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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

"Mr Soul" & Neil Young Speech @ Farm Aid 2012



"Mr Soul" by Neil Young & Crazy Horse at Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey PA 9/22/12 Farm Aid 27.

Also, Neil makes remarks about supporting the local farmers by buying their products.

Go family Farms!

Also, see Farm Aid 2012 Concert Wrapup.

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At 9/26/2012 05:51:00 PM, Blogger ps said...

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At 9/26/2012 09:28:00 PM, Blogger medward said...

haha, I love Billy's smile at "FUCK THE GOVERNMENT!!"

 
At 9/26/2012 11:30:00 PM, OpenID cantidad said...

Speaking of Neil's concerns with Alzheimers and healthy eating, from a New York Times article on 9/25 called "Is Alzheimer's Type 3 Diabetes?" by Mark Bittmann.

"Just in case you need another reason to cut back on junk food, it now turns out that Alzheimer’s could well be a form of diet-induced diabetes. That’s the bad news. The good news is that laying off soda, doughnuts, processed meats and fries could allow you to keep your mind intact until your body fails you.
The fact that Alzheimer’s can be associated with low levels of insulin in the brain is the reason why increasing numbers of researchers have taken to calling it Type 3 diabetes, or diabetes of the brain.[2]
We know that the American diet is a fast track not only to obesity but to Type 2 diabetes and other preventable, non-communicable diseases, which now account for more deaths worldwide than all other causes combined.
We also already know that people with diabetes are at least twice as likely to get Alzheimer’s, and that obesity alone increases the risk of impaired brain function.
What’s new is the thought that while diabetes doesn’t “cause” Alzheimer’s, they have the same root: an over consumption of those “foods” that mess with insulin’s many roles. (Genetics have an effect on susceptibility, as they appear to with all environmental diseases.) “Sugar is clearly implicated,” says Dr. de la Monte, “but there could be other factors as well, including nitrates in food.”
The link between diet and dementia negates our notion of Alzheimer’s as a condition that befalls us by chance. Adopting a sane diet, a diet contrary to the standard American diet (which I like to refer to as SAD), would appear to give you a far better shot at avoiding diabetes in all of its forms, along with its dreaded complications. There are, as usual, arguments to be made for enlisting government help in that struggle, but for now, put down that soda!"

 
At 9/27/2012 10:46:00 AM, Blogger Thrasher Wheat said...

cantidad - thanks for sharing. Who would've ever known that someday we'd be having these types of discussion?

For us, it's all about learning everyday. Or re-learning what we've always known.

Sometimes common sense isn't very common.

No In-Out burgers & fries.
peace


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