[ RadSafe ] Re: Serious reporting on Chernobyl - and the LNT

John Jacobus crispy_bird at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 2 12:29:39 CST 2005

You are a physician. You should tell them they are

--- howard long <hflong at pacbell.net> wrote:

> Radiophobia was severely aggravated by the Assoc of
> American Catholic Bishops
> tortuously, like the media generally now,
> associating radiation exposure with illness,
> falsely implying causation when the actual incidence
> of cancer was generally LESS.
> Millions of lives were disrupted by that fear then,
> not the radiation itself (except = USA auto deaths
> on any weekend). Worse, that manufactured fear and
> panic would kill many Americans
> fleeing from a "dirty bomb" unnecessarily
> Howard Long
> John Jacobus <crispy_bird at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Howard,
> What are you talking about? What does Catholic
> Charities helping children have to do with Nukalert
> or
> deaths in this country?
> --- hflong at pacbell.net wrote:
> > John,
> > Thousands of deaths are likely to be caused in the
> USA from Chernobyl ignorance and lack of Nukalert
> type
> data in the next 10 years - reason for all HPs to be
> concerned enough to counteract it.
> > 
> > It is also worthy of specialists with first hand
> knowledge of the Chernobyl data to correct it with
> more effect than my doing so..
> > 
> > Howard long
> > 
> > 

On Oct. 5, 1947, in the first televised White House address, President Truman asked Americans to refrain from eating meat on Tuesdays and poultry on Thursdays to help stockpile grain for starving people in Europe. 

-- John
John Jacobus, MS
Certified Health Physicist
e-mail:  crispy_bird at yahoo.com

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