Half of Older Americans Have Nothing in Retirement Savings

The bad news is that almost half of Americans approaching retirement have nothing saved in a 401(k) or other individual account. The good news is that the new estimate, from the U.S. Government Accountability Office, is slightly better than a few years earlier.

Of those 55 and older, 48 percent had nothing put away in a 401(k)-style defined contribution plan or an individual retirement account, according to a GAO estimate for 2016 that was released Tuesday. That’s an improvement from the 52 percent without retirement money in 2013.

Two in five of such households did have access to a traditional pension, also known as a defined benefit plan. However, 29 percent of older Americans had neither a pension nor any assets in a 401(k) or IRA account.

The estimate from the GAO, the investigative arm of Congress, is a brief update to a more comprehensive 2015 report on retirement savings in the U.S. Both are based on the Federal Reserve’s Survey of Consumer Finances.

Source: Half of Older Americans Have Nothing in Retirement Savings

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Iowa town halts treating water with fluoride amid concerns

A small town in northwestern Iowa has ended its decades-long practice of treating the city’s drinking water with fluoride.
The Ida Grove City Council narrowly voted this week to halt fluoride treatment in the city’s water supply, the Sioux City Journal reported. The move comes after city leaders and residents questioned whether the fluoride was effective at preventing tooth decay or presented health risks.
A recent survey distributed through utility bills found that most respondents didn’t support fluoridation in the small city 60 miles east of Sioux City, according to the clerk’s office.

Source: Iowa town halts treating water with fluoride amid concerns

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HAWAII DEMOCRATS WANT U.S. CONGRESS TO CONSIDER REPEAL OF SECOND AMENDMENT

The resolution also urges Congress to adopt a proposed constitutional amendment “to clarify the constitution”

Hawaii Democrats Want U.S. Congress to Consider Repeal of Second Amendment

resolution introduced in the Hawaii Senate this week urges the U.S. Congress to “consider and discuss whether the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution should be repealed or amended to clarify that the right to bear arms is a collective, rather than individual, constitutional right.”

The resolution also urges Congress to adopt a proposed constitutional amendment “to clarify the constitutional right to bear arms.”

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in June 2008 that the Second Amendment “protects an individual right to possess a firearm unconnected with service in a militia, and to use that arm for traditionally lawful purposes, such as self-defense within the home.”

The 5-4 ruling in District of Columbia v. Heller also stated, “Like most rights, the Second Amendment right is not unlimited.”

The Hawaii Senate resolution has been referred to committee and no hearings are scheduled at this time.

Of Hawaii’s 25 state senators, only one is Republican. The rest are Democrats.

Source: CNS News

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Three Times the Illegal Immigration of 2017 Levels at Current Rate

Migrants, mostly Hondurans, run along the Tijuana river near the El Chaparral border crossing in Mexico Photograph: Guillermo Arias/AFP/Getty
Illegal immigration this year is on pace to more than triple the levels of just two years ago, new projections reveal.

In the month of February, there were more than 76,000 illegal border crossings and inadmissible foreign nationals, the most in this month in 12 years — a record for President Trump’s administration.

Princeton Policy Advisor Steven Kopits now projects that illegal border crossings for this calendar year will be more than three times what they were in 2017 and nearly double last year’s total crossings. The projection predicts there will be more than 840,000 illegal border crossings this year, though Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen predicts about 900,000 crossings.

Should illegal immigration reach this level, as Kopits projects, it would mean that border crossings in Trump’s third year in office outpace every single year of illegal immigration under former President Obama.

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What is Dissenter.com?

What is Dissenter?

Dissenter: Now they can’t stop you – The FAR System

Dissenter is the comment section of the internet. It is both a web application and browser extension. Dissenter organizes conversations around individual URL’s and creates a public square on them where anyone can leave a comment.

How does it work?

To get started create an account and login to Dissenter. Next you’ll want to download the Dissenter browser extension, although it is not required. If you’re using the Dissenter web app, paste any URL into the Dissenter box and click “Dissent This.” If you’re using the browser extension, simply open it on any URL. You’ll be shown a comment composer, where you can leave a comment, as well as a discussion with comments left by others.


What can I comment on?

Anything. Seriously. Try it on Wikipedia, news articles, blog posts, YouTube videos, Amazon products, and even individual tweets. You can even comment on sites that don’t allow comments! Give Dissenter a try!

Learn more at: Dissenter.com

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Video Game to Cast ‘Anti-Vaxxers’ as Disease Spreaders

Game centers on spreading pathogen that decimates global population

Video Game to Cast ‘Anti-Vaxxers’ as Disease Spreaders

A popular video game has announced it’s adding “anti-vaxxers” as viral disease-spreading entities.

The creators of Plague Inc. declared this week an “anti-vaxxer” scenario will be added as a buff in a new update after a Change.org petition received over 10,000 signatures.

“ICYMI: Alright, alright! You spoke, we listened. Neurie’s very happy to hear that we’re going to start figuring out anti-vaxxers soon. He’s dying to try and get inside their heads,” the game’s creators said in a tweet Tuesday.

The game, from Ndemic Creations, centers around developing and spreading a pathogen that can infect everyone on the planet.

“Your pathogen has just infected ‘Patient Zero’. Now you must bring about the end of human history by evolving a deadly, global Plague whilst adapting against everything humanity can do to defend itself,” a description of the game developed in 2012 reads.

The idea to add people who are distrustful of vaccines started with a Change.org petition from gamer Eduard Gabrian, whose reason for requesting the addition boiled down to simply “Anti-vaxxers are stupid.”

“So, yeah – we’re going to make some anti-vaxxer content for Plague Inc! It’s great to see so many people sticking up for science,” Ndemic founder James Vaughan wrote in a recent blog post titled “Standing up for Science.”

Vaughn notes “anti-vaxxers” had been included in a previous “Science Denial” scenario, but that “recent news makes the whole issue even more important.”

“We’re currently working out how Anti-Vaxxers will actually work in the game. We have a few ideas that we’re trying out and running them through our algorithms. (The biggest challenge is that if everyone in Plague Inc.’s global simulation suddenly stopped getting vaccinated then it would be a very easy game to win!).”

As yet, it’s unclear when the update will be released.

Plague Inc’s disease-spread model is reportedly so accurate that Vaughan was invited to speak at the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta.

Source: | Infowars.com

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