Monthly Archives: June 2017

Natural and cheap substitutes for household cleaning and other uses

Here are a couple sites that tell about the many uses of borax and its safety.

31 Surprising Uses for Borax

If you have a problem with ants, here is a formula to deal with it:
1/2 C sugar
1 1/2 Tablespoons of Borax
1 1/2 cups warm water

Mix it up, soak cotton balls, and lay the balls out on jar lids or plastic container covers around the area where ants are.
More details at How to Kill Ants Using Borax

Getting to the Bottom of Borax: Is it Safe or Not?

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New documentary about the war on drugs airs beginning Sunday

This just in from Frances Moore Lappe:

Starting this Sunday at 9 p.m. Eastern, for the first time on a mainstream cable network, the History Channel is telling the story of America’s longest and most expensive war in a four-part docu-series entitled “America’s War on Drugs.”  My son Anthony is an executive producer, and with absolutely no bias whatsoever (!), I assure you it is amazing. The epic project examines the US government’s involvement in the drug trade and the real origins of five decades of failed laws. It reveals the devastating, selective impact on communities of color. With the Trump administration calling for a return to some of the War on Drugs’ worst policies, it couldn’t be more timely. It will blow your mind.

Former DEA and CIA officials speak directly to camera, along with major drug traffickers and an incredible cast of experts that includes fearless Mexican drug war journalists, iconoclastic academics, and a former pot smuggler.

“America’s War on Drugs” premieres SUNDAY JUNE 18, 9pm EST on HISTORY, with a new episode released the following three nights.

To give you an idea of the series, watch this TRAILER and an EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT exposing the CIA’s involvement in the cocaine trade. If you are so moved, could you spread news about it? We must learn from this horror! Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

Who is Vladimir Putin?

Taken from https://www.quora.com/What-is-the-scariest-fact-about-Vladimir-Putin.
The scariest fact about Vladimir Putin is that he is the first truly competent peacetime leader in the country’s history.