Social Security Broken? Not By A Long Shot

The average monthly Social Security benefit for a retired worker was about $1,177 at the beginning of 2011. The poverty line for a single person, living in the continental U S in 2001 is $10,890 There are three problems with Social Security according to a lot of people.  They take too much out of my check.  […]

Wikileaks claims Irishman gunned down in Bolivia was set up

  U.S. cable links Bolivian govt to death plot, secret plan The Guardina newspaper from England reported in 2009 that the police in Bolivia had shot dead three men, including one identified by local officials as an Irish national, over an alleged plot to assassinate the country’s president, Evo Morales.  Bolivian police at the time said […]

Berlin: STASI spy killed protestor Ohnesorg in 1967

Documents have emerged in the German press showing that policeman Karl Heinz Kurras, who shot student Benno Ohnesorg during a demonstration in West-Berlin in 1967, was a spy for the East-German secret police STASI. After trial, Kurras was acquitted due to lack of evidence. The shot that killed Ohnesorg on June 2 1967,  was to […]