The NY times is the best, it has the best columnists and I love reading it. Michael Pollan is the new leader of the war against fructose corn syrup. Read:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that our food supply now sickens 76 million Americans every year, putting more than 300,000 of them in the hospital, and killing 5,000. The lethal strain of E. coli known as 0157:H7, responsible for this latest outbreak of food poisoning, was unknown before 1982; it is believed to have evolved in the gut of feedlot cattle. These are animals that stand around in their manure all day long, eating a diet of grain that happens to turn a cow’s rumen into an ideal habitat for E. coli 0157:H7. (The bug can’t survive long in cattle living on grass.)
Also, excercize is the best cure for everything. Part of my mantra. Read:
“We’re turning people who were heroin addicts, cocaine addicts, crack addicts into marathon runners,” said Peter Provet, the president of Odyssey House. “I really believe it’s a model for other treatment centers.”
Lastly, LET THEM HAVE THE BOMB… They aren’t going to use it, they just want to be taken seriously. We should just ignore and sanction, why are we pandering…Read:
While the North Koreans could kill a lot of people, they do not pose as great a threat to world security as imperial Japan did. Never have they shown any interest in forging an empire. All the same, the irrationality of their worldview is such that we should, at the very least, stop assuming that they would never use their own weaponry.