Archive for January, 2011
From New York to California, Arizona to Georgia governors are proposing major cuts in Medicaid coverage as one of their solutions to their growing state budget deficits. This at a time when the U.S. population is moving toward the day when 50% of the population will be over 50. Do our leaders really think the […]
I have just heard a reporter on MSNBC say that forty percent of the food we buy goes to waste. That is a huge percentage, especially now as the prices on many of our basic food staples, such as sugar, grain and oilseeds have risen for the sixth month in a row! [See Bloomberg article]. […]
Toxins In Many Household Products Associated With Fetal & Infant Brain Damage? You’ve Gotta Be Kidding!
According to an article published this week by Sheila Kaplan a writer for Politics Daily, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finally releasing a list of what they call ‘potentially’ dangerous chemicals, many of which are found in common household products (light bulbs, clearing products, baby toys, pet food, baby bottles, frozen dinners, soda, drinking […]
According to MSNBC 82 people were killed and 547 injured in shooting related incidents today in America. The same number will be killed and wounded tomorrow … and the next day …. and the next day after that. – 82 people will die and 547 people will be injured, on average, in shooting related incidents […]
A new report The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) states that the United States will lead the world into catastrophic global warming over the next twenty five years. EIA’s 2011 Annual Energy Outlook predicts that energy-related CO2 emissions will grow by 16 percent from 2009 to 2035 with a fuel mix that remains predominantly coal […]
Food Safety Not Important Enough For Congress To Fund? Recalls, legal expenses and lost sales resulting from foodborne pathogens cost food manufacturers billions of dollars each year. In addition, foodborne illness is estimated to cost the country about $152bn a year in medical costs and lost productivity. About one in six Americans becomes sick as […]