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Gas Pump Gangsters and Other Patriots

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 W.R. McAfee, Sr. (c)copyright 2011

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The Russians have proffered oil reproduces itself from earth pressures and heat. Called A-biotic oil.  They’ve deduced this from the ultra-deep land wells they’ve drilled.  Been a few technical papers written.  No publicity, etc., etc.”

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The quaint and would be humorous per gallon comparisons with gasoline below are always trotted out by some clown behind the curtain on the Internet every time there’s a new gas gouge. (Usually it’s “. . .well looky there at what Europeans are paying. . .Be grateful you ain’t paying that. . .”)

 

Diet Snapple  16 oz $1.29. . . . .$10.32 per gallon

Lipton Ice Tea  16 oz $1.19 . . . .$9.52 per gallon

Gatorade  20 oz $1.59  . . . . . . .$10.17 per gallon

Ocean Spray  16 oz $1.25 . . . . .$10.00 per gallon

Brake Fluid  12 oz $3.15. . . . . . $33.60 per gallon

Vick’s Nyquil  6 oz $8.35 . . . . $178.13 per gallon

Pepto Bismol  4 oz $3.85 . . . . $123.20 per gallon

Whiteout  7 oz $1.39 . . . . . . . . $25.42 per gallon

Scope  1.5 oz $0.99 . . . . . . . . . .$84.48 per gallon

Evian water  9 oz $1.49 . . . . . . $21.19 per gallon

Printer Ink. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5,200 per gallon (the computer                                                                                                  industry’s gas pump.) More

Yet Another Zero Tolerance Incident In Public School

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Lynn Swearingen (c) copyright 2010 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Example of inability (or unwillingness) to think by the public educational system:

Middle school student suspended for opening door More

Forget Grass Fed Beef – You are eating GRAS Ground Beef

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Lynn Swearingen  (c)copyright 2011 All Rights Reserved

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I read with interest this morning a little article (1). It might be hard to miss this little gem, but not for me apparently. My inbox overflowith with the link. Queries, questions, and disbelief. After re-reading the article, a curious question crossed my mind. What exactly is the process of introducing ammonia going to do to me? So of course I started looking…..

The first tinge of alarm came from a 2004 article discussing Mr. Roth’s receipt of the FoodQuality award (2):

“….and the patented method became a federally deemed “generally regarded as safe” (GRAS) process.”

Oh my. That sounds, uhm – tasty. What exactly is “generally recognized as safe” and who decides that? (3):

“A GRAS designation typically exists in one of three forms: More

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