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  • Pfizer Ends Hunt for Drugs to Treat Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

    01/08/2018 1:02:48 PM PST · by sodpoodle · 32 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 01/06/2018 | Jonathan Rockoff
    Pfizer Inc. said Saturday it will stop trying to discover new drugs for Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease, abandoning costly but futile efforts to find effective treatments for the disorders. The cutback will result in layoffs of 300 employees in Cambridge and Andover in Massachusetts and in Groton, Conn., over several months, according to a company statement. The restructuring won't affect later-stage drug development for pain treatments Lyrica and tanezumab, or research into drugs for rare neurological diseases, Pfizer said. The company plans to use the savings to fund drug R&D in other areas. "This was an exercise to reallocate...
  • Kerry: Bennett's ideas are 'profoundly disturbing'

    12/05/2016 5:37:47 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 20 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/12/16 | David Rosenberg
    Video (hear his brain actually farting; youtube link below) Secretary of State John Kerry made a foray into internal Israeli politics on Sunday night, slamming the Israeli cabinet and singling out Education Minister Naftali Bennett (Jewish Home) by name, saying that Bennett’s recent statements on the future of Judea and Samaria were “profoundly disturbing”. Kerry spoke Sunday evening at the annual Saban Forum, hosted by the left-leaning Brookings Institute, one of whose overseas branches is in Qatar. The Secretary spoke at length about his feelings towards Israel and Zionism, and his belief that Israel is headed in the wrong...
  • Spin Of The Year (Possibly the most heretical seminary in the US is going out of business)

    07/23/2016 4:16:43 PM PDT · by NRx · 100 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | 07-21-2016 | Rod Dreher
    The Very Rev. Katherine Ragsdale, lesbian cleric and then president and dean of Episcopal Divinity School, delivers 2009 'abortion is a blessing' address (National Organization for Women/Flickr) Via the Episcopal News Service, a press release revealing that the ultramegaliberal Episcopal Divinity School is winding things down: Episcopal Divinity School will cease to grant degrees at the end of the upcoming academic year, the seminary’s board of trustees decided July 21 on a 11-4 vote. During the next year, the board will explore options for EDS’s future, some of which were suggested by a specially convened Futures Task Force to...
  • Woman Dies of 'Fat Embolism' During ‘Brazilian Butt Lift’

    05/17/2016 7:34:18 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 50 replies
    NBC News, Miami Herald via MRC TV ^ | May 17, 2016 | By Dan Krauth KNBC Miami, By Daniel Chang Miami Herald via Ben Graham
    A West Virginia woman died after suffering a “fat embolism” while undergoing plastic surgery to increase the size of her gluteal region.  Heather Meadows, a 29-year-old mother of two, was killed by fat particles that entered her bloodstream through a vein during a lipid transfer procedure. The fat particles clogged arteries in her heart and lungs, causing cascading organ failure and death. She was taken to an emergency room after going into cardiac arrest during the cosmetic surgery and was pronounced dead on arrival. This fat transfer procedure is common in what is called a “Brazilian butt lift,” where liposuction...
  • Pope's Address to Victims of Sexual Abuse

    09/27/2015 2:42:32 PM PDT · by markomalley · 7 replies
    Zenit ^ | 9/27/15
    Here is the Vatican translation of the Pope's address to victims of sexual abuse by the clergy, who he met with early this morning at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia. Following his address, the Pope met privately with each of the individuals present at the meeting. * * * My dearest brothers and sisters in Christ, I am grateful for this opportunity to meet you. I am blessed by your presence. Thank you for coming here today. Words cannot fully express my sorrow for the abuse you suffered. You are precious children of God who should always expect our...
  • These Historical Paintings Are More Disturbing Than Most People Would Think

    02/19/2015 9:36:34 AM PST · by EveningStar · 33 replies
    Viralnova ^ | January 16, 2015
    It's strange that many people don't consider television shows, films, and video games to be "art" because of their violent and provocative content. But, have you ever looked at some of the most famous classical paintings? Some of the most famous paintings of the old world are downright vulgar. Nudity and disturbing images of violence such as deities eating babies whole, women having sex with animals, and even beheadings plaster the walls of art museums everywhere. Not only that, but these paintings are nearly priceless. People view them sipping on wine and possibly even adjusting their monocles. When you really...
  • Roberts protects Obamacare again

