Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Radioactive Remains | The forgotten story of the Northwest's only uranium mines

NUCLEAR POWER IS NO KIND OF ANSWER FOR A RACE (HUMANS) WHO ARE CONVINCED OF THEIR INTELLIGENCE. Uranium and it's by products are the most immoral poisons ever developed by mankind.

"Sherman Alexie was a teenager when he first felt threatened by the uranium mines near his home on the Spokane Indian Reservation.

His grandmother had died from esophageal cancer in 1980. A few years later, his mother and some other tribal members took out a road map and began marking red dots on every home where someone had cancer.

The roads where the ore trucks rumbled by were pocked with red..." GO.READ

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As Jim Hightower explains it, is that “the wealthiest 1 percent of Americans possess more net worth today than the bottom 90 percent of us combined. Worse, these privileged few and their political henchmen have structured a new economic ‘normal’ of long-term joblessness, low wages, no benefits or worker rights, miserly public services, and a steadily widening chasm between the rich and the rest of us.” We must restore sanity to this nation.