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John McCormick


John McCormick is a reporter, /science/medical columnist and finance and social commentator, with 18,000+ bylined stories and seven major books.

Currently he writes exclusively for Newsblaze except for books published by Groundhog Press, Inc.

40+ year member of the National Press Club, Member, Press Club of Western PA, retired emergency management coordinator (25 years), physicist, member of The Union of Concerned Scientists. He is a senior NewsBlaze writer who writes incisive, investigative stories.

Medical Blog https://criticalmedicalnews.blogspot.com/

John’s recent books:

Things you thought you knew or were taught but are wrong.vol. 1 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09NT79TTR Kindle $3.55 or free for Amazon Prime members, paperback $6.24.

Children’s book


Visitor’s guide to Groundhog Day (best as an ebook but published before Pandemic)

“Preparing for Climate Change: Coastal flooding will cost the U.S. billions of dollars within two decades.”

paperback second edition
or ebook https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07TYTG6ZC

eBOOK “Blockchain Made Simple” Blockchain is poised to revolutionize business and government data management. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07HCY7QPZ

“Preparing for climate change”

Other recent books are “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


Home Garden 1.0 – REVIEW Small Tiller/Cultivator

An impartial review of the Troy-Bilt TB 154 electric garden cultivator suitable for average home garden use or even weeding rows in small commercial operations.

Get Free Tax Filing Extension in Seconds – Form 4868

Despite all the panic among tax payers, it is easy to get a 6 month extension on the date to file your U.S. income tax, just tell the IRS you need more time. Of course you must PAY today, but all the paperwork can wait.

Gas and Oil Companies Fail to Prepare for Next Energy Crisis

Drill Baby Drill has turned to lay off drill crews as oil and gas companies prepare for the next oil and gas crisis by making certain there will be no additional supplies to mitigate prices.

Easter Egg Hunt Goes to the Dogs in Indiana Pennsylvania

Local 'hunt' geared to the dogs lets kids and adults enjoy a morning out with their pets hunting doggie toys.

Home Garden 1.0 – Planting Potatoes and Starting Seeds

Fast, simple, and easy way to plant potatoes. Also, introduction to starting seeds.

Security News Portal Calls Conficker FUD

Respected online security news website starts off April 1 with a spoof of the security scare dejour, the Conficker infection.

UPDATE: Conficker Or April Fool’s Virus Removal Tool

Symantec offers a free Conficker virus removal tool for Vista and Windows XP users.

April Fool’s Virus or Worm, AKA Conficker Virus

Symantec says nothing to worry about, as a 35+year computer security specialist I suggest you simply change your computer clock on personal systems.

Home Garden 1.0 – Seeds and a special discount from Burpee!

Special discount offer from Burpee and some information about finding and choosing the right seeds for your new garden.

Improving Production: Better Gardening Through Home Chemistry

Preparing new garden soil for the first planting is easy but the more you do the better the results will be. Making your own fertilizer from hair.

Small-Scale Gardening is Incredibly Easy: Home and Garden 1.0

It is always a good idea to grow some of your own food - today it is a necessity for many but all those garden supply stores and TV shows make it seem like rocket science. This article shows you how to start a garden for $10 or less.

The Silhouettes in October 1957: ‘Get a Job’

Best job search engine lets you search hundreds of sites in seconds. jobs.clusty.com even lets you search by ZIPCode or using natural language terms such as Microsoft near Seattle.

Economist Always Tell the Truth? Trust Me

Why is everyone listening to the latest Nobel Laureate in economics? Does winning the prize automatically mean he is correct about things? A look at recent history shows how poorly some Economic Laureates have done.

The Obama/Augustinian Rule – Is There More to Fear Than Fear...

Why the stimulus package won't work - why it MUST be made to work somehow, why it will eventually make things worse but still has to be done now, and why we have far more to fear than fear itself.

Mattress Money?

There is a safer place to put cash than in a bank or your mattress. Federal credit unions are sound and have stronger backing that the FDIC insurance carried by banks.

Who is a Hero?

Lots of people are real heroes and I know some personally which is why I am so upset by the extremely loose way some people use and thereby degrade the term.