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  1. MikeG

    Debunked: Home Schooling Parents in Ohio Jailed

    Natural News offered this headline last week: Parents now being thrown in jail in America for homeschooling their children (NaturalNews) America the police state has become a labyrinth of rules, regulations and mandates, the amount of which is impossible to know, let alone comply with.But you...
  2. MikeG

    James Tracy: Teaching 9/11 to Students

    I ran across this article on Memory Hole by James Tracy, the former Florida Atlantic University professor. It struck me as an interesting counterpoint to my current class on conspiracy and U.S. history. It also offers a few...
  3. MikeG

    Halliburton's $100 Load of Laundry

    One story used often to explain the outrageous cost of the Iraq war is the $100 fee charged by Halliburton for each bag of laundry they cleaned for American troops stationed there.
  4. MikeG

    Debunked: 1,433 Deaths Caused by New Zealand Police Since 1990

    This appeared recently on Vinny Eastwood’s Facebook site. Eastwood is claiming a significant number of New Zealanders have died at the hands of police since 1990, 1,433 to be exact. Update: The figure of 1,433 deaths relates to deaths in police custody in England and Wales. There is a...