Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is one of the bravest men in the world. In April of 2012, he went to Fukushima, Japan, to see for himself what was going on with the damaged nuclear reactors. Then, again showing great bravery, he issued a press release and asked for action to reduce the danger.
If he runs for president, I will vote for him based on his bravery and honesty.
The EPA has informed people to limit consumption of fish, due to contamination with mercury and other toxins. It is good that they keep track of this, and are informing the public. But shouldn’t the EPA also be working to get the mercury out of the fish? To create legislation that bans putting mercury in our lakes, rivers, and oceans? To prosecute and fine those who are polluting fish, one of the healthiest foods on our planet?
Cancer always has a cause, or causes. It doesn’t “just happen”. It used to be a rare disease. Now it is an epidemic. We are surrounded by things created by humans that cause cancer. We shouldn’t be surprised that cancer touches all our lives. We should be surprised that more people aren’t getting angry and doing something to stop it.
Here is a link to a conservative list of things that are known to cause cancer, and things that probably cause cancer from the American Cancer Society: http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/CancerCauses/OtherCarcinogens/GeneralInformationaboutCarcinogens/known-and-probable-human-carcinogens
Health, happiness, and long life. This is what it is all about. What we want for our family and friends, what we want for ourselves, what we want for our world.
The intent of this blog to collect and express information that will help us all have healthier, happier, longer lives.
I have been wanting to speak my mind about some things. And to tell the world about issues that are mostly hidden. Starting today, I will.