Saturday, April 20, 2002

Organic Gardening

Finally! An easy place to post articles of interest to anyone who thinks the chemical companies are destroying the planet and the food supply, not to mention the soil, the farmers, our children, and our health. They convinced the world that chemicals were the only way to grow food, although we grew food organically for millions of years. They convinced the government (paid for by them) that it was all safe so we let them sell poison without adequate testing. Now, the field tests are coming in. They've been performed for years on our food, on real people, and without any repurcussions on the criminals who have now killed thousands of people for profit. My first case in point? How about Parkenson's Disease?
"...results from a study of thousands of farmers in Iowa and North Carolina suggest exposure to several crop pesticides may be linked to the development of Parkinson’s disease."
Oh, and guess who the chemical companies give most of their campaign contributions to. You got it. The same party that brought you this memorable quote: "We don't have to protect the environment, the Second Coming is at hand." --James Watt (Secretary of the Interior under Reagan)