A paper presented at the 2013 Canadian Neuroscience Meeting, the annual meeting of the Canadian Association for Neuroscience – Association Canadienne des Neurosciences (CAN-ACN), says the problem is addiction rather than food wealth – the authors claim that high-fructose corn syrup can cause behavioral reactions in rats similar to those produced by drugs of abuse such as cocaine. It’s the “Food Addiction” hypothesis that has recently become popular, which posits [...]
The public has largely tuned out the Democrats’ repeated warnings about mid-air plane crashes, troop deaths and mass illness from tainted meat if the sequester cuts stay in place.
But Democrats aren’t dropping the threat of disaster, seizing now on the line they think can beat the Republicans: law and order.
Prison riots, cocaine flooding the streets, terrorists on board airplanes — even hurricanes and tornadoes left undetected by budget-slashed agencies [...]
Tests for illegal drugs carried out on sewage has revealed that thousands of Queenslanders are getting wasted daily
SOUTHEAST Queensland’s sewage is being tested for illicit drugs to help police and overburdened emergency wards.
The tests have revealed the southeast corner’s appetite for cannabis, ecstasy, cocaine and methamphetamines.
The University of Queensland research, partly funded by the Australian Federal Police, shows thousands of people are taking drugs every day.
The 2010-2011 southeast Queensland results, [...]
Monkeys and Cocaine: HSBC Money Laundering
This is the excerpt. Runs 2 minutes.
Broadcast Dec. 13, 2012.
Full Keiser Report:
Seventeen months after an American-registered DC9 airliner was busted with 5.5 tons of cocaine, a major international scandal is brewing over a second drug trafficking incident in Mexico’s Yucatan involving an American-registered jet owned by a dummy front company of the kind usually associated with the CIA.
A weekend visit to “Donna Blue Aircraft Inc” of Coconut Beach FL., the company which FAA records show owned the Gulfstream II business jet [...]
Like we didn’t already know that Eric Holder was TOTALLY corrupt. Now the Mexicans are coming out and ADMITTING they were GIVEN guns by the Border Patrol because the U.S. Government was working with the Sinaloa Cartel to take out the rival Zeta’s and secure the Drug Trafficking trade for themselves and the U.S. Government…
What else is new…one year the C.I.A. gets busted importing 20 TONS of Cocaine and no-one [...]
A woman who was spotted masturbating in a Starbucks was arrested yesterday after Florida cops searched her purse and found a pipe with cocaine residue.
Police were summoned to the Bradenton business “by the staff at Starbucks regarding a female that was in their lobby and was masturbating.” When an officer questioned the woman, Jennifer Piranian, she reported that she was waiting to go to a local hospital.
This is proving to be one of the tightest presidential elections in U.S. history, and with less than two weeks to go even a minor scandal could completely change the outcome of the race. Now is the perfect time for an October surprise. If I was an operative for either Mitt Romney or Barack Obama, now would be the time to unleash any big secret that you were still [...]
As lethal bath salts continue to take young lives, researchers have discovered the shocking strength of a key ingredient that leaves users struggling with the after effects for days.
MDPV, commonly found in the street drug is ten times stronger than cocaine, according to the National Science Foundation.
It causes users to become paranoid, violent and agitated, at times leading to hallucinations.
Lethal: Bath salts can cause repetitive psychotic episodes
But unlike with other drugs, [...]
Three New Findings Change Our View of the Brain
Sep 21st, 2012
| By Michael A. Robinson
Breakthrough No. 1: A Prosthetic Device For Impaired Minds
If you’ve ever had a hangover, you certainly know what it’s like to try and function when your mind is impaired.
No, science doesn’t have a cure for that. But in what I think is an amazing find, a team from three U.S. colleges just made a prosthetic device [...]
From David Galland, Managing Director, Casey Research:
… Personally, I look at Americans and I see a people who have been very effectively brainwashed, or who simply have given in to the entirely human tendency to shuffle unquestioningly onto the path of least resistance and let themselves go.
I see a people who, on a wholesale basis, have consciously or unconsciously decided to trade the idea of America for the false security [...]
Voter fraud has a shocking new meaning in eastern Kentucky.
That is where in some cases, major cocaine and marijuana dealers admitted to buying votes to steal elections, and the result is the corruption of American democracy. The government continues to mete out justice in the scandal, as two people convicted in April in a vote-buying case face sentencing this week, and another public official pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy.
“We believe [...]
Sir Elton John should now be dead from Aids like his friends Freddie Mercury or Rock Hudson, he said on Monday. For years he was addicted to drugs and drink and put himself at high risk of contracting HIV by his behaviour.
Telling the story of his descent into cocaine-fuelled chaos to the International Aids Conference in Washington DC, he said: “This young man hit absolute rock bottom. His life was a mess, [...]
Ivory Wave, Vanilla Sky and Bliss may sound like products from the cosmetics aisle, but they are far from luxurious. They are street names for a dangerous drug known as “bath salts.”
First appearing in the U.S. in late 2010, bath salts are a member of the “white crystal” family of designer drugs that includes crystal meth and PCP, and have quickly gained notoriety as cheap, potent, addictive, readily available and [...]
Uruguay – in a bid to curb a narcotics-fuelled violent crimewave across the country – has unveiled plans to nationalise its cannabis market and become the first government in the world to sell the soft drug to consumers.
The measure is aimed at both reducing the rising power of drug gangs and the growing number of users of crack and freebase cocaine in what has traditionally been one of Latin America’s [...]
