U.S. Cleaning Up Agent Orange In Vietnam

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•32 Aug 9, 2012

Thirty-seven years after the end of the Vietnam War, the United States will clean up an area in central Vietnam where Agent Orange was synthesized and stored, as seepage of the toxic defoliant into the groundwater has long been blamed by locals for cancer and birth defects. What do you think?

  • “Can we really be sure what’s causing all those problems with only 37 years of data?”

    Bob Bronner –
    Lighting Equipment Operator

  • “Come on, if we go around cleaning up every little mess we created in every little country we invaded how are we going to have time to do anything else?” ”

    Butch Luscombe –
    Unemployed

  • “Iraq, we’ll see you in 35 years or so.”

    Julio Urbano –
    Legal Secretary