How  anyone can  continue to  make  excuses and give this   administration the  benefit  of t he  doubt  after  these measures are  approved  and put into play  is beyond me.  The  excuse is  always 

he is  one  man   

he  does  not have the  power  to  do it  all. 

He is  not  responsible, 

it  was  Bush’s  mess

The  GOP did  it

The  GOP  will not  cooperate

Well  newsflash  for all you  folks  that  seem to  still be living in  La La Land……..  this is   the  second  term for  this  administration  those  excuses  are  getting  old  and  tired and  frankly ridiculous.    Look  around  people their  accomplishments  are equivalent  if  not worse  to that of  the   GOP, you so  vocally complain  about. 

I know  those of  you in love  with the  idealism  that  was  sold to you  will never   ever  look  up  from that  hole   you  live in  surrounding  yourself  with  all those  sound bites  and   eloquent  speeches  that  mean  absolutely  nothing.  You  have  closed yourself  off and  deafened yourself  to the  realities  of those  words that  have  turned  into worthless  rhetoric and  dust.  Unfortunately  for us  we  will have  to  suffer  with you  for your  lack of vision and  understanding.  Our  children  will suffer  alongside  yours while  we  listen to your deluded  excuses and  deranged plans  for a  better  future .  A  future  that  is  being  destroyed as  we  speak.  Stolen  from  us as  they  poison  our  water  and  food and  allow  the  corporations  to destroy  our health  with  impunity.

Aided  by the   war  mongering  lunatics  that  sit  opposite  them.  All looking  out  for their  bottom line guaranteed  by the  corporations  they empower.  Sitting  in their seats  of  power believing themsleves  to be  above  reproach and  the  law.  Forgetting the constituents  they are supposed  to  represent.  Those  whose  voices  they are  supposed  to  defend.  They  have convinced  themselves  of their  own  grandeur.  They  betray  the  Constitution  they swore to  defend.  Their   oaths  hollow and  meaningless,  falling on  deaf  ears , called  to  task  by none.   While an endless  battle is  waged  between  two sides of the  same  coin .  A  coin tossed forth to  pay  for the  same agenda.   A people  betrayed and enslaved  by the  lust  for  power and wealth, while some  cheer “Yes We Can” and  “Forward”!  Marching us  into the  abyss of the  unknown.  The backbone of a  country once straight and  strong  now  bent  and weary  with the  weight of its  burden.  Once  wealthy and powerful she now knows  hunger and lack.  Lost  and  confused grasping to  retrieve what  was  lost always  just  beyond  her  reach , always taunting her as it  dissolves into  nothingness before  her very  eyes.

 One  wonders  which  will deal the  final  blow  to  finally bring America  to    it’s  knees!  With  nary a  whimper of  protest to stay  it’s  course…….

~Desert Rose~


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Obama Approves Raising Permissible Levels of Nuclear Radiation in Drinking Water. Civilian Cancer Deaths Expected to Skyrocket

Rollback in Nuclear Radiation Cleanup


Civilian Cancer Deaths Expected to Skyrocket Following Radiological Incidents

by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER)

The White House has given final approval for dramatically raising permissible radioactive levels in drinking water and soil following “radiological incidents,” such as nuclear power-plant accidents and dirty bombs. The final version, slated for Federal Register publication as soon as today, is a win for the nuclear industry which seeks what its proponents call a “new normal” for radiation exposure among the U.S population, according Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER).

Issued by the Environmental Protection Agency, the radiation guides (called Protective Action Guides or PAGs) allow cleanup many times more lax than anything EPA has ever before accepted. These guides govern evacuations, shelter-in-place orders, food restrictions and other actions following a wide range of “radiological emergencies.” The Obama administration blocked a version of these PAGs from going into effect during its first days in office. The version given approval late last Friday is substantially similar to those proposed under Bush but duck some of the most controversial aspects:

In soil, the PAGs allow long-term public exposure to radiation in amounts as high as 2,000 millirems. This would, in effect, increase a longstanding 1 in 10,000 person cancer rate to a rate of 1 in 23 persons exposed over a 30-year period;

  • In water, the PAGs punt on an exact new standard and EPA “continues to seek input on this.” But the thrust of the PAGs is to give on-site authorities much greater “flexibility” in setting aside established limits; and

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