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  • The Lack of Unifying Response To a Tragedy More Fatal to 9/11

    September 12, 2016

    David Burress

    As a semi-autistic hyperrationalist, I’ve always had a hard time understanding the sentimentality over some 3000 one-time 9/11 deaths that leads an entire nation into multiple dishonest wars, while utterly ignoring, for example, recurring deaths approaching 300,000 per year caused by various bad medical practices. And yet, on reading about the emotions of a sculpturer dealing ...

  • Where Do Most Jobs Come From

    September 9, 2016

    David Burress

    State and local economic development efforts are mostly a scam. Economic developers spend nearly all of their time and resources on attracting jobs from outside using incentives that erode the tax base. But most new jobs, as shown come from inside. Thanks to Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP):

  • False Flag Disability Groups

    September 7, 2016

    David Burress

    A 14 year Wisconsin old girl, who has never walked and is in constant pain, has chosen to refuse painful medical interventions and die in a hospice (with her parents’ permission). A gaggle of groups falsely claiming to represent disability rights has asked child welfare authorities to intervene.   These groups oppose direct suicide, oppose any decision ...

  • Whistleblowers Essential to Democracy

    September 7, 2016

    David Burress

    Democracy is an activity carried on by citizen volunteers. An overwhelming bulk of that work is carried on by a rather small minority who devote a major share of their time and energy and money to citizenship. Among the elite of these, in my opinion, are whistleblowers.   By definition, a whistleblower reveals important information needed for ...