From Mining Awareness –
Mining Awareness – The Deadly Choices at Memorial
” . . . in July 2006, nearly a year after Katrina, Louisiana Department of Justice agents arrested the doctor and the nurses in connection with the deaths of four patients. The physician, Anna Pou, defended herself on national television, saying her role was to ‘‘help’’ patients ‘‘through their pain,’’ a position she maintains today. After a New Orleans grand jury declined to indict her on second-degree murder charges, the case faded from view.
In the four years since Katrina, Pou has helped write and pass three laws in Louisiana that offer immunity to health care professionals from most civil lawsuits — though not in cases of willful misconduct — for their work in future disasters, from hurricanes to terrorist attacks to pandemic influenza.”
USGS: M 5.0 – 43km W of Mentone, Texas (has map)
Please read this post carefully. If you find this behavior reprehensible, we urge Bernie supporters to find another candidate before it is too late, and for everyone to spread the word.
Bernie Sanders knows that nuclear is dangerous, yet he had no qualms about sending Vermont’s nuclear waste cross country to be buried in Texas. Rather he said: “I rise in strong support of H.R. 629. Mr. Chairman, the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act and its 1985 amendments make commercial low-level radioactive waste disposal a State and not a Federal responsibility“. Sanders then goes on to make false claims that Texas is geologically appropriate for burial, and that Vermont is not. When it helped him get shot of Vermont nuclear waste to Texas, he said it can’t be left on site: “Leaving the radioactive waste at the site where it was produced, despite the fact that that…
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That’s way down off from Brazil –
Daily Herald – New mud volcanoes emerge in Los Iros
LOS IROS, Trinid — Senior Geologist Xavier Moonan has revealed six new mud volcanoes along Trinidad’s southwestern coast.
Moonan stated that samples were collected for analysis and the activity was being monitored. . . (more)
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Tonight LSU plays Clemson in the New Orleans Superdome for the 2020 College Football National Championship.
At four minutes into this video LSU Quarterback Joe Burrow (aka Joe Burreaux) talks about the poverty rate of his hometown in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains in Athens County Ohio https://youtu.be/sL2_CO3pg1E We don’t hear much about Appalachian poverty anymore. The so-called War on Poverty ended, but poverty did not. His Heisman speech can be found on their youtube channel.
Athens County Ohio is 90.8% White with 30.7% in poverty. Baton Rouge, home to LSU, is 55% Black with 25.2% in poverty. East Baton Rouge Parish (surrounding county) is slightly more affluent with 16.7% in poverty. (See more Census Facts at the bottom of this post)
Geaux Burreaux! (comme on le dit en Louisiane):
“On December 14, 2019, Burrow received the 2019 Heisman Trophy, winning by the largest margin in…
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