Tag Archives: Agent Orange

Veterans Affairs budget on CSPAN right now.

They’re temporarily raising funding, but Rep Phil Roe R Tennessee is talking cutting (redirecting) Appeals. Meaning anybody who is screwed by the Privatization Dr Roe also advocates, doesn’t get an appeal.  Then there’s the Really Big Dead Elephant Stinking Up … Continue reading

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AARP: George W Bush Celebrates “our” Vets.

Where to begin? First, I’m not theirs, or yours, or his. Especially when the possessive “his” is G W. There’s the bit about him getting a Champagne Duty Station in Texas while hundreds of thousands of Real Americans were drafted, … Continue reading

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Quote “he didn’t have to die”

Cognition. Chanting. Changing cognition using repetitive use of words.     The title I pulled from one of those damned Supermarket Tabloid headlines about Alan Thicke. It’s a cheap way to express opinions which are actually accusations, yes? Partly. The publishers of … Continue reading

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Agent Orange Blues

Recently Monsanto did for Bayer what Dupont and Dow had done to Monsanto and each other in a massive flustercluck. Passed the ball. Can’t play on one field anymore so they take the ball to another stadium. That’s a horrible … Continue reading

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Monsanto being bought by Bayer (new stuff added)

Here’s one not making headlines, the manufacturer of Mutant Modified Organisms including tobacco that is resistant to Roundup and other clones of Agent Orange (which they stil make) is being sold offshore. How far offshore? Germany. Deutschland. Where all the … Continue reading

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Spank a Vet with a warm fuzzy Attaboy

For those who think that the Peace people dishonor the veterans, think a bit on what the most prominent campaigns has to offer in the way of humiliation. One of the “new and improved” corporate motivational methods is called “peer … Continue reading

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Recent rally against Monsanto and a little not-so-very-recent

At a recent rally in Downtown Colorado Springs… Mark made some good points about Monsanto. Here’s some more. You remember, as do I, how exactly Monsanto got busted back in the late 70s with the Paraquat Pot? Paraquat is one … Continue reading

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Autism and Mercury

So they “laid that myth to rest”, right? Actually, no. The entire focus of Autism in re Toxic Metals got sidetracked onto vaccines with a mercury preservative. Which, some pointed out, CONTAINED FAR LESS MERCURY THAN THE AMOUNT PRESENTLY IN … Continue reading

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Contaminants in the runoff water

Seems they predate the Homeless Camping debate by at least a decade. One of the problems that was present when the City and County of Pueblo sued Colorado Springs for fouling their water, e-coli. Seems Colorado Springs and Springs Utilities … Continue reading

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An anti-recruitment message especially for military families…

Because whenever the subject of recruitment comes up around certain members of my own family, many of whom were active duty military, the mantra of “But the Army/Navy/Air Force/Marines support the troops’ FAMILIES.” So, quiz time… Every base has a … Continue reading

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Traumatic Brain Injuries and Statistical Manipulation

This has a two part trigger, for me, I saw a bus stop sign saying that 1 in 5 returning soldiers have TBI and a BBC headline about “stocks fall on manufacturing data”, the last being a poorly constructed sentence … Continue reading

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Fox ChickenHawks say repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell will hurt soldiers morale

And just how the Hell would Glenn Beck or Bill O’Reilly or Sean Hannity or any of the others on their crew actually know what a Soldier actually thinks? I mean, seriously, how? Of course they from time to time … Continue reading

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Here’s an interesting and hopeful court decision.

A judge set aside a jury award of 500 million to a large group of firefighters and other workers who were injured at Ground Zero, during the rescue and cleanup phases. because it was too small Some of the workers … Continue reading

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Prebles jumping meadow mouse, the Bees, and Agent Orange…

Not connected, you say? Verily, sez I, they ARE connected. The “dominionist” faction who believe that no single species can be of any great import to the rest of the world, complain and whine much about the Preble’s Meadow mouse, … Continue reading

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Another Agent Orange… Dick Cheney Strikes Again

Only this time, it’s a chemical that’s actually orange, used as a sealant and anticorrosive. The guilty party, Halliburton KBR, says it was up to the National Guard to provide safety measures for the soldiers who were exposed, and up … Continue reading

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NOW the Iraqi Puppet Lapdogs scream “Sovereignty”

Not about Exxon-Mobil sending in the U.S. Army to “liberate” the Oil Fields, or the Corporate Masters then extorting them for 25% of the Gross Production (not Net, Gross…) of the Oil Fields… No Squeaky voiced demands of their Pentagon … Continue reading

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