The recent spate of horrifying cannibal attacks could be caused by an addiction to eating human flesh.
Cannibalism causes euphoria after the person turns their fantasy into a reality said Karen Hylen, a therapist at Summit Malibu Treatment Center in California.
In the past, cannibalism has been linked to religion or people have resorted to it for sheer survival. However now a connections has been made with addiction and mental illness.
‘People who have [...]
May 20, 2012
Editor’s note: Four out five Federal Reserve notes contain traces of cocaine.
When the Brown County, Wis., Drug Task Force arrested her son Joel last February, Beverly Greer started piecing together his bail.
She used part of her disability payment and her tax return. Joel Greer’s wife also chipped in, as did his brother and two sisters. On Feb. 29, a judge set Greer’s bail at $7,500, and his mother [...]
To become the type of fake Barack Obama is takes years of work. Now past fifty,if we are to believe his questionable birth documents, he has perfected the art of fakery, but getting there had to start many years ago in high school.
When he was a shiftless high school student in Hawaii Barack Obama habitually used drugs to get through “the daily demands” of doing little or no academic work.
Connecticut-based Alexander Historical Auctions has a number of Nazi-related documents up for auction this week, including two that go into horribly graphic detail about the physical health of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.
Notably Lot 181 includes x-rays of Hitler’s skull and a number of other reports by his six physicians, while Lot 182 features a grim assessment of Hitler’s body after his death.
Firm President Bill Panagopulos told the Washington Examiner that the documents had rarely [...]
A woman who purchased a box of tampons Sunday at a Utah store returned home to find that the feminine care products were filled with cocaine, police report.
The discovery by shopper Cindy Davidson has prompted an investigation by Salt Lake City cops, who suspect that the stuffed tampons were part of a drug smuggling scheme that somehow went off the rails.
Davidson purchased the tampons at the NPS Store, which describes [...]
#1 According to a poll recently conducted for Reuters, about 10 percent of the entire global population is convinced that we could witness the end of the world in 2012. When we get to 2013, a similar poll will probably find that 10 percent of the entire global population is convinced that the world may not survive until 2014.
#2 A whole host of medical studies have shown a connection between cell phones and cancer. [...]
Seven people were arrested yesterday on suspicion of raising money for terrorism by smuggling a banned stimulant drug from England to the US.
The suspects were held during a series of co-ordinated raids on homes in four cities and towns across England and Wales.
They have been linked to a multi-million-pound international conspiracy to import a drug called khat to the US and Canada, where it is illegal.
Drug ring: Seven people have [...]
April 29, 2012
More than a hundred years after noted historian Baron John Acton coined the phrase ‘power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely’ scientists claim the saying is biologically true.
The feeling of power has been found to have a similar effect on the brain to cocaine by increasing the levels of testosterone and its by-product 3-androstanediol in both men and women.
This in turn leads to raised levels [...]
Taxpayers may feel kind of blue when they discover their dollars went to fund a study to determine rats like to bop to the music of Miles Davis while hopped up on cocaine.
The study, which was performed at Albany Medical College, drew jeers from the animal rights group In Defense of Animals and landed it on its top ten list of Real Ridiculous Research.
The research found that sober rats don’t really like music [...]
Step 1: I go to the bank for a loan. Bank loans to me $10,000. How? They just enter a number in a computer, they did not use anybody’s else money, they just made it up. Hence, $10,000 created out of nothing. It’s called Credit Money
Step 2: I waste my money with hookers, booze and cocaine (somebody here my deem this as great spending, no challenges on this one). I can’t pay [...]
Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has said the war on drugs has failed, and it is time to end the “taboo” on discussing decriminalisation.
He was addressing a Central American summit in the Guatemalan city of Antigua.
Mr Perez Molina convoked the meeting to consider decriminalisation as a way of reducing drug-related violence.
But the presidents of Nicaragua, El Salvador and Honduras all cancelled their attendance at short notice.
Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua, [...]
Dennis “Oil Can” Boyd
BOSTON (CBS) – Former Red Sox pitcher Dennis “Oil Can” Boyd admitted on Wednesday that two-thirds of the time he was on the mound, he was under the influence of cocaine.
“Oh yeah, at every ballpark. There wasn’t one ballpark that I probably didn’t stay up all night, until four or five in the morning, and the same thing is still in your system,” Boyd told WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Jonny Miller in [...]
January 25, 2012
Why do we need to worry about the water we are consuming each and every day?
When referring to a group of people or someone acting different, the phrase “it must be in the water” is often used as a response. While this phrase is always used comically, you need to know that many of your health problems may indeed be result of what is in the [...]
January 10, 2012
Investigators with the Drug Enforcement Agency helped a Mexican narcotics kingpin transfer million of dollars in illegal cash profits, the New York Times reports today.
The DEA program recalls a similar, much smaller scale operation first reported in the Voice last month in our article about government informant Angel Perez. The Voice article disclosed that Perez convinced U.S. Immigration and customs agents to move $500,000 in cash [...]
Rachel Uranga and Mica Rosenberg
December 12, 2011
When architect Felipe de Jesus Corona built Mexico’s most powerful drug lord a 200-foot-long tunnel under the U.S.-Mexican border with a hydraulic lift entrance opened by a fake water tap, the kingpin was impressed.
The architect “made me one f—ing cool tunnel” Joaquin “Shorty” Guzman said, according to court testimony that helped sentence Corona to 18 years in prison in 2006.
Built below a pool table [...]