[permaculture] Ron Paul

Lawrence F. London, Jr. lfl at intrex.net
Tue Jun 12 18:11:35 EDT 2007

Tommy Tolson wrote:
> The easy compartmentalization of life outrages me.  Are 
> Iraqis more understandable than the people of his home district?  How 
> many cancer victims do we bury before we get fighting mad at polluters?  
> Cancer is 95% environmentally caused and US citizens do not have the 
> power to be genuinely responsible for cleaning up the environment and it 
> is due to people like Ron Paul who take campaign contributions from the 
> polluters who kill us.  There are 100,000 new cancer diagnoses in Texas 
> each year.  Who is caring for people here?  It isn't Ron Paul. A goodly 
> amount of the multitudes dying at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston 
> are from Dr. Paul's district, which is nearly wall-to-wall petrochemical 
> plants along the coast.  Then the prevailing coastal breeze blows the 
> pollution inland, all over everyone, and they die like flies.  Dr. 
> Paul's district, seen from a Permaculture design perspective, is a death 
> camp.  The Nazis would be awestruck. 

Good grief. Google Grand Isle, Louisiana and the petrochemical toxic waste dumping ground nearby called Campbell Wells.
PBS made a documentary about it and the pro bono legal work done by a volunteer lawyer who sought to help the people in 
that town.

Lawrence F. London, Jr.
Venaura Farm
lfl at intrex.net

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