    01/07/2014 8:54:52 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 80 replies ^ | January 7, 2014 | Associated Press
    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has refused a group of doctors' request to block implementation of the nation's new health care law. Chief Justice John Roberts turned away without comment Monday an emergency stay request from the Association of American Physicians & Surgeons, Inc. and the Alliance for Natural Health USA.
  • 'Disturbing' Video Shows 'Brutal' Israeli Occupation

    12/17/2012 5:27:48 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 20 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 17/12/12 | Gil Ronen
    A new video shows the Palestinian Authority under Israeli "occupation." PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas recently accused Israel of "waging a campaign of ethnic cleansing against the Palestinian people via the demolition of their homes" in Judea and Samaria. The photos speak for themselves. Video ......
  • Romney: Cain allegations 'particularly disturbing'

    11/08/2011 10:30:17 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 130 replies ^ | 11/8/11 | AP
    Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney says allegations that rival Herman Cain groped a former employee are "particularly disturbing" and must be addressed. Romney told ABC News/ Yahoo! on Tuesday that he will not judge whether Sharon Bialek's claims against Cain are true. He declined to say whether they are disqualifying. ... Romney .. "These are serious allegations and they're going to have to be addressed."
  • Chicks With Steve Buscemeyes

    04/12/2011 9:36:02 AM PDT · by WackySam · 26 replies
    So disturbing, I had to post.
  • The Disturbing Rehabilitation of Dr. Kevorkian

    01/17/2011 11:31:19 AM PST · by Nachum · 15 replies
    National Review ^ | 1/17/11 | Wesley J. Smith
    When Jack Kevorkian came to the nation’s attention in the 1990s, reporters at first depicted him — correctly — as a macabre and megalomaniacal promoter of death. But he was remade into a popular icon, becoming a pet guest on 60 Minutes, treated to uncharacteristically softball interviews by Mike Wallace and fawned over by Andy Rooney, and then declared by Time magazine to be one of the major “celebrities” of the 1990s. Time even invited him to their 75th anniversary gala as a star guest. You knew the world was spinning the wrong way when Tom Cruise rushed up
  • 1010 Blow The Kids Up For Climate Change [graphic video]

    10/01/2010 3:43:22 PM PDT · by mlizzy · 61 replies · 2+ views
    You Tube ^ | 10-1-10
    Make sure you give the video a thumbs up, so that it gets more visibility, therefore, the unhinged alarmists cannot hide what they have done! This ridiculous, disgusting movie, in which activists of the 10:10 climate change campaign fantasize about blowing up dissenters, was uploaded and recently self censored, set to private, after they realized how unhinged and insane it makes them look. ( Comrade Morshu ( has re-uploaded it, and asks that you do the same. To download, copy the url and then go to, or get the Ant Video Downloader for Firefox.
  • Brewer: 'Disturbing' That Feds Spend More on Mexico Than Border Guard

    06/30/2010 2:07:03 PM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    fox ^ | 6/30/10 | fox
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer wants the federal government to spend more on border security -- at least more than it does on Mexico. The Republican governor is slamming Washington for committing more than double the amount of funding next year to Mexico than it does to National Guard along the U.S. side of the southern border. "They're giving more money to Mexico," Brewer said after meeting with administration officials Monday, calling the disparity "very, very disturbing."
  • Former RNC rival takes shot at Steele: Race claims 'ridiculous,' 'disturbing' (Kenneth Blackwell)

    04/06/2010 7:40:30 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 21 replies · 611+ views
    The Hill ^ | 4/6/10 | Eric Zimmermann
    One of Steele's rivals for the RNC chairmanship took Steele to task Monday for attributing his problems to race. Kenneth Blackwell, a former Ohio secretary of state who ran against Michael Steele for RNC chairman, said Steele's argument that he has a "smaller margin of error" beacuse he's black is "ridiculous." "This notion that this disturbing pattern of gaffes and missteps is now being criticized solely because he is black, and that Barack Obama is being criticized for his big-government power grab solely because he is black — that is nonsense," Blackwell told Fox News's Neil Cavuto. "And here's a...
  • The 15 Creepiest Vintage Ads Of All Time

