Student loan website used a fictitious founder as an expert

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TweetYumLendEDU, the student-loan refinancing company that created a fictional expert who was widely quoted by media outlets, has apologized for hiding the fact that it created “Drew Cloud.” That announcement was posted on the company’s website, the Student Loan Report, on Wednesday morning. Read full story at Chronicle.com    

Why Was CIA Coup d’état Expert Ed Lansdale In Dealey Plaza When JFK Was Shot?

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TweetYumTweet (POPEYE) Col. L. Fletcher Prouty discusses photos of General Ed Lansdale in Dealey Plaza on November 22nd 1963. Ed Lansdale was a CIA agent whose cover title was that of an Air Force Colonel and later General, who worked directly for CIA Director Allen Dulles. Lansdale specialized in political-psychological warfare operations, and manipulation of […]

State Sues: Fed Rule against Felon Hiring Ban Endangers Public

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TweetYumAt least one state has gone to court to fight the Obama administration’s preposterous new regulation limiting employers’ rights to ban hiring felons because it discriminates against minorities. It’s been an ongoing battle between a number of companies and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency that enforces the nation’s workplace discrimination, for […]

Geiger Counters Unlikely to Detect Radiation in Food, Water

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TweetYumGeiger counters are probably ineffective for consumers in detecting hazardous levels of radiation in food and water at home, scientists, professors and device makers said. Large samples should be tested in laboratory-like settings to obtain results, said Joseph Rotunda, who heads the radiation measurement division at toolmaker Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. Determining whether food, water […]

Billionaires should be allowed to BUY up planets and rip up an out-of-date space treaty, claims expert

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TweetYumPrivate companies should be able to buy land on The Moon or other planets for tourism, mining or even to sell property, a space policy expert has said. If governments started to provide property rights then entrepreneurs and billionaires might pile in and invest – and added that the ’time is ripe’. Mr Simberg, who […]