Swine flu vaccine linked to child narcolepsy: EU watchdog

A swine flu vaccine used in 2009-10 is linked to a higher risk of the sleeping disorder narcolepsy in children and teens in Sweden and Finland, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control said Friday. The EU agency studied the effects of the Pandemrix vaccine on children in eight European countries after Sweden and […]

De un golpe de Estado a otro – Honduras (junio de 2009) – Paraguay (junio de 2012)

por Éric Toussaint Tres años después del golpe de Estado institucional que derrocó en Honduras el presidente democráticamente electo Manuel Zelaya, un golpe similar expulsa de la presidencia de Paraguay a Fernando Lugo, igualmente electo según las sacrosantas reglas del sufragio universal pero –como Manuel Zelaya– visto como un estorbo por la oligarquía paraguaya y […]

Tension Ahead of Pyongyang Missile Test

Nile Bowie | UN Resolution 1874 was passed unanimously following the underground detonation of a nuclear device conducted on May 25th, 2009 in North Korea, imposing further economic sanctions on the country and authorizing UN member states to inspect North Korean cargo and destroy any materials suspected to be involved with the Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons […]

Nearly Half of All Americans Don’t Pay Income Taxes

By: Rob Bluey, Heritage.org This year’s Index of Dependence on Government presented startling findings about the sharp increase of Americans who rely on the federal government for housing, food, income, student aid or other assistance. (See last week’s chart.) Another eye-popping number was the percentage of Americans who don’t pay income taxes, which now accounts […]

The Cost of Obama

BY JEFFREY H. ANDERSON, WeeklyStandard.com President Obama’s fourth budget has now been released, which allows for a relatively full accounting of deficit spending during his four years in office. The picture isn’t pretty, but it is revealing. According to the White House’s own figures (see table S-1 here for 2011 to 2013, and table S-1 […]