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BILL DEANE is a dedicated journalist, believing in the overall good of searching and revealing for the public’s right to know. He has 33 years experience as a writer and news assignment editor at ABC and CBS; news director in Denver and Rochester, New York; anchor at KYW, Philadelphia as well as Miami’s ABC TV affiliate, He is a member of the Radio Television News Directors Association; New York Press Club; Investigative Reporters & Editors; Society of Professional Journalists and the winner of many awards including an Edward R. Murrow for Best Coverage of a Major Breaking News Event, the Assassination of Itzhak Rabin.

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April 2014



Security? What Airport Security at San Jose?

This is a clear case of one part of the US government bureaucracy not knowing what another part is doing...and that allowed the teenage runaway to climb into a passenger jet's wheel well at the San Jose, California airport, Sunday.  You can be sure Al Qaeda is watching this one.  There is tape of the boy climbing the fence. It could have been a ...

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What Business Spends to Open Washington's Doors


The next time a lawmaker or a corporate executive tries to persuade you that Washington is an even playing field, responsive to the concerns of all constituents, feel free to point them to the quarterly lobbying report of the United States Chamber of Commerce. Its most recent report, filed on Monday, shows the staggering amount ...

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SCOTUS awards Win to Affirmative Action Foes

The US Supreme Court decision Tuesday upholding a Michigan voter initiative that bans the use of race-based admission policies at the state’s public universities may not have immediate impact for colleges outside of Michigan, but it gives a go-ahead signal to other states contemplating similar initiatives –and sends a message about where America's highest court stands on affirmative action.

“This decision provides room ...

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The People vs. The GMO Corporations

Stop this ridiculous end-run on your rights!

The giant chemical and food processing industries are in a tizzy because Americans want genetically engineered food labeled. So they've gone to Congress to block your right to know what you're eating!

A bill in the House would actually ...

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Teen Survives 5+Hr. Flight in Wheel Well

Airplane stowaways have been known to survive before. A teen in Nigeria survived in a wheel well during a domestic flight in 2013. But that journey was only 35 minutes and stayed at comparatively low altitudes.

The Hawaiian Airlines flight reached 38,000 feet and was 5-1/2 hours long. At such altitudes, oxygen levels are low and temperatures can reach minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Authorities say the boy was passed out for most of the ...

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How You Get Your TV Before US Supreme Court

The Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday that a start-up provider, Aereo  is profiting from stealing TV network signals and charging for the service.  The broadcast networks say if tiny Aereo wins the case, they will simply become a competitor by getting into the same business.
Aereo says it's not doing anything wrong as up to 20 percent of the population can get free TV from the airwaves with an antenna.  They don't pay a cable company.  But Aereo with its thousands of tiny TV antenna is charging about 8 dollars a month per customer for streaming the ...
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Ukraine Links Masked "Green Men" as Russian

Photos and descriptions from eastern Ukraine, endorsed by the Obama Administration, suggest many of the mysterious "green men" are indeed Russian military and intelligence forces.  Some of the photos taken in Ukraine match up with Russian troops back home.  Russian troops invaded Crimea to protect a "fair election" in Crimea last month.  Now those same faces have shown up in unmarked uniforms in eastern Ukraine.  A Russian military intelligence operative, Igor Ivanovich Strelkov was identified by the Kiev government as being in eastern Ukraine around the city Slovansk.  U.S. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki says, "There's been ... << MORE >>

Time is Running Out on a Climate Fix

A New York Times Comment

Next year, in December, delegates from more than 190 nations will gather in Paris to take another shot at completing a new global treaty on climate change. This will be the 21st Conference of the Parties under United Nations auspices since the first summit meeting in Rio de Janeiro in 1992.

For the most part, these meetings have been exercises in ...

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Virus Killing Possibly 5-Million U.S. Piglets

 A virus has killed millions of young pigs, leading to higher hog prices. Catalin Abagiu for The Wall Street Journal

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it's trying to combat a fast-spreading swine virus by requiring the pork industry to report and track all incidents of the disease.

The USDA said the measures could help ...

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Bill Gates Tells High Schoolers to Get Real

What say we post this in every kid's bedroom?

Billionaire Bill Gates recently gave a speech at a High School about 11 things they did NOT and will NOT learn in school.  

He talks about how feel-good, politically correct teachings created a generation of kids with no concept of reality and how this concept set them up for failure in the real world.

RULE 1: Life is not fair - get used to it!

RULE 2: The world doesn't care about your ...
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