NEW FROM CHANNEL FLUORIDE FREE AUSTIN

January 26, 2012: 

Calling water fluoridation “farcical,” Linda Greene has some special words for Councilman Chris Riley.                                            

                                               
                         

February 2, 2012: 

Walt Olenick & Linda Greene on fluoridation; Heather Fazio on government intrusion.  Heather is also executive director of Texans for Accountable Government (TAG).
 
The first sentence of Walt’s presentation was chopped off due to a recording flub.  The missing part reads “… Last December 15, when you voted to continue the indefensible practice of water fluoridation, you awarded to the victims of that practice a sort of consolation prize:…”  The flyers to which he refers can be seen here


                                                


February 9, 2012: 

Linda Greene echoes Jimmy LaFave: I Just Want My Country Back. Rae Nadler-Olenick surprises the Council by reading in Spanish.  Darcy Bloom’s talk elicits a response. (We’ve sent Councilman Spelman the information he requested.  Now let’s see what he does with it.)


                              
                                 Linda Greene                                            Rae Nadler-Olenick 

                 

                                              
                                                           Darcy Bloom        


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FLUORIDE DATE LECTURE #50 – LATIN AMERICA COPIES A BAD IDEA

                                                            
                                                                            Cristina Fernandez

Good afternoon, Mayor and council members.  Last month, newspapers headlined Argentine president Cristina Fernandez, who

BIZARRO! COUNCILMEMBER MARTINEZ CARES ABOUT CAMPAIGN MANAGER’S CHILD, BUT NOT YOURS

Last year, after Mike Martinez took over the position of chair of ACC’s Public Health and Human Services Committee, he held private discussions with several Fluoride Free Austin members concerning the potential addition of a warning against mixing infant formula with tapwater to the city’s utilities bill.  During that time, he unexpectedly invited Laura Pressley to become his Facebook “friend.”  Surprised, Dr. Pressley accepted out of curiosity, and some routine exchanges followed. Routine, that is, until September 23, when she commented on a picture he had posted of his cute honorary nephew:        


   


According to our information, Amy Everhart, Martinez’s onetime campaign manager, currently serves as policy director to Mayor Lee Leffingwell. 

On December 15, Martinez voted to continue Austin’s water fluoridation program indefinitely and to provide a toothless non-warning about dental fluorosis to participants in the state’s WIC (women, infants and children) nourishment program for low-income mothers.

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