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First, the Bad News

Marion69 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 7:35 AM
Tax payer funded "research grants" are given out by the bushel basketful and thsoe who harvest that money have to keep coming up with something alarming to keep it coming. Stop taxpayer funded grants and you would be surprised at how much less BS is being pushed on the American people.
Texas Chris Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 8:30 AM
That's a two-way street, too. The grant-givers use the studies to pass new and exciting lasws that pad the lawmaker's pockets.

Read: Algore
We in the media rarely lie to you.

But that leaves plenty of room to take things wildly out of context.

That's where most big scare stories come from, like recent headlines about GM foods. GM means "genetically modified," which means scientists add genes, altering the plant's DNA, in this case to make the crop resistant to pests.

Last week, Poland joined seven other European countries in banning cultivation of GM foods.

The politicians acted because headlines screamed about how GM foods caused huge tumors in rats. The pictures of the rats are scary. Some have tumors the size of tennis...