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John McCormick

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John McCormick is a reporter, /science/medical columnist and finance and social commentator, with 18,000+ bylined stories and seven major books. He is a 38-year member of the National Press Club, retired emergency management coordinator, physicist, and member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and a member of The Union of Concerned Scientists. He is a senior NewsBlaze writer who writes incisive, investigative stories.
John's latest books, "Sheep in the Rafters," and "Everywhere I turn There's a Wet Nose" a book for those who see dog hair as a condiment (about the science of and love for dogs) are available on Amazon.
The list of all of his books is here: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00287RNFS

Internet Undercover I.

Hiding online, a primer for everyman This is a reprint of my online security column as Science Editor of Perihelionsf.com What with all the revelations about...

What Does Google Know About You?

Did you realize you can see most of what Google already knows about you from your bookmarks in Chrome and photos to what maps...

The Week in Summary for Donald Trump – The Latest Self-Inflicted...

There is some new, seemingly critical, event each day in Washington. You really need a scorecard to keep track. In fact, reporters sometimes divide the...

Washington Insider Explains Trump’s Own Fake News Which he Keeps Repeating

While Trump is always accusing reporters of fake news, anyone who watches him for long sees that he always tries to disarm opponents IN...

Justice Dept. Appoints Special Counsel to Investigate Russia’s Involvement in Trump...

Robert Mueller, a former FBI director (12 years), has just been appointed to head the investigation into Russia's involvement in the last US presidential...

Trump Asked FBI to End Flynn Investigation: Ann Coulter Worries Trump...

Late Tuesday Washington time NBC disclosed that there existed a memo written by former FBI head Jim Comey where he records his shock at...

African-Americans in Segregated Neighborhoods Have Higher Blood Pressure

The U.S. National Institutes of Health has completed a study of high blood pressure in adult Blacks and found that African-Americans who live in...

Is Trump Competent to Hold Office? Some Suggest He’s Becoming Senile

In the context of national security and the fact that Candidate Trump called for the intelligence community to stop giving Candidate Hillary Clinton security...

Did Trump Reveal Classified Info to Russian Agents During Oval Office...

Topping off a 7 day period when the Associated Press interviewed him, President Trump made some incredible statements about how totally clueless he is...

Book Review: “The Book That Changed America.” Did Darwin Influence the...

During the recent unpleasantness (as some Southerners still refer to the US Civil War) it is interesting that Confederate soldiers who were essentially fighting...

Massive Ransomware Attack Strikes Hospitals and Others Worldwide

As of the time I write this, there are reports from 99 countries, INCLUDING the Russian Ministry of the Interior, of ransomware attacks. It...

Kaspersky Labs – U.S. Intel Chiefs Would Never Use the Russian...

There was a stunning moment for the software industry and consumers, during the recent Senate Intelligence Committee hearings. Kaspersky and Fears of Russian Hacking The statements...

Trumpcare – the House Republican Healthcare Program, What Republicans and Bill...

People in the U.S. tend to be divided into three voting groups. Trump supporters who stand behind him no matter how many promises he...

Book Review – “The Death of Expertise, The Campaign Against Established...

Is the rejection of expertise, particularly advice from experts due to the majority of people having a powerful inferiority complex because they see that...

Rock Star Photos – Book Review “Rock and Roll Lens II”

The title really should be Music Lens II because this volume of brilliant photographs is about more than just rock and roll musicians. It...

Pipeline Standoff Between Police, Army, and Standing Rock Sioux Who Fear...

Indigenous people of North America are still fighting for their treaty rights after two centuries of having their rights periodically violated by the Federal...

Trump Tweets on Flag Burning

Despite his professed admiration for the late justice Antonin Scalia who was opposed to flag burning but also felt it was protected by the...

Blame (or Thank) Obama for Trump

The media elite (and I know them well from a decade in Washington. D.C.) spent several post-election days blaming pollsters for bad predictions, other...

Who is Killing the First Amendment?

As readers of one of the few actual independent news services which is global in scope, Newsblaze readers are presumably interested in facts, and,...

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...

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