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CBSNews – Final Nixon Tapes To be Released – 21 August 2013

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The Nixon Library and the National Archives on Wednesday are releasing the final 340 hours of the White House tapes President Nixon recorded for his own use, providing Nixon’s uncensored perspective of a tumultuous period in history.

The tapes cover the period from April 9 through July 12, 1973 – the final few months Nixon continued to record his conversations in the White House. They immediately follow the period in which Nixon admitted responsibility for Watergate, and in which the final American troops came home from the Vietnam War.

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CBSNews – Nicole Reinert And Zach Dubinsky – Tax Haven Role Of Big Banks Revealed In Secret Files Canada’s Banks Have 75 Subsidiaries Operating Offshore From Switzerland To Singapore – 25 June 2013

Scotiabank has had a branch in the British Virgin Islands since 1967. The murky world of offshore finance physically resides mainly in tropical islands, but it is not a world unto itself. As the recent leak of secret tax-haven files attests, offshore havens rely for their existence on the financial infrastructure of the big wealthy countries. Continue reading

CBSNews -Modern Wheat A “Perfect, Chronic Poison,” Doctor Says – 24 June 2013

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(CBS News) Modern wheat is a “perfect, chronic poison,” according to Dr. William Davis, a cardiologist who has published a book all about the world’s most popular grain.

Davis said that the wheat we eat these days isn’t the wheat your grandma had: “It’s an 18-inch tall plant created by genetic research in the ’60s and ’70s,” he said on “CBS This Morning.” “This thing has many new features nobody told you about, such as there’s a new protein in this thing called gliadin. It’s not gluten. I’m not addressing people with gluten sensitivities and celiac disease. I’m talking about everybody else because everybody else is susceptible to the gliadin protein that is an opiate. This thing binds into the opiate receptors in your brain and in most people stimulates appetite, such that we consume 440 more calories per day, 365 days per year.” Continue reading