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Cancer-Causing Chemical Reappears

POSTED: 03:15 PM ET, 07/14/2008 by Derek Kravitz

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is reporting that a cancer-causing flame retardant, which was taken out of children's pajamas more than 30 years ago, is now being used in furniture, paint and baby products.

The Journal Sentinel's Susanne Rust and Meg Kissinger found that the chemical, known as chlorinated Tris, one of the three most commonly used flame retardants, is considered harmful by several international and national health and regulatory agencies.

The federal government thinks otherwise, listing on its Web site 16 studies that each conclude the chemical does not harm people. The Journal Sentinel examined those studies and found that all were funded by chemical-makers; all but one were conducted more than 25 years ago; and only one was published or peer-reviewed, a standard of rigorous scientific scrutiny.

The story, published Saturday, follows up on the paper's "Chemical Fallout" series, which examined dangerous chemicals found in the packaging, surfaces or contents of many products.

The Journal Sentinel's story follows a yearlong Chicago Tribune investigation into hazardous children's products, "Kids at Risk," a series that led to significant congressional reforms in regards to consumer-product safety and a Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting this year.

By Derek Kravitz |  July 14, 2008; 3:15 PM ET
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Karl Rove shares a mentor with Jeff Gannon - Morton Blackwell. It seems that Jeff also is a graduate of the Leadership Institute Broadcast School of Journalism - a conservative propagandist training school that was founded and is run by Blackwell and that operates on an $8 million annual budget which comes from God knows where.
http://www [dot] leadershipinstitute [dot] org/02TRAINING/001BJS/001BJS.cfm
The Leadership Institute Broadcast School of Journalism trains hundreds of "Jeff Gannons" every year according to a Philadelphia newspaper. These Jeff Gannons will be reuniting at the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport for the Republican National Convention.

Cancer-causing chemicals are one of the techniques used by the administration, the RNC, the Bushies, Tom Delay, and the Karl Rove crowd to stifle dissent, obstruct justice, obtain business advantage through crime and promote false religious dogma.

Chlorinated Tris, one of the three most commonly used flame retardants, is considered harmful by several international and national health and regulatory agencies. Although arson is one of the primary techniques used by the Bush mafia, (and covered up by authorities in Florida) the flame retardant is more harmful than flames because it is invisible. The Bush mafia prefers to use covert methods and although Bush loves creating smoke screens for the gullible to fall for, Chlorinated Tris can be used more covertly than flames.

Posted by: Singing Senator | July 16, 2008 5:29 AM

Karl Rove shares a mentor with Jeff Gannon - Morton Blackwell. It seems that Jeff also is a graduate of the Leadership Institute Broadcast School of Journalism - a conservative propagandist training school that was founded and is run by Blackwell and that operates on an $8 million annual budget which comes from God knows where.
http://www [dot] leadershipinstitute [dot] org/02TRAINING/001BJS/001BJS.cfm
The Leadership Institute Broadcast School of Journalism trains hundreds of "Jeff Gannons" every year according to a Philadelphia newspaper. These Jeff Gannons will be reuniting at the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport for the Republican National Convention.

Cancer-causing chemicals are one of the techniques used by the administration, the RNC, the Bushies, Tom Delay, and the Karl Rove crowd to stifle dissent, obstruct justice, obtain business advantage through crime and promote false religious dogma.

Chlorinated Tris, one of the three most commonly used flame retardants, is considered harmful by several international and national health and regulatory agencies. Although arson is one of the primary techniques used by the Bush mafia, (and covered up by authorities in Florida) the flame retardant is more harmful than flames because it is invisible. The Bush mafia prefers to use covert methods and although Bush loves creating smoke screens for the gullible to fall for, Chlorinated Tris can be used more covertly than flames.

Posted by: Singing Senator | July 16, 2008 5:33 AM

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