Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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John McCormick

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John McCormick is a reporter, /science/medical columnist and finance and social commentator, with 17,000+ bylined stories. He is a 38-year member of the National Press Club, retired emergency management coordinator, physicist, and member of the AAAS. He is a senior NewsBlaze writer who writes incisive, investigative stories.

Physics Olympics – No Drug Testing Required

Although most of the world was focused on the athletic Olympics in Brazil, there was actually another and arguably much more important Olympiad held...

Why does Obama Say Climate Change Biggest Security Threat?

Donald Trump along with virtually every sitting and candidate Republican congressperson, plus religious conservatives say there is no such thing as global warming. See below...

Visit to Flood Area? – Trump RIGHT, Obama RIGHT

Trump RIGHT and Obama RIGHT? How can both be right when one went and the other didn't Donald Trump was right to visit the...

Is Trump Wall an Eco Disaster?

Unintended consequences plague any big new idea but while some take years to develop, ecologists say it is obvious that the US/Mexico wall proposed...

NSA Hack Update: Cisco Releases Urgent Patches

Sample code released by the Shadow Brokers group to demonstrate that it really did have Equation Group (NSA, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and UK)...

TV Commercials Spy on Cell Phones and NSA Toolkit For Sale

I've written before about the need for more security for businesses and especially reporters who need to protect themselves and sources, but two new...

Trump Economic Plan – True Facts, But Mostly BS?

The Truth Isn't Always The Same As Honest As far as skating near the truth goes, Mr. Trump has avoided the line to the wrong...

Gender Verification At The Olympics – Not So Simple

With the opening of the Olympics in Rio this is a great time to look at just how gender is verified in the athletes,...

Trump Asks Russia For Help Hacking E-Mails of Former US Sec....

Even if Trump only called for releasing previously hacked files he is calling for Russia to influence the U.S. election by releasing them. Even his...

Explaining U.S. Election Bias – Reversion to the Mean?

People in other countries, and even many Americans don't really understand that much of the turmoil in the election process might be generated intentionally...