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** Breaking News: ** 139 Americans Die Of Ebola in One Day

With 139 Americans dying of Ebola in just one day, can our nation possibly sustain this death toll in the future?

… oh, wait. No, no, never mind. Those are the daily deaths in the United States from influenza and pneumonia, not Ebola.

Oops. My bad. I mixed up the rows when I was taking [...]

The Economies Of Wars And Walkers

On September 11, 2001, 2,999 people were killed in a terrorist attack. In response to those deaths, the United States has spent trillions of dollars to engage in three separate wars, in addition to bombings from robotic aircraft around the world, has instituted draconian search regimes and a practically omnipresent electronic surveillance system, and set [...]

5 Die in Boston

3 from cancer and 2 from heart disease, today and every day.

(Source: Health of Boston 2012-2013, Figure 31c)

When Military News is Skewed, Reliable Statistics Become Crucial. Where are they?

“We just help the military figure out what embed is right for a particular reporter. If a reporter is classified as ‘negative’ they are less likely to go where the action is and more likely to be covering a platoon that guards sandbags in Herat.” — employee, The Rendon Group

Neutralized Journalists lead to a [...]