50 THINGS YOU ARE NOT SUPPOSED TO KNOW12/09/03
Our guest was Russ Kick, the author of a new book about hidden, secret, and forgotten facts that are helpful to understanding the state of our world. Kick is the founder of http://www.thememeoryhole.org, a website devoted to publicizing government documents, corporate press releases and newspaper articles that challenge conventional wisdom. Among the points discussed:
*After 9/11, White House staff reviewed and considered a Special Ops presentation, Thinking Outside the Box - Poisoning Afghanistan's Food Supply
*Nearly all American milk-cows are infected with Bovine Leukemia Virus
*The debate over the posting of the Ten Commandments in an Alabama courthouse is not about the same ten commandments printed on Moses' famous tablets.
The Bayer Company developed and marketed another "wonder drug": Heroin
Pope Pius II wrote a best selling erotic novel
Positive HIV test results are wrong for half of all low-risk people
Two atomic bombs were dropped on North Carolina
Senior auto industry execs characterize SUV drivers as "insecure and vain...nervous about their marriages...self-centered and self-absorbed, with little interest in their neighbors or communities."