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Feb.18.2009
CLARENCE CENTER, N.Y. Feb. 18...On a gloomy Thursday afternoon (Feb. 12) a random sampling of Americans boarded Continental Connection Flight 3407 departing Newark Airport  en route to Buffalo.  Psychologist Mervyn Fliegel calls them "the givers." On that same day another group in D.C...
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Feb.13.2009
BROOKLYN, N.Y. , Feb 13...The economic crisis is being prolonged by faulty terminology that distorts perceptions, dampens expectations and crushes optimism, an analyst charged today. "Our nomenclature is counter-productive," said Efraim Durg, founder and CEO of NeuroBrands, a marketing...
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Feb.03.2009
ACTIVIST INVADES PLUTOCRATS' POVERTY PSYCHODRAMA Robert Polet, Gucci Group CEO, an AK 47 to his head, pleaded for help.  "Please, please help me find my children," he cried as soldiers pinned him to the muddy floor of a refugee camp. In a moment of high psychodrama, pampered...
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Jan.21.2009
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 20...Can a man who has been honored by the Queen of England, given a TED award for social activism, named a Time  Magazine Person of the Year, nominated for an Oscar, a Golden Globe, a Grammy and a Nobel Peace Prize be all bad? Leah Schildkraut thinks he can. Bono, lead...
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Jan.15.2009
LONDON, England, Jan 12...Insurance companies face "total extinction" if the global economic crisis continues, an executive warned today. "We are being inundated by a tsunami of fraudulent claims," said Walter Neff, VP Adjustments for AIG. "Our trust is being betrayed by...
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Jan.12.2009
Igor Yopsvoyomatsky, editor of paranoiaisfact.com and columnist for The Daily Event, answers readers' questions. Dear Igor, My son came home for winter break with a new culture hero--Slavoj Zizek. Zizek had taken his university by storm, giving two sold-out lectures and sitting for an online...
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Jan.06.2009
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 6th...Fast food franchises are "insidiously" planting sexist, anti-labor and neo-imperialist propaganda in their commercials, a consumer advocate charged today. Leah Schildkraut, Corporate Malfeasance specialist with the Anarcho-Feminist Coalition, called for an...
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Dec.26.2008
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Dec. 26Upstaged and rendered irrelevant by the rise of Barrack Obama, European leaders have formed a secret task force to find ways to tarnish his image, the Daily Event has learned. "George Bush was an easy foil who made all our leaders look good," said a Euro...
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Dec.22.2008
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Dear Readers, I'm sick of thinking about money, talking about money, worrying about money.So I'm offering, free,  the Leading Lady audiobook and the books Fort Apache, the Bronx, Cocktail, and Corporation Freak downloads. Free. Click the link below and have a Happy Holiday. Or visit www....
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Dec.16.2008
New York City, Christmas Eve, 1973...Global warming hadn't become an A-list cause. Ozone layer sounded like something you inhaled at a party.  In Washington, the hottest present was a bootleg White House tape of President Nixon drunkenly ranting about the Watergate investigation to Attorney...
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Dec.09.2008
BEIJING, China...Dec. 9...a top-secret report prepared for China's Ministry of State Security (MSS) predicts that none of President-elect Obama's appointees will be in office at the end of his first term. They are all qiao zong huo fan," the anonymous author says, using the Chinese term for...
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Dec.05.2008
Igor Yopsvoyomatsky, editor of paranoiaisfact.com answers readers' questions.Dear Igor, On the advice of Nobel Prize winner Linus Pauling, I began taking eighteen grams of Vitamin C daily twenty years ago. Now my doctor tells me new research shows that far from being a miracle cure Vitamin C...
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Dec.02.2008
Igor Yopsvoyomatsky, editor of paranoiaisfact.com answers readers' questions.Dear Igor, My Western Civ. prof, Leon Notsky says Obama is not the saviour we have been hoping for, but just a counter swing in the dialectical pendulum from right to left. He says nothing will change in Washington but the...
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Nov.25.2008
Soho, 1974 BC, Before Coach...(Prada and Gucci.) Old cast iron buildings, half sweatshops, half artists' lofts. $500 a month gets you 5000 feet of raw space. Spring Street Bar, the hippest place in the city, just ask us. On a good night you can see Johns and Cage, Raushenberg and Cunningham....
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Nov.19.2008
Igor Yopsvoyomatsky, Editor of paranoiaisfact.com, Answers readers' questions.Dear Igor, My grandpa is in the garage cleaning out his combination orgone box/fallout shelter. He says that George W. Bush is planning to use his last gasp of presidential breath to get even with all the liberals,...
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