “Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics” meaning you can use statistics to tell lies very well. Corporate giants Campbell & Progresso prove it trying to slander each other

Chiefs of Los Angeles Police and Fire Departments make bold new changes (tags)

Heads of Los Angeles Police and Fire Departments make bold new changes in hopes of reducing reported crime and fires

L.A.'s Pet Project: By the Numbers (tags)

Los Angeles Animal Services General Manager Mr. Guerdon Stuckey routinely states that there has been a decrease in animal shelter deaths within the past year; however, the facts seem to point to an increase.

LA Indymedia Gets 2 Million and a Half Hits in September (tags)

Usage Statistics for la.indymedia.org

Facts? We don't need any stinkin' facts! (tags)

From Social Security to terror attacks, from pollution caps to casualties, Bush has used "fuzzy math" to cover up his financial interests. Never forget he is an oilman.

Bearing Children Versus Bearing Arms (tags)

American Warrior Princess trashes homemaker outfit for full body armor, touting weapon in hand.

America's Job Wonder is Pure Statistics (tags)

"Everything is only marketing.. The new statistical methods only help marketing to keep the high deficits in the US finacable. The data does not reflect reality in the US.. America wrestles with a so-called double deficit.."

West Nile? Don't Kill The Birds! (tags)

Saskatoon City Councellor Terry Elm has tabled a motion for a mass killing of birds to prevent the spread of West Nile. Statistics show you're at least fifty times more likely to die in your car driving to buy bug spray, or the carcinogenic effects of bug spray, than you are from West Nile itself.

Cause for concern? (tags)

Million are being spent in Canada or teens 'AIDS' awareness but the official statistics paint a very different picture of the 'epidemic' that never was.

Mbeki questions Aids stats (tags)

Country after country is finally speaking up and questioning 'AIDS' statistics that are based on nothing more then the Bengui Definition which fits EVERY Third World epidemic disease.

Criminal waste (tags)

The criminal waste of resourses on an unproven and illogical hypothesis designed to turn back the clock to the sexual dark ages must stop.

Epidemic of Exaggerations (tags)

Why does the AIDS Estiblishment continue to lie to us about this non-epidemic? Is AIDS simply a way of detering people from causal sex and maintaining conformity?

Report on Layoffs Killed (tags)

The Bush administration, under fire for its handling of the economy, has quietly killed off a Labor department program that tracked mass layoffs by US companies. This article originally published in the San Francisco Chronicle is available on www.corpwatch.org

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