Monthly Archives: September 2012

Roundup the Rats

A story in the LA Times leads with: “Rats fed corn engineered to resist spraying with an herbicide developed tumors and other health problems, a study finds.” The article cites a study involving rats that ate chow containing various quantities … Continue reading

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When Lower Taxes is Not a Good Thing

David and Renee Leifheit of Chana, Illinois won a victory, of sorts, in having their property taxes lowered. They successfully argued that living in close proximity to a factory farming operation, or CAFO (concentrated animal feeding operation) as they are … Continue reading

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Are You Addicted?

John Whitaker, the child actor who played Jody in the sit-com Family Affair, later became addicted to illegal drugs. Whitaker, who is now clean, formally apologized to Mexican mothers recently, acknowledging that his addiction undoubtedly caused violence and perhaps even … Continue reading

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