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Protesters across globe rally against Monsanto - GMO
Associates Press ^ | May 25, 2013

Posted on 05/26/2013 8:26:53 AM PDT by opentalk

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To: Lorianne

Here is one link -http://www.newsmax.com/TheWire/tea-party-monsanto-protection-act-opposition/2013/04/04/id/497795

The TeaParty opposition to GMO is more opposition to the fascist protection that the bill gives Monsanto. Liberals oppose the bill because it will allow the government to give special growing rights to Monsanto on farm lands that the left does not want farmed.

The left has been working for years to shut down much of the farm land in the west, now the Obama administration comes along and teams up with Monsanto, to open up that farmland to growing Monsanto crops, on the condition that the crops be shipped to Asia via a new port that the government is building in Northwest WA, as a coal port. The developers say that coal was the only way to get the port built and get the support that it needed, but GMO grain is the real raison d’etre. China even told the developers that they would not be interested in the coal by the time that the terminal is built, but would buy all the grain and soy beans that they could ship.


51 posted on 05/26/2013 9:53:42 AM PDT by Eva
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To: Toddsterpatriot

Sorry, I should have said “Investigate”.

April 1, 2013) The Monsanto Protection Act, which President Obama signed into law this week, will strip judges of their constitutional mandate to protect consumer rights and the environment, while opening up the floodgates for the planting of new untested genetically engineered crops, endangering farmers, consumers and the environment. The result is that GMO crops will be able to evade any serious scientific or regulatory review.
http://www.nationofchange.org/how-monsanto-protection-act-became-law-1364825964


52 posted on 05/26/2013 9:54:30 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Toddsterpatriot
Seems they want a rigged system in government, regarding oversight

Monsanto's growth hormones for cows have been approved by Michael Taylor, US FDA deputy commissioner--Taylor was a former lawyer for the Monsanto corporation for seven years. This was after Margaret Miller, a former Monsanto employee, oversaw a report on the hormones' safety and then took a job at the FDA where she approved her own report.

link

53 posted on 05/26/2013 9:57:13 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: laplata
will strip judges of their constitutional mandate to protect consumer rights and the environment,

It's true, liberal judges won't be able to shut down billions worth of crops, without any evidence.

The result is that GMO crops will be able to evade any serious scientific or regulatory review.

Prove it. Nation of Change might not be the best source for a noob to post on FR. Try again?

54 posted on 05/26/2013 10:02:00 AM PDT by Toddsterpatriot (Math is hard. Harder if you're stupid.)
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To: opentalk
Monsanto's growth hormones for cows have been approved by Michael Taylor

That's awful! Is the growth hormone bad?

55 posted on 05/26/2013 10:05:37 AM PDT by Toddsterpatriot (Math is hard. Harder if you're stupid.)
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To: Lorianne
I thought Conservatives were supposed to be for more local control and less top-down control.

Here's what libertarians believe conservatives support