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Fell sorry for young people who are flocking to 'Free Lunch' Bernie

To The Daily Sun,

I see the hypocritical progressives are up in arms over the possible blocking of anybody that Obama wants as the next Supreme Court justice. They all are quick to mention the Constitution. The same Constitution that they become completely oblivious to when their leader — you know, that scholar of constitutional law — has completely ignored it whenever it suits his idealistic fancy. I have to ask why has that scholar of constitutional law had all the records of his time at Harvard, as a student and a professor, blocked from public scrutiny. Is this the action of someone who is proud of his record?

These same people seem to forget the times when the progressives in the Senate — I no longer call them Democrats as the Democratic Party is long gone — stalled and/or stopped candidates that Republican presidents put forward. Justice Bork is one that comes to mind. He was probably the most astute constitutional mind available at the time but because he had voiced something in the past that caused the progressives to line up against him he was vilified and made out to be some neanderthal that was going to send the country back to the Dark Ages.

Of course we also have Justice Thomas who was dragged through the mud after the progressives recruited a loony-leftist professor to accuse him of things that were never proven. Senator Charles Schumer, a real socialist if there ever was one, wanted to block a Bush candidate for the court because it was an opening in Bush's last year as president. Where was their concern then?

This is the most important election in my lifetime — and I've been around for awhile — so I think that this vote on a new justice should be put off until after the election, that way the people of this country will decide whether we become a socialist country or continue to be a country where people can be free to live their lives as free people without the strong arm of government controlling them from birth to death which is what occurs under socialism.

I feel sympathy for the young people who are flocking to Bernie Sanders as bees do to pollen as they don't understand that there is no such thing as a free lunch and they will be the ones footing the bill for his socialistic ideas when they become taxpayers. As far as the older people who vote/voted for him, I have to say they are just fools.

Winston Churchill once said: "The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings, the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries." To that I say amen.

Dave Schwotzer

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I'd think twice about spreading hay fertilized with biosolids

To The Daily Sun,

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Water Research Comendium 2009-2014 lists prions eight times as an emerging contaminant of concern in sewage sludge "biosolids," water and manure.

Alzheimer's Disease is a human prion disease (like mad cow in livestock). The millions of victims of the Alzheimer's epidemic shed infectious prions in their urine and feces. The sewage treatment process concentrates the indestructible prions in sludge biosolids.

Research in 2015 by Dr. Claudio Soto, et. al., on uptake of prions: "Prions are the proteinaceous infectious agents responsible for prion diseases. Pritzkow et. al. report that prions from brain and excreta can bind grass plants and remain attached to living plants for a long time and that contaminated plants can infect animals. In addition, grass plants can uptake and transport prions from infected soil." 

I would think twice about feeding my animals hay from someone who spreads sludge biosolids on their crops.

Alzheimer's, prions and sewage sludge: http://www.alzheimers-prions.com/

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Helane Shields


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