Econintersect: Every day our editors collect the most interesting things they find from around the internet and present a summary "reading list" which will include very brief summaries of why each item has gotten our attention. Suggestions from readers for "reading list" items are gratefully reviewed, although sometimes space limits the number included.
- N.S.A. Breached Chinese Servers Seen as Security Threat (David E. Sanger and Nicole Perloth, The New York Times) Even as the United States made a public case about the dangers of buying from Huawei, classified documents show that the National Security Agency was creating its own back doors - directly into Huawei's networks.
Government and Top University Studies: Fluoride Lowers IQ and Causes Other Health Problems
by Washington's Blog, Washington's Blog
We reported last month that a Harvard study found that fluoride can lower children’s IQ by 7 points, and that numerous government reports have shown that fluoride can injure the brain and neurological system.
March 24th, 2014
by Fabius Maximus, FabiusMaximus.com
Summary: It's time for yet another warning of doom. As usual, based on a flimsy foundation of data and analysis. As usual, the news media eats it up. And the public, mostly on the Left, applaud. No matter how often these predictions prove false, the Left uncritically believes the next. Too bad for them that the public no longer cares.