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The War On Candy

H.L. Mencken once defined Puritanism as “the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy” and for some of us an occasional Snickers or Butterfinger can bring a bit of joy, if only for a short time. 396 more words

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Food Watchdog Group Downgrades Safety Of Splenda

The Center For Science In The Public Interest has downgraded the sweetener Splenda from “safe” to “caution” after a recent Italian study showed the ingredient used to make Splenda called sucralose causes Leukemia in mice. 160 more words

Food News

Killer Caramel - Coke and Pepsi may stop trying to poison you

So it seems that Coke and Pepsi, among others have apparently been feeding us cancer causing chemicals in the guise of caramel colouring. It seems that California passed a good consumer law in 1986 that aims to protect state residents from “chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm, and to inform citizens about exposures to such chemicals.” 740 more words


Radio Freethinker Episode 157 – Earthworm Invasion Edition

This week  Alien worms, Killer Caramel, Freedom’s call to escape the Pope and Don’s interview with Tony Sobrado – Part 1(of 3), a frame-work for analysis conspiracy theories. 602 more words

Show Notes

keeping the gears oiled: Xtreme Eating Awards

America in this modern day is all about extremes. Our beliefs and politics are extremely polarized, our debts are extremely engorged, our education system is extremely pathetic, our health care and financial systems are extremely in favor of taking advantage of people, etc., etc. 304 more words