    07/31/2009 6:30:47 AM PDT · by the_devils_advocate_666 · 407 replies · 368,750+ views
    Retro Comedy ^ | Wednesday, July 1, 2009
    What do murder, pedophilia, suicide and a baby tiger have in common? They have all been used to sell stuff in these amazingly disturbing vintage ads! These are real, untouched advertisements from the good old days. It doesn't matter if it's lovely ladies or adorable clowns, somehow these old-time ad wizards found ways to traumatize us while pedaling everyday products. Enjoy them now, call your therapist later! 15. White Bread Demon"Bread is swell, but what I'm really excited about is eating jelly made from the blood of the innocent!" 14. French Suicide SausageIt's enough to make you want to eat Kosher...
  • Kinda Disturbing(Dakota Fanning's new movie sounds really sick)

    08/01/2006 3:49:37 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 21 replies · 204,754+ views ^ | 7 31 06 |
    Child actress Dakota Fanning is set to shock fans in new movie 'Hounddog.' The film features Dakota semi-nude in child rape scenes. The controversial film written and directed by Deborah Kampmeier is a dark and violent story set in American's rural south and the 12-year-old's mother and agent are convinced her gritty performance is Oscar-worthy. Agent Joy Osbrink was quoted in the New York Daily News, "It's not just the rape scene the whole story is challenging Dakota as an actress. And I've never been so proud of her in my life. I've seen the dailies, and in every scene...
  • Music to Remember Terri Schiavo

    03/27/2006 8:10:58 AM PST · by Nextrush · 28 replies · 972+ views
    3/27/06 | SELF
    I wanted to consider the idea of music to help us remember the horror of this time last year when Terri Schiavo died in a cruel and horrible way. Some of these songs were mentioned by other FReepers in the threads I read last year (I hadn't joined yet). So I make my contributions in the order I placed them on my tape (I use ancient technology). Terri's death was followed by the passing of Pope John Paul II and in some ways I combined the music to also remember his life and ministry. So here is the list: 1....
  • Three Allegan men accused in 'disturbing' sexual abuse case

    03/25/2006 7:49:09 PM PST · by Number57 · 8 replies · 841+ views ^ | 3/25/06 |
    (Allegan, March 25, 2006, 6:00 p.m.) By Brad Edwards There's an egregious report of child sexual abuse out of Allegan County. Three adults are charged with a number of felonies in regards to the claims. Authorities say the claims involve everything from actual sexual assault to the use of a computer to commit a crime. 24 Hour News 8 has decided to withhold several specifics about those who stand accused, because identifying them would identify some of the alleged victims. Authorities tell us two of the accused are a father/son duo who lived at the property in question. They lived...
  • Review of (Film) A Distant Thunder (12/14/2005)

    02/20/2006 9:54:16 AM PST · by topher · 23 replies · 1,081+ views
    Renew America ^ | December 14, 2005 | Renew America Staff
    Review of A Distant Thunder Film takes a provocative look at the moral implications of partial-birth abortion December 14, 2005 RenewAmerica staff Disney producer Jonathan Flora's new film, A Distant Thunder, is a must-see for anyone interested in the subject of partial-birth abortion. Reminiscent of supernatural thrillers by M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, Signs, The Village) and reflecting the best in cinematic courtroom and horror dramas, A Distant Thunder takes viewers through a maze of disturbing hints, twists, symbols, and flashbacks until at the end they are stunned and surprised at what they've been watching. With first-rate acting by...
  • Chemical May Inhibit Male Sex Development

    05/27/2005 6:01:44 AM PDT · by Pharmboy · 52 replies · 2,652+ views
    AP ^ | Fri May 27, 2005 | Matt Crenson
    A manmade ingredient of many plastics, cosmetics and other consumer products may be interfering with prenatal male sexual development, new research suggests. A study of 85 infant boys found a correlation between increased exposure to some forms of the chemical phthalate and smaller penis size and incomplete testicular descent. It is the first time phthalate has been shown to influence the sexual development of human males. "This is clearly something that needs to be examined in a larger sample," said Shanna Swan, a professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry who headed the study. A paper...