There is one common thread that runs through every one of these stories, and that is the failure of government to perform one of their core functions.
If we cant trust them to maintain core infrastructure, to be truthful to us when there are problems, to actually work together to address solutions, why would we trust them to handle any other problem, or grant them power over us?
“We the people” are no longer part of the equation when government officials decide when, where and how to serve or protect us. Money, corporate influence and corrupt politicians are deciding our fate. We must wake up to this fact and act proactively in what ever way we can to turn this around.
I was in the water treatment business for almost 10 years back in the late 80s and 90s. I’ve been trying to warn people about what’s happening to our water.
I’m glad you’re taking up the cause because so precious few are listening to me…
There are sick people being exposed to these levels of contamination.The longer the relevant authorities buy time the harder it will be for the real victims of Flint.These people are now stronger than I could ever be.I hope they get reimbursed for this entire disaster.
Growing up in an actual third-world country I can say that even there water did not look as nasty as what is coming out of Flint. Its a shame that people in the wealthiest country on the planet are being subjected to this level of toxins on a daily basis, and that the perpertrators are able to walk free. Im disgusted not only by the gov’t role but by…