→ New AIDS-like disease in Asians, not contagious : “Researchers have identified a mysterious new disease that has left scores of people in Asia and some in the United States with AIDS-like symptoms even though they are not infected with HIV.”
→ SEAL writes firsthand account of bin Laden raid : “A Navy SEAL involved in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden has written a detailed account of the May 2011 mission, which is still classified, the book’s publisher says. The book, No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama bin Laden , will be released Sept. 11, according to a statement released today by Dutton, a Penguin imprint. The author — who uses the pseudonym Mark Owen — “was one of the first men through the door on the third floor of the terrorist leader’s hideout and was present at his death,” the New York publisher said, according to The Washington Post.” Thanks to Gwen C for the link.
→ USDA, McDonald’s suspend slaughterhouse buys : “Federal officials say nothing they have seen so far in covert video shot in a California slaughterhouse shows meat from cows that may have been sick made it into the food supply.” Thanks to Gwen C for the link.
→ Economy: Why U.S. Unemployment Figures Are A Complete Lie : “One of the biggest issues with the unemployment rate of 8.3%, a figure which many base their view of the economy on, is that is is simply untrue. In reality our unemployment rate is much higher, but some crafty techniques for measuring unemployment allow the government to report that figure.”
→ Mystery Surrounding 1.2 Billion Rounds Of Ammo Solved ?:-) : “On the heels of an article penned by Major General Jerry Curry (Ret.), titled, Who Does The Government Intend to Shoot?, a piece written by a retired U.S. general who questions the bizarre series of monstrous ammunition by unlikely agencies of the federal government, host Rick Wiles of TruNews Radio (Aug. 22) revealed to his listeners the answer to the mystery of the billion bullets.”
→ Circuit Court Orders Brandon Raub Released : “In an unexpected ruling handed down today by Circuit Court Judge Allan Sharrett, the judge dismissed the government’s case against Brandon Raub, the Marine who was arrested by local police and FBI agents, detained in a psychiatric ward and forced to undergo psychological evaluations based solely on the controversial nature of lines from song lyrics, political messages and virtual card games which he posted to his private Facebook page.” Thanks to Buckeye for the link.
→ Boulder Students Can Pack Pistols This Term : “Students arriving for classes at the University of Colorado in Boulder this term could be packing more than pencils and books. Due to a state Supreme Court decision, students can now bring their guns to school.” Thanks to Kelekona for the link.