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Daffy Don is horrified, as we all are, by the child victims of Sarin gas in Syria.

And just to prove how angry he is, the Daffy One is going to go to war against the monster who he says he believes ordered this atrocity. Really, really – he believes! At least, that’s the story. Remember the Maine! Save lives by nuking Japan! Avenge the Tonkin Gulf attack! Go get Goddam Saddam and his WMD’s. Here we go again – stay tuned while CNN shows us fireworks over Damascus in breathless real time.

Whether Assad is guilty of ordering a nerve gas attack on children just when the fight against ISIS was beginning to make real progress, drawing down the righteous wrath of Daffy Don on his wimpy little head, may make some people wonder why Assad would do such a thing. After all, there are plenty of alternative explanations for how Sarin weapons happened to be in just that place at just that time. But none of the alternatives give the American war-mongers the excuse to do what they have been itching to do for years, so our intrepid news media won’t be reporting those possibilities to us between the ads for erectile dysfunction and incontinence pills.

And of course, our guardians of democracy also won’t mention or show pictures of the dozens of children dismembered and vaporized by US bombs just a few short weeks ago in a “regrettable incident” in Iraq. Or the schools bombed by the US in Yemen, or the hospitals, or the weddings. Those are just little “Oops” incidents, not horrifying reasons to go to war against the “bad guys”. After all, those damn terrorists use schools and hospitals and wedding tents to hide in so what are we supposed to do – not drone them?

But before we go all ballistic (literally) over the sickening deaths of these little ones from nerve gas, let’s check out another monstrosity, and see if this one gets us as mad and as ready to go to war.

According to WHO, over 30% of all 9 million child deaths every year are due to malnutrition.

Now, I tried to find a group photo of dead starved children, maybe a half dozen or so of the three million who die every year from starvation, but all I could find was this photo of one little child who isn’t even dead yet. Apparently, the world isn’t interested in group photos of dead starved children.

But I think you may agree that the image of just this one little child is horrifying enough, especially because there are 2,999,999 more of him every year, and even more especially because nobody including Daffy Don is going to lift a finger in his nameless name.

But evidently we’re going to go to war, again, on another dubious pretext, and that war will kill far more little children with our bombs (collateral damage, dontcha know) than were killed by whoever the monster was who is responsible for the Sarin gas atrocity.

Go figure. I have. And I don’t like what I figure. Do you?

Author: panaceachronicles

I have recently moved to Portland, Oregon & I am looking for opportunities to contribute further to the Cannabis revolution that I helped to start with my 1969 "Cultivators Handbook of Marijuana". I wrote "Cultivators Handbook" in Eugene, Oregon and self-published it with the indispensable help of the Eugene Augur news collective, the Whole Earth Catalog, and independent booksellers up and down the West Coast. Having the FBI on my ass the whole time made things extra exciting. I have a few new Cannabis & Coca-related ideas that are pretty revolutionary and as part of a team of good people I am confident that we can shake things up a little in a positive way. I am especially interested in working with companies and/or organizations that want to help motivate Seniors to get past any fears they may have regarding Cannabis and take advantage of the tremendous health benefits of this simple, powerful natural source of treatment and healing. Milestone Achievements The Cultivator’s Handbook of Marijuana, Agrarian Reform Press, Eugene, Oregon, 1969. The first US grower’s guide Self-published in the face of active FBI interference. Managed initial West Coast distribution. Published worldwide in six languages. 3+ million copies sold. Still in print in 2017. No longer the best – but still the first in its genre. Marijuana Foods, Simon & Schuster, 1981. The first full-length medicinal Cannabis extract cookbook in the US, offering unique extraction options and techniques for creating edible Cannabis for medical and recreational purposes. The first Medical Cannabis book to focus specifically on the needs of Seniors. Still in print in 2017. Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company. 1980-82. Conceived, founded & developed the company & its flagship brand “American Spirit™”. Worked with Native American groups to develop a market for native, natural tobacco produced by Native Americans on tribal lands. Initiated organic growers program. Lost company through bad choice of outside investors – lesson learned. Writer/Producer of “International Straight Talk” video/CBT series. 1995-97. Sponsored by US/SBA, Texas Instruments, Texas Utilities and GTE. Ten full-length country-specific videos with accompanying Computer-based interactive training app. Focus on practical cross-cultural skills for Americans doing business with, or operating on teams with people from other countries. National & international distribution 100,000+ copies. Still used in Graduate Schools of Business & International Management. Blogger & Social Media Fanatic: 2012 – Present. 175+ full-length posts on the historical and contemporary medical and spiritual uses of Cannabis, Coca and Opium, advocating for the full legalization of Coca Leaf as a natural medicinal plant to complement the emerging range of medical applications of Cannabis and the historically validated importance of Opium as a natural medicine. (Plus, the occasional political ranting and utopian dreaming.) Other Relevant Publications The Connoisseur’s Handbook of Marijuana, Rolling Stone/Straight Arrow Books, San Francisco & NY, 1971. Best-selling history of Cannabis as recreational, inspirational and medical drug. International Cultivators Handbook of Hashish, Opium and Coca, Wingbow Press, Berkeley, 1975. First US book to link & document the medicinal and spiritual uses of the three great natural drugs. The Cultivators Handbook of Natural Tobacco, Cultural Dimensions Press, 1982- 2010. The first grower’s manual for natural tobacco as grown by Native Americans for thousands of years before this powerful spiritual herb become corrupted by the modern cigarette industry. The Coca Leaf Papers, 2012. Medical and scientific research from 1750-1900 on the therapeutic uses of Coca Leaf in the form of extracts and tonics. Extensive bibliography hyperlinked to original historical resources. Advocates for acceptance of Coca Leaf alongside medical Cannabis as a powerful, natural medicine that cannot be co-opted by the Pharmaceutical industry.

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