There is growing evidence that children are born already damaged by exposure to toxins in the environment that their mothers ingested, whether through food, water, or breathing the air.
Every modern youthful malady from ADD to autism to cancer is found to be associated with maternal exposure to pollutants.
We have created a maelstrom of poisonous chemical synergy.
The most ubiquitous and common and unavoidable source of course is from breathing in the atmosphere.
All that hideous oil contaminating the Gulf is merely a more visible manifestation of the exact same, ongoing and perpetual contamination found in the air when the same oil products are burned in cars, trucks, and other equipment.