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Salem-News.com History: Reasons to Support Our MissionTim King Salem-News.com
We exist on very little and yet constantly expose the truth to a sometimes hostile world; we are asking for your help, from those who can...
(SALEM, Ore.) - Many of you who follow our work understand that we have a tendency to turn remote informational trails into six lane freeways. As we wallow through the mire of news, I wanted to share a few thoughts about why we cover certain topics.
We began covering medical marijuana seriously years ago when other media outlets still cringed at the idea. Look at what has taken place; 14 states have approved medicinal marijuana, cannabis business is on its way toward possibly being one of the nation's largest industries, and, as long as Monsanto and the GMO companies keep their paws off the strains, hemp serves to return to the forefront as the well-proven natural, non-polluting agricultural savior. With the help of our mentor Dr. Phil Leveque, we have published hundreds of educational articles on this burning subject. This is an example of what you support when you help us.
Our reports about the toxic contamination of the old El Toro Marine Corps base in Southern California during the summer of 2008. At that point Lennar Homes was moving forward with a plan to build expensive subdivisions on that once-proud wasteland. Then we met the leaders in the movement to expose similar toxicity problems at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. Now the idea of a housing subdivision at El Toro is forever tainted by the truths exposed via our reports which rank highly on Google and everywhere else online.
Now, writer Robert O'Dowd has assembled a book loaded with the information we have turned up from a very long list of sources; which includes a good amount of previously unpublished material. It is all about reaching the Marines who served there, their families, and the civilians who worked on the base and live near it today, and advising them of the possible health hazards. This is all a result of the intense work of Salem-News.com. This is another example of what you support when you help us.
We have shared monumental news too, including the non-toxic cure for cancer, developed by Dr. Burzynski in Texas and kicking off a decades-long fight with the FDA. The fight continues, and this is one we all have a stake in. We also have taken on the big pharma companies with our dismay over the ongoing deaths due to use as prescribed, and over-prescribing of the narcotic Oxycodone.
We discuss many subjects that are uncomfortable, or difficult. Being uncomfortable is not an acceptable reason to not be informed. The facts behind the common ritual of male circumcision, and less-common female genital mutilation, are definitely worth knowing.
We believe that 2011 is the year for the most positive change the world has seen for decades. And we are working hard to stay an integral part of the development of new media for years to come.
So here it is; if you care about us, please consider Salem-News.com in advertising your business, non-profit, or special events/causes; or please simply donate (CLICK HERE).
We exist on very little and yet we constantly expose the truth to a sometimes hostile world. As we grow there is one thing I can say with certainty; the truth will grow also.
Now is the time, we have six solid years of news published seven days a week to our credit, but we need to cover costs to operate and we appreciate your help.
Help us keep doing what we do. Thanks- from the whole team.
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We support our troops. That means not forgetting about them when they've returned from active duty.
We believe in standing for the rights of mankind, from our Civil Rights to the UN Declaration of Human Rights. Freedom of the Press is the First Amendment for a good reason, because without it there is no democracy. We think fairness has a place in this world, and "doing the right thing" should be typical, not outside the norm.
Though these important subjects are addressed regularly on Salem-News.com, it is true that this last year we have dedicated much of our space to the conflict between Israel and Palestine.
We love people of all faiths and together we tell the story of Israeli occupation and oppression and some day when that epic saga ends, we will be able to concentrate our energies elsewhere.
For now, thank you for your generosity.
Tim King: Salem-News.com Editor and Writer
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