Tag Archives: Heart disease

Big Tobacco investing a lot in Colorado Election

They must be confident of a big payoff. The Proposition 72 advertising I get daily just for the printing and mailing of the fliers is a big hit.18 cents per flier. 3+ million voters. 600,000+ just for one mailing. 4 … 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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Will Act of God close Drake coal plant?

[FULL TEXT OF LETTER SUBMITTED TO CS INDEPENDENT MAY 14] Two years ago Colorado Springs lost 346 homes to the Waldo Canyon fire which precipitated floods expected to haunt the westside and Manitou for years to come. The next year … Continue reading

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CSU Drake coal plant situated in heart of Colorado Springs, for heart disease

Europe is closing the last of its coal-fired power plants, while America rebrands coal as clean. And Colorado Springs literally embraces its pollution-spewing Martin Drake Coal Plant. You can burn fossil fuels to warm the globe from anywhere, but for … Continue reading

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There ARE some things you can blame on Mr Obama…

But this ain’t one of them. I mean, Gitmo is still open, torture is still happening, the murderous God-damned wars for profit are still happening…. and he hasn’t managed to fix 30 years worth of pure destructive “trickle down free … Continue reading

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Think of it as enhanced evolution, Un-natural selection, cull the gulls…

The debate turns now to whether or not to rescue marine animals from the oil. Pelicans and gulls specifically, but there’s more. Of course, animals that took millions of years to be what they are, should learn to mutate themselves … Continue reading

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Red Bull is dangerous

RED BULL contains: caffeine, ginseng and guarana (all legal stimulants) sugars, artificial sweeteners, taurine (an amino acid said to lower blood pressure).   RED BULL promises: increased energy, better concentration, sharper cognitive performance, greater endurance, higher metabolism, faster reaction time. … Continue reading

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Tim Russert a victim of misinformation

The endless hand-wringing and speculating are making me nauseated. That Tim Russert died unexpectedly of a heart attack was not, or shouldn’t have been, unexpected. Tim Russert had both diabetes and heart disease. Tim Russert was on blood pressure and … Continue reading

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A kernel of un-truth

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We’ve fallen! And we won’t get up!

There’s been much hand-wringing over the news that the United States lags behind 41 other nations with regard to life expectancy. Oh my, they say. How could the richest nation in the world be surpassed by lesser mortals? We’re #1! … Continue reading

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Take the Potter taste test challenge

My comments about JK Rowling were mean spirited naturally, but the reaction was like I’d made a snotty put-down of something exalted. Was my criticism limited by subjectivity?   This is not Fancy Feast versus the same thing in an … Continue reading

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PFOA & Mermaids’ Tears

All the talk nowadays is about the threat that terrorism supposedly has on National Security. But reality is that Americans are more likely to be taken down by cancer or heart disease instead. Perhaps, companies like Dupont and 3M actualy … Continue reading

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