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"Government notice that appeared in The North Midland Times newspaper on 10 July 1942 advising of tea rationing." Posted on bookshopsdriveinsandjive.com by Christie Cantrell.

The Chinese ‘Science & Technology Abstracts Newspaper’ under the leadership of China’s State Science & Technology Ministry has published a paper that may deeply damage the Biotech industry worldwide. More here: http://sustainablepulse.com/2014/04/30/chinese-ministry-newspaper-gm-soybeans-harm-health-chinas-1-3-billion-people/#.U254Rq1dWhh #GMOs #China #Biotech

French and Indian War Notices Abstracted from Colonial Newspapers, Volume 3: January 1, 1758-September 17, 1759 - Armand Francis Lucier. Abercrombie's humiliating defeat at Ticonderoga in 1758 was the last straw for the beleaguered British Army. After three years of attempts to remove the French from their settlements and forts on English territory, the British resolved to replace their inept, politically appointed commanders with reputable generals. The new strategy proposed

Founded in 1836, Galveston has a history as old and phantom-filled as the entire state of Texas. Tales of pirates and civil war soldiers, of drowned victims of the Great Storm of 1900 that still wander the Galveston streets looking for home. These are but a few of the phantoms of Haunted Galveston. Galveston was the first Texas city to have electric lights, electric street cars, a post office, naval base, a newspaper, public library and hospital and many other products of civilization…

from Forbes

Why Liberal Americans Are Turning Against GMO Labeling

“GM foods are not proven safe. Why not just label them and let the consumer decide?” is a common thread on food blogs. “They must be kowtowing to the GMO lobby.” That’s what has been characterized as the liberal position: the consumer’s right to know. Many activist groups lobbying for labeling cite a New York Times poll that 93 percent of Americans support it. So why do the leading independent science organizations in the US and the country's top liberal news publications oppose mandatory…