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

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Gov. Kasich Drops Out of GOP Race

At a few minutes after 5 p.m. eastern U.S. time Ohio Governor John Kasich is currently announcing in a press conference that he will...