The Dalai Lama a CIA asset?

In 1950 China brutally annexed Tibet, removing its government and forcing its people under strict Communist rule. Nine years later, a bloody uprising resulted...

The lie that launched the Vietnam War

“American Planes Hit North Vietnam After Second Attack on Our Destroyers; Move Taken to Halt New Aggression”, announced a Washington Post headline on Aug....

CDC Admitted Polio Vaccine Tainted with Cancer Causing Virus

From 1954 to 1961, simian virus 40 (SV40) somehow showed up in polio vaccines, according to the American Journal of Cancer. Researchers estimate 98...

You’ve got bad blood

In 1932, the United States Public Health Service, working with the Tuskegee Institute, began a study to record the natural history of syphilis in...

How PR gave us the Persian Gulf War

A public relations firm sold us the Persian Gulf War. Here's how it happened. By the 1990s, Iraq and Kuwait had been involved in a conflict...

Mind control experiments

The hippies and other counterculture movements weren’t the only groups to experiment with mind-altering substances. Starting in 1953, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) conducted research...

Government-sanctioned poisoning

Sitting back and watching the exploits of the fictional crime scene investigation teams of Miami, Las Vegas and New York on TV, one can...

What happened at the NSA anyway?

Here we often mention the illegal spying activities of the NSA because for some, the scandal is common knowledge. If you feel lost however,...

Disarming the American populace

“A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty.”—James Madison If our country is a police state, that...

We’re all criminals now

There is an acute difference between committing a crime and breaking the law. When an individual violates a law, often they do so without threatening...

Guns

Losing your bearings

Do bullets go bad?

Are YOU bulletproof?