2.6 billion pounds of Monsanto’s Roundup sprayed on America’s farmland

A shocking statistic was found in a report from the U.S. Geological Survey, a study of pesticide and herbicide use from 1992 to 2012. During the two decades, an estimated 2.6 billion pounds of Monsanto’s glyphosate-based herbicide was used on America’s agricultural land. It’s been the primary herbicide used with genetically engineered crops since mid-1990s when Monsanto introduced their “Roundup Ready” corn and soybeans.

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Blame government created monopolies not the free market for CEO Shkreli’s drug price gouging!

Once again capitalism is being blamed when it doesn’t exist in the pharmaceutical industrial complex. What is being over looked by most of the mainstream media is the history of Daraprim.

It’s not a new drug, but one that was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 1953. The patent long ago has expired. The primary ingredient pyrimethamine has been marketed as a generic drug at a very low cost. So how does the CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, Mark Shkreli get away with a 5000% increase on a generic drug? It’s simple, the government gave him a temporary monopoly.

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New documentary explores the “liberty movement” and aftermath of the Ron Paul Revolution

There have been a number of documentaries made that focus on Ron Paul. One effort that is
underway by radio personality Charles Goyette, is the only one authorized by Ron Paul himself. To my knowledge there has not been a serious documentary film made that focuses on the people who were involved in the grassroots effort known as the Ron Paul Revolution. That is until now.

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