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Food Bunk

true liberal Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 6:49 AM
People believe this nonsense because it has been drilled into them in school K-12 and in college. These kids are brainwashed into believing that government - GOOD; business - BAD. So when the press comes out against pink slime they simply put the story into the classic template of - Business - Bad and the zombies eat it up

With America's "fiscal cliff" approaching, pundits wring their hands over the supposed catastrophe that government spending cuts will bring. A scare newsletter called "Food Poisoning Bulletin" warns that if government reduces food inspections, "food will be less safe ... (because) marginal companies ... (will) cut corners."

We're going to die!

Most people believe that without government meat inspection, food would be filthy. We read "The Jungle," Upton Sinclair's depiction of the meatpacking business, and assume that the FDA and the Food Safety and Inspection Service are all that stand between us and E. coli. Meatpacking conditions were disgusting. Government...

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