A bit of relevant legislative research from Gordon Watson in B.C.:
Gordon Watson addresses the crowds at a raw milk rally in Vancover. Photo from Vancouver Observer
Following is a bit of discussion on the floor of the Legislature of British Columbia in 1997. It substantiate the ruling in the case of Michael Schmidt = that the role of the provincial Health Authorities is to ensure the safety of milk provided to the Public,
Principle number 4 = self-reliance = is ironic, as we did precisely that with our cowshare, only to be dragged in to Court.
The section where I’ve made the type bigger underscores that the Minister of Agriculture is concerned with the status of a farmer producing milk for private citizens: it is NOT within the purview the Minister of Healthy Living – from which the Health Authorities derive their powers – to dictate the legitimacy of cowsharing. Continue reading
Some fascinating medical news, excerpted from Natural News.com
Jenny McCarthy and Jim Carrey -- on the megaphone over vaccination. Photo via Natural News.com
(NaturalNews) When it comes to vaccines, Jenny McCarthy and Jim Carrey get it. They see how the pharma industry is engineering a campaign to silence Dr. Andrew Wakefield in order to suppress the publication of startling new evidence linking vaccines to severe neurological damage.
At great risk to their professional careers, Jenny McCarthy and Jim Carrey have found the courage to dare to tell the truth about vaccines and autism. Despite the vicious attacks by the pro-vaccine zealots who will stop at nothing to destroy anyone who challenges conventional vaccine mythology, McCarthy and Carrey have issued a powerful, inspired statement that reveals the truth behind the Big Pharma smear campaign that is intent on destroying the reputation of Dr. Andrew Wakefield before he can publish the final results of this important new study. Continue reading
The Greenhorns are being evicted from their current NY State farmland; maybe you know where they could move. Read all about it:
Going up the country... on the road again. Greenhorns photo
“Smithereen Farm is still looking for a new farm location. We have had a lot of conversations, but no match yet. We’d like to stay in the Hudson Valley, preferably near a train station. Continue reading
From a recent story on Chase Hunter’s “American Patriot Daily” blog:
Orwell on the Beeb -- a future whose time has come?
“New World Order elites and their corporate yes men are increasingly irate with the loud clear voice of the free internet, spawning as it has, a genuine grassroots lashback against Obama White House socialism, the American Tea Party Movement. That same movement may soon need to muster it’s resources and it’s loudest clearest voices again to make sure the internet which voices the will of the American people remains a free and open forum, untainted by corporate ownership and “licensing” of websites under an Orwellian sounding suggestion from Microsoft executive Craig Mundle:
“We need a kind of World Health Organization for the Internet.”
The hell we do, Craig. You need to butt out. Microsoft does not represent the best interests of the internet, and it never has. Microsoft only represents it’s own best interests in all situations and everyone knows it. That’s nothing new.
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