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The face of our future? WARNING: the truth hurts.

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The picture is of a child whose fetal development was misdirected by exposure to a Monsanto chemical teratogen, dioxin. The child, however sees better than most Americans.

Monsanto and dioxin and a birth defect? Hmmm. Try Monsanto, beginning in 1901, producing year after year, one more god damn carcinogen after another and denying the harm of each every time. DDT, PCBs, Dioxin, Agent Orange, Aspartame have caused irreparable harm to human life in the form of incurable disease and generations of crippling birth defects. And lest you forget, the entire time Monsanto, the manufacturer adamantly claimed they were harmless. DDT could have destroyed entire ecosystems, agent orange is still causing birth defects fifty years later as are all the other chemical curses left to us by Monsanto…….and yes Monsanto’s Roundup, the herbicide advertised by your shitstream media outlet, has now been proven to cause cancer and disrupt human digestion at the cellular level

Think that’s bad? It hasn’t got bad yet! This shit is out of a 1950’s black and white horror film. Hang on! Guess who just stepped down from the head of the FDA? The now CEO of Monsanto just stepped down from the “leadership” of the eviscerated FDA. Try not to throw up, but before he was at the FDA he was an attorney for Monsanto.

How can things be this bad? Actually, it really, really does get worse. Monsanto has utterly no accountability to ANYONE as concerns the GMOs - genetically modified foods that end up in your food and in your body. Monsanto does not want Americans to know what foods have GMOs in them and they are getting their way.

Study after study shows that GMOs are responsible for the thirty year decline of Americans health, their lifespans, their fertility rates, their increased infant mortality, obesity, allergies, IBS and on and on. Most of Europe has banned GMOs.

Posted by Anonymous on Apr. 19, 2013 at 2:09 PM
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by Ruby Member on Apr. 19, 2013 at 2:22 PM

How about a post warning?

by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Apr. 19, 2013 at 2:26 PM

More than 30 years after it ended, the Vietnam War is still having a devastating impact on the lives of ordinary people.

Up to five million Vietnamese were exposed to Agent Orange, a deadly herbicide sprayed by the U.S. Army over wide areas.
The chemical killed tens of thousands but has left a tragic legacy of birth defects and disabilities in those born long after the war.
Almost 80 million litres of the poisonous herbicide was sprayed by the U.S. military during the war in Vietnam. The aim was to destroy the jungle that provided cover for the Vietnamese army.
But the powerful weed killer contained one of the world’s most toxic chemicals - dioxin.
Cancer, birth defects, psychiatric disorders and diabetes are just a few of the diseases caused by it.
Vu Tan Kim was a soldier during the war. He says when the chemical was sprayed on their base, they didn’t know how dangerous it was.
Only after his daughter was born he was told by doctors the dioxin he was exposed to had affected his genes.
His daughter is blind, her arms and legs are deformed and she is mentally handicapped.
“If I had my leg cut or went blind, that’s ok. But here my blood was poisoned and even though the war ended in Vietnam, every time I come home I feel very sad when I see my daughter,” he says.
He says the one dollar a day he gets from his government is not enough and that it's the U.S. who should compensate.
However, America's constitution protects those who were responsible at the time, so the victims took the companies who developed Agent Orange to court.
But the judge, who had previously awarded millions of dollars to American veterans who suffered from the poison, threw the case out.
Nguyen Trong Nhan is a leading official of the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange (VAVA).
He says that despite having little faith in America's legal system the battle continues and they hope to win their appeal.
Da Nang International Airport is now a gateway for millions of tourists.
What they don’t know is that it’s also one of Vietnam’s three toxic hot spots.
The American military stored unused dioxin at this former airbase.
Lev Fedorov, Doctor of Chemical Science says:
“Local people here are still being chronically poisoned. The dioxin that was sprayed on the territory doesn't' go anywhere. It's very resistant.”
Residents nearby were warned only last year that vegetables grown here and fish caught in the lake are poisonous.
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Apr. 19, 2013 at 2:27 PM

there ya go  ;-)

Quoting onethentwins:

How about a post warning?

by Ruby Member on Apr. 19, 2013 at 2:28 PM

OMG, is this real?! How do we know what foods have GMO and what don't? I eat mostly a clean diet but every now and then I eat something that may contain these. Any other info you can supply that you know about? I'm so sad these things are happening. :(

by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Apr. 19, 2013 at 2:29 PM

Hong Hanh is falling to pieces.   She has been poisoned by the most toxic molecule known to science; it was sprayed during a prolonged military campaign.
The contamination persists.
No redress has been offered, no compensation.
The superpower that spread the toxin has done nothing to combat the medical and environmental catastrophe that is overwhelming her country....
Hong Hanh's story, and that of many more like her, is quietly unfolding in Vietnam today.
Her declining half-life is spent unseen, in her home, an unremarkable concrete box in Ho Chi Minh City, filled with photographs, family plaques and yellow enamel stars, a place where the best is made of the worst.
Hong Hanh is both surprising and terrifying.
Ranch Hand — a US government operation
Destroyed 1.2 million acres of land in Vietnam
4.8 million gallons of chemicals
U.S. helicopter sprays the defoliant agent orange during the Vietnam War.
A federal appeals court upheld on Friday the dismissal of a civil lawsuit against major U.S. chemical companies, Monsanto, Dow Chemical, and other companies, brought by Vietnamese plaintiffs over the use of the chemical agent orange in Vietnam.
Ranch Hand — a US government operation — defoliated 1.2 million acres of land and dispensed 4.8 million gallons of chemicals over Vietnam.
Doing this has created more than 1 million Agent Orange victims.

Here is a 19-year-old who lives in a 10-year-old's body.
She clatters around with disjointed spidery strides which leave her soaked in sweat.
When she cannot stop crying, soothing creams and iodine are rubbed into her back, which is a lunar collage of septic blisters and scabs.
"My daughter is dying," her mother says.
My youngest daughter is 11 and she has the same symptoms.
What should we do?
Their fingers and toes stick together before they drop off.
Their hands wear down to stumps.
Every day they lose a little more skin.
And this is not leprosy.
The doctors say it is connected to American chemical weapons we were exposed to during the Vietnam war.
650,000 alive victims — 500,000 have already died — estimated 3 million Vietnamese people died in the attack by the US
There are an estimated 650,000 like Hong Hanh in Vietnam, suffering from an array of baffling chronic conditions.
Another 500,000 have already died.
The thread that weaves through all their case histories is defoliants deployed by the US military during the war.
Some of the victims are veterans who were doused in these chemicals during the war, others are farmers who lived off land that was sprayed.
The second generation are the sons and daughters of war veterans, or children born to parents who lived on contaminated land.
Now there is a third generation, the grandchildren of the war and its victims.
Iraq tank destroyed by depleted uranium weapons
Dr. Khajak Vartaanian, a radiation expert, holds a Geiger counter next to a hole in an Iraq tank destroyed by depleted uranium weapons in the Persian Gulf War in 1991.
The shell holes show 1,000 times the normal background radiation level.
Photo: Paul Kitagaki Jr./Seattle Post-Intelligencer

This is a chain of events bitterly denied by the US government.
Millions of litres of defoliants such as Agent Orange were dropped on Vietnam, but US government scientists claimed that these chemicals were harmless to humans and short-lived in the environment.
US strategists argue that Agent Orange was a prototype smart weapon, a benign tactical herbicide that saved many hundreds of thousands of American lives by denying the North Vietnamese army the jungle cover that allowed it ruthlessly to strike and feint.
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