I think we are the laodicians. We are neither hot or cold, but simply exist. Not ready to fight or defend, but trusting someone else will do it for us.
We KNEW that we were being screwed when MILLIONS of our REAL jobs started vanishing back in the 80's and 90's. But experts convinced us we would all be "information workers".
We KNEW Wal-Mart's aisle are full of toxic and dangerous crap, but it was cheap and the death was so slow no one could visibly see it. People warned us but we didn't listen to the "fringe".
We KNEW that the crap in the aisle of the stores were there from the abusive arrangement from our government in colusion with other governments to repress their peoples for our mutual benefit.
BUT we are America where it is ok to do everything wrong, cause God loves us and will smite the world, as long as gays don't get married.
Almost half of tested samples of commercial high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) contained mercury, which was also found in nearly a third of 55 popular brand-name food and beverage products where HFCS is the first- or second-highest labeled ingredient, according to two new U.S. studies.
HFCS has replaced sugar as the sweetener in many beverages and foods such as breads, cereals, breakfast bars, lunch meats, yogurts, soups and condiments. On average, Americans consume about 12 teaspoons per day of HFCS, but teens and other high consumers can take in 80 percent more HFCS than average.
"Mercury is toxic in all its forms. Given how much high-fructose corn syrup is consumed by children, it could be a significant additional source of mercury never before considered. We are calling for immediate changes by industry and the [U.S. Food and Drug Administration] to help stop this avoidable mercury contamination of the food supply," the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy's Dr. David Wallinga, a co-author of both studies, said in a prepared statement.
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