Sunday July 23rd 2017

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CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS
  none These old-fashioned recipies offer good taste without being complicated.
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These old-fashioned recipies offer good taste without being complicated.
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IN SEARCH OF THE REAL ABE LINCOLN
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He was on the national stage only six years, but in that period this enigmatic man from the Heartland
became the human fulcrum that kept the American nation from collapsing. more >>
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WHO KILLED DORTHY KILGALLEN?
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Born in Chicago, she became a New York journalist and popular game show panelist. But her mysterious death still troubles a legion of fans who won't forget this remarkable woman. more >>

YOU'RE BEING WATCHED
none It's not just the terrorists who are under surveillance. Big Brother is snooping into your credit history, medical, travel, tax, insurance, education, library, vehicle, email, web and phone records too. more >>
OUR VANISHING WILDERNESS
Trouble In Paradise: After Decades of Neglect,
America's National Parks Are Struggling For Survival. more >>
STEALING THE VOTE    
Hacking one of the new electronic voting machines is so simple, a monkey can do it.
Literally. So why isn't this threat to democracy front page news? more >>
WHY JFK STILL MATTERS    
Courageous, intelligent, inspirational, the martyred 35th Presidentof the United States is remembered by Midwesterners who knew him. A look at what lessons his life and his Presidency hold for us now. more >>
THE LOOMING ENERGY CRISIS
Big Oil's profits have soared 75%, as Americans struggle to pay high fuel bills, but Congress has voted huge new subsidies for oil, coal and gas, shunned energy efficiency and is turning back the environmental clock. more >>
AMERICAN IDOL
George Clooney has been making pulses race ever since his days as Dr. Ross. But there's much more to this intense, outspoken actor/ director/ writer/ producer from the Heartland than meets the eye. An exclusive and very revealing Midwest Today profile. more >>
JUDGES ON TRIAL
Activist judges have asserted broad influence over political, social, and economic policy. They have banned the public recognition of God, redefined marriage, undermined national sovereignty, released a flood of pornography, interfered in elections, turned violent criminals loose, and overturned property rights. more >>
WHAT'S WRONG WITH OUR TEACHERS?
The quality of public education in this country is increasingly coming under fire. Declining test scores, high absenteeism, and students who graduate without mastering the fundamentals are just a few of the problems being blamed primarily on our teachers. But are they being scapegoated?
Sidebar: What's Wrong With the Schools?
Sidebar: Why Students Don't Try Harder   

HOW DRUG COMPANIES ARE FLEECING AMERICANS
People in the United States pay more for prescription drugs than almost anyplace else in the world.
Why is this? more >>

REP DECRIBES PAYOLA AT THE SUPERMARKET
Consumer choice is affected by under-the-table payments to retailers by various manufacturers. And Rep. Kit Bond is investigating. more >>

SAFETY OF SOY IS DEBATED
This soybean derivative -- widely used in our foods -- has been linked to breast cancer in women, brain damage, and abnormalities in infants, according to two senior American government scientists. So why has this information been withheld from the public? more >>

DANGER IN THE SKIES
The "Woman Who Knew Too Much," Former U.S. Inspector General Mary Schiavo from the Midwest, reveals the truth about unsafe planes, bad pilots and a lax FAA. more >>

SHOCKING NEW ASSAULTS ON YOUR PRIVACY
Privacy in America has undergone an enormous assault in recent years, including revelations of IRS snooping, creation of a DNA databank, attempts to weaken the exclusionary rule on illegally seized evidence, a move to permit warrantless searches, abuse of forfeiture laws, and "clipper chip" technology that the government wants to install in every telephone, modem and FAX machine to permit easier surveillance. A comprehensive, chilling overview of how our freedoms are eroding. more >>
THE TYRANNY OF THE ANTI-CIGAR CRUSADE
A lot of irresponsible things are being written and said about the safety of cigars. Here is the frank truth about the ages-old tobacco product which has enjoyed renewed popularity. more >>

FERTILITY THERAPY RUNS AMOK
Debating the ethics and little-known dangers of using science to bolster pregnancy. more >>

LABOR UNDER SEIGE: WORKER PAY DECLINES, CEOs PROSPER
As inequity widens, employers violate labor laws with impunity, while unions face an uphill battle to reclaim their vital role. Read the article that got Midwest Today removed from the rooms at one Holiday Inn in Des Moines (which for five years had been taking 1,000 copies of every issue to distribute on a complimentary basis to their patrons). The reason for the ban is hotel management claimed to have received complaints from people who read this story and apparently didn't want anyone else to know the truth! more >>

HOW SAFE IS THE FOOD YOU EAT?
Warning: Don't read this story before having lunch. As if meat inspection standards aren't already lax, new bacteria are turning up in vegetables and fruits as well. Meanwhile, Congress is trying to do away with food safety standards in a bid to appease food industry contributors to the GOP.

 SOLVING THE MYSTERY OF GULF WAR SYNDROME
An important investigative piece containing surprising new information about government cover-ups, medical research, and the plight of vets and their families who are still trying to get some honest help. more >>
    

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