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From Bloomberg News, a conservative publication.

“It’s not the heat. It’s the humidity. And the U.S. is on a path to regularly experience a deadly combination of the two the likes of which have only been recorded once on planet Earth.

That’s one of the findings in a report published today called “Risky Business,” commissioned by some of America’s top business leaders to put price tags on climate threats. For example, by the end of the century, between $238 billion and $507 billion of existing coastal property in the U.S. will likely be subsumed by rising seas, and crop yields in some breadbasket states may decline as much 70 percent.

But perhaps the biggest way Americans will physically experience global warming is, well, the warming. By 2050, the average American is likely to see between two and more than three times as many 95 degree days as we’re used to. By the end of this century, Americans will experience, on average, as many as 96 days of such extreme heat each year.”

Check out the complete story by clicking on the link below.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-24/what-to-expect-when-your-planet-is-expecting-risky-business-in-climate.html

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What’s the difference between a corporate and a capitalist economy? A capitalist economy lifts its citizens upward, but an economy dominated by publicly traded limited liability corporations redistributes income and wealth from the 99 to the 1 percent and corrupts democracy. That’s why the economist Adam Smith deplored them in his book, The Wealth of Nations. The Deli store owner above is a capitalist, while the Koch brothers, the Walmart family, etc… are corporate parasites that have rigged the economic game in their favor via the purchase of legislation in the political markets.

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According to Reuters, “Pacific trading partners hope to have a free trade agreement ready to present to the public and stakeholders in November, U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday.

He said the aim was to have a document to discuss with other leaders of Trans-Pacific Partnership nations when he travels to Asia in November, a trip that will include the Group of 20 leaders meeting in Australia on November 15-16. Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders also meet that month.

The United States holds mid-term elections on Nov. 4, and many trade experts had despaired of finalizing the TPP this year because of the risk that it could cost Obama’s Democrats votes at the poll, given the party’s links to trade unions worried about the impact of trade agreements on jobs.”

Here’s what Reuter’s doesn’t mention.

Leaked documents on the negotiations of the TPP show that the purpose of the treaty is to jack up prices consumers pay on numerous items, like prescription drug prices that will help Big Pharma increase profits for the 1 percent; restrict the ability of the US government to regulate Wall Street (and Wall Street and the 1 percent likes this; ship more US jobs overseas, as well as export more jobs in Latin America to lower wage nations like Vietnam (which includes the entire textile industry of the United States (240,000 jobs in the US, and hundreds of thousands more in El Salvador, Honduras and elsewhere in Central America: and possibly curtail Internet freedom. The difference between the old higher wages and the new lower wages overseas goes into the pockets of the 1 percent. And that’s just a few of the things we know about the TPP since this is the most secretive falsely called trade treaty ever negotiated by the US government.

The TPP is not a trade treaty; it’s an income redistribution treaty with money being legislatively stolen from the 99 percent and handed to the 1 percent.

This is Obama’s war on the middle class. It’s also Wall Street Senator Ron Wyden’s war on the middle class, as well as the entire Republican Party and many Democrats. In other words, the TPP is another legislative accord designed to rig the economic and political game even more against the middle class.

See more about the TPP by clicking on the BIll Moyers video below.

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Polls in Russia Reveal Attitudes Toward GMO Poison Food

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Guess Who Refuses to Work in GMO Poison Fields

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What Kind of Nation is It That…?

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