Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Apologists for Big Sugar Ignore Facts ... by gimleteye

With Big Sugar and its media message machine, the responsibility for the water management disaster in Florida is always someone else's fault. Big Sugar is always pretending it is doing everything it can to clean up its pollution. The bottom line: sugar poisons the Everglades, poisons democracy, and poisons public health. Boycott sugar and ignore the Big Sugar message machinery. A picture is worth a thousand words and here it is:


Anonymous said...

Eminent domain!

100panthers said...

Big Sugar has followed the same script that worked so well for Big Tobacco. Public subsidies, throwing tons of money at politicians, obfuscation of science and health data and false advertising about a destructive product to human and environmental health.

What will it take to end this scenario?

Love Eminent Domain solution.

We should have a 'Sour Sugar Index' that delineates the extent to which politicians sucks on sugar's cane, reflecting money received and votes cast for Big Sugar. Thus voters will know who to vote against.

Anonymous said...

This is the dumbest, most inaccurate portrayal of the problems with the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee that I have ever seen.