Tag Archives: Union Carbide

What percentage of a partially eaten donut would YOU bet…

That the chemical spill which has currently gotten Monument evacuated… is going to be neatly and safely taken care of and that you’re not going to be in any danger from it? Because the Chemical Industry, especially those divisions most … 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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Failed Musicians, Earning Potential and Tort Reform

Charlie Manson, David Koresh… described as “failed musicians” because they played the guitar, and like the vast thundering herd of people who pick the git-fiddle they didn’t make a career of it. Adolf Hitler, a “failed artist” even though, in … 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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Would you sell your kid for 253 dollars?

That’s what the people of Bhopal India were told to do when the “compensation” was announced 24 years ago. That’s after 2 years of LawyerFights over Limited Liability and “Tort Reform”. The Reaganites including Ron Paul, the Dad-part of the … Continue reading

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Arrest The Warren Anderson for Bhopal criminal negligence aka cost cutting

No justice for victims of Bhopal. Verdicts of Criminal Negligence were handed down to former Union Carbide employees responsible for a death toll of 25,000 and still rising. While victims remain sorely under-compensated, the verdict means sentences of only two … 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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Ah, the Suprem(eCourt)acy of Corporate Thieves!

So far one has come forward and said that the Corporate Thieves are so much better than the rest of us that they Deserve to rule over us. From a town named after a Confederate officer who owned slaves and … Continue reading

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Liability and the value of a human life…

How much does one person or all of society owe for injuries, deaths or other damages caused by actions that an individual or the representatives of Society take? (I posted this on another forum, alfrankenweb.com. This hits at the core … Continue reading

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Diane Wilson of Texas

There is so much senselessness and vacuity all around us in the United States, that it is utterly refreshing to know here actually are some good people living in our country. Diane Wilson is one of those people. Check out … Continue reading

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Brand name taste is an abstraction

A friend of mine is a restauranteur who by his own admission doesn’t know much about wine. Never the less his wine rep was bringing over a bottle of Chateau d’Yquem for some occasion. I asked my friend if he’d … Continue reading

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