Daily Archives: August 9, 2010

Seven year old child’s lemonade stand latest target of crackdown in Oregon

Here’s an excerpt from the story dated Wed. Aug. 4th, from the OregonLive.com news website:

Julie Murphy of Oregon City still smiles about her enterprise despite running afoul of county inspectors for an unlicensed lemonade stand at Last Thursday. Photo: Torsten Kjellstrand / The Oregonian

“It’s hardly unusual to hear small-business owners gripe about licensing requirements or complain that heavy-handed regulations are driving them into the red. Continue reading

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Trick Science or Autism Propaganda?

The following excerpt from Augie’s “Journal of Living Food and Healing” includes excerpts from a Forbes magazine piece titled “Unlocking the Genetic Secrets of Autism“. Augie’s commentary is indented:

Henry Miller and Elizabeth Whelan, authors of the Forbes story

Forbes magazine published an article today called “Unlocking The Genetic Secrets Of Autism” by Dr. Henry I. Miller and Elizabeth Whelan. The subtitle is: A new study will spread greater aware ness of the public health benefits of wider immunization.

I must disclose that I used to be a fan of Ms. Whelan in the 80s and 90s as she was and still is President of the American Council on Science and Health. I admired her then, when I was pro-big business, because she was superior in explaining that “science” shows that industrial food and food additives were perfectly safe and were of no long term consequence. But, since being some what enlightened to farm fresh food and the leading nutritional science education, I concluded that Ms. Whelan is a Queen Pawn for Big Food. Now, I am convinced of this. But today I was not surprised to see that she and her team of 400 scientists are still playing their magic for Big Food– but was shocked to are doing it now for the nutritional health and pharmaceutical industry– all in the name of consumer education– like the many other tax-exempt, non-profit front groups.

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