Author Archives: Christian Blackburn

Tell the FDA you don’t want the GMO Arctic Apples

Below is my letter, please send the FDA your own message. Dear USDA, No genetically engineered anything has ever proven superior to its non-genetically engineered counterpart in terms of safety.  In fact, just the opposite is true.  Genetically engineered fruit … Continue reading

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Dr. Bronners & Nutiva are trippling donations made to fight GMO’s in WA State

Washington State’s I-522 GMO labeling ballot measure is rapidly approaching a vote.  46% support labeling, 42% oppose it, and 12% are undecided.  A 12% swing in either direction is more than enough for either side to win.  After California and … Continue reading

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Monsanto only had to pay 5 million dollars to receive the World Food Prize

Monsanto is being awarded the World Food Prize.  I’d never heard of it either, but the award’s stated goal is to facilitate “the importance of a nutritious and sustainable food supply for all people.”  Receiving this honor only cost Monsanto … Continue reading

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Please sign the petition to ban fracking in Sacramento County

Please take 60 seconds to sign this petition to ban fracking in Sacramento county. I for one think that being able to drink our ground water, eat the local harvest, and breathe clean air is far more important than allowing … Continue reading

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Much ado about big business and the plight of the American worker

This is a response to a Facebook post relating this Huffington Post article where 1/3 of the top paid CEOS in America received tax payer funded subsidies. “Please DON’T call this capitalism. Communism, yes. Capitalism NO.” – Mark Blackburn Hi … Continue reading

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“Oh talk show host, please remind me how I think now”

I wish everyone could be open minded, but that is of course not how the world works. Mass media is currently on a campaign “teaching” people that there aren’t any conspiracies and that conspiracy theorists are to be mocked and … Continue reading

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Humble Bundle a new kind of eCommerce

When it comes to buying games for your desktop or mobile device (Android and iOS), there is no better deal than Humble Bundles.  All games are DRM free (Digitial Rights Management = copy protection) and many of them also come … Continue reading

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Deal Expired – Free tracks from Google Play

Sorry, this deal has expired.  It’s hard to argue with free, especially when they are decent tracks from some very big names like Daft Punk, Katy Perry, Beastie Boys, Gorillaz, etc..

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Ban freeway transportion of radioactive nuclear waste

Nuclear energy is both woefully inefficient and extremely dangerous. Anyone who promotes it is either misinformed or blatantly unethical. The typical power plant is rated for 40 years of use, costs billions to build, and the waste has to be … Continue reading

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Free Printable Spanish Cheat Sheets

Spanish has been part of my life since I was a little kid.  My parents would spell in front of my sister and I and naturally we learned to spell.  Then they spoke Spanish in front of us and we … Continue reading

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