Category Archives: Translight Themes

Rachel, pt 2

“Then,” said the Rabbi, “what about the United States?  It wiped out Native American tribes to create a new nation.   Does the United States have the right to exist?” “No,” I said.  “White settlers did not have the right to … Continue reading

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Rachel, pt 1

A few months after the magazine incident, the local paper carried a notice that a rabbi invited the public to a discussion about the conflict in the Middle East.  Since I thought it was important to hear a variety of perspectives on … Continue reading

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How to Support Our Troops pt 1

As we pause to remember and thank the men and women who have served our country in peace and war, it might be good to reflect on what the phrase “Support Our Troops” means.   To some people it might mean … Continue reading

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How to Support Our Troops, pt 9

A study published in September of 2010 concludes that a male who has been exposed to DU can pass genetic abnormalities to his future children.  www.wise-uranium.org.diss.html/     Evidently the study did not look at the same exposure in females, but the real … Continue reading

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How to Support Our Troops, pt. 8

Here’s an excerpt  from Sister Rosalie Bertell’s book  No Immediate Danger: Prognosis for a Radioactive Earth, pages 173-174.  (Dr. Bertell has advanced degrees in math, physics, chemistry, biology and biochemistry, and led the International Medical Commission (IMC) investigations into Chernobyl … Continue reading

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How to Support Our Troops, pt. 7

An online fact sheet about Depleted Uranium produced by the World Health Organization minimizes the possible effects of DU contamination, listing how much of the radiation is expelled from the body after ingestion or inhalation.  (Remember, DU casing on munitions … Continue reading

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How to Support Our Troops, pt 6

Remember when we studied history in high school, how we chuckled when we learned that court ladies in Elizabethan England used lead-based paint as makeup to get a flawless white complexion, and the men drank wine from vessels made of … Continue reading

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How to Support Our Troops, pt 5

When uranium is no longer radioactive, it is called lead.  So if uranium is a highly radioactive metal, while stable lead-206 is not radioactive at all (though it’s still toxic), what is depleted uranium?  Imagine flood waters washing over the … Continue reading

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Yesterday

People in our peace community held a rally yesterday in a beautiful location.   The rally was well organized, well publicized, had good speakers and the weather turned out perfect.  When I got there, it should have been heartening to see … Continue reading

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How to Support Our Troops, pt. 4

About two weeks ago I listened to conservative radio talk-show host Alex Jones interviewing Dr. Doug Rokke about Depleted Uranium (warning: click only if you are prepared to view graphic, disturbing images.)  What Dr. Rokke had to say was both insightful … Continue reading

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