You suffer from that magical view of the past thing as well. Your list ("obesity, heart disease, diabetes, colon cancer, and many many other serious medical issues") existed prior to modern foods. We just died of other stuff first and more often.
PeeWee translation: "I know you are, but what am I?"
But, if you put a gene in there that produces significantly more or less of something and you've got a problem.
How marvelously vague.
"no one was spying" - Yes they were.
" there was no damage" - Not the only prerequisite in determining intrusion.
I have yet to figure out this obsession some people have with screen space. Bitching about three friggin' toolbars?
Not really. Most of the articles of GG that I've found were linked to from actual news sites. And I've found, the more conservative the site, the greater the pep talk for GG.