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rpannier Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-08-13 05:28 AM
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Operation Ranch Hand
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What is Operation Ranch Hand? you may ask.
For those of you not fluent in the Vietnam War, allow me.
Operation Ranch Hand was where the US dropped 20,000,000 gallons of Agent Orange on Vietnam.
Why is this significant?
It goes to the lie of the Obama Administration that only Hitler, Hussein and Assad have used chemical weapons.
But... but.. but the US said it was a defoliant, they didn't know.
Not true.
Agent Orange or 2,4,5-T and 2,4-D as it was known by it's creator Monsato was reported to the US government in 1952 as being dangerous to people after it was accidentally contaminated with 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxin.
In his book, Agent Orange on Trial, Peter Schuck followed the trial involving Agent Orange and through the course of the trial it was learned that the US knew of the health risks (birth defects, sickness, burning of the skin and death) that Agent Orange causes.
In addition, t6he US also dropped Agent Blue on Vietnam, Cambodia and portions of Laos to destroy the rice fields as part of an effort to force the people from the land and into cities in hopes of depriving the Communist Armies of troops -- Killing Fields anyone?

So let's not pretend that the US is exempt from having used known toxic chemicals to kill people.
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