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“*=* Always Thinking *=*”

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Since: Nov 12

Greensburg, IN

#1 Mar 22, 2013
http://www.cnn.com/2013/03/22/world/chemical-...

=News networks and satellite TV=
BS

“*=* Always Thinking *=*”

Level 8

Since: Nov 12

Greensburg, IN

#2 Mar 22, 2013
Agent Orange is the combination of the code names for Herbicide Orange (HO) and Agent LNX, one of the herbicides and defoliants used by the U.S. military as part of its chemical warfare program, Operation Ranch Hand, during the Vietnam War from 1961 to 1971. Vietnam estimates 400,000 people were killed or maimed, and 500,000 children born with birth defects as a result of its use. The Red Cross of Vietnam estimates that up to 1 million people are disabled or have health problems due to Agent Orange.

A 50:50 mixture of 2,4,5-T and 2,4-D, it was manufactured for the U.S. Department of Defense primarily by Monsanto Corporation and Dow Chemical. The 2,4,5-T used to produce Agent Orange was later discovered to be contaminated with 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodiox in (TCDD), an extremely toxic dioxin compound. It was given its name from the color of the orange-striped 55 US gallon (208 l) barrels in which it was shipped, and was by far the most widely used of the so-called "Rainbow Herbicides".

During the Vietnam War, between 1962 and 1971, the United States military sprayed nearly 20,000,000 US gallons (76,000,000 l) of material containing chemical herbicides and defoliants mixed with jet fuel in Vietnam, eastern Laos and parts of Cambodia, as part of Operation Ranch Hand. The program's goal was to defoliate forested and rural land, depriving guerrillas of cover; another goal was to induce forced draft urbanization, destroying the ability of peasants to support themselves in the countryside, and forcing them to flee to the U.S. dominated cities, thus depriving the guerrillas of their rural support and food supply.
What goes around comes around-how many times have you heard me say that?
It's alright for "US" to do it but how dare anyone else even think about it. Makes you wonder who is the instigator of all this shit!
Have "WE" always caused all of our own problems?
NOT "US"! our government?

“*=* Always Thinking *=*”

Level 8

Since: Nov 12

Greensburg, IN

#3 Mar 22, 2013
PS: My father-in-law was affected with it all his life after returning from the war and he was on a ship at sea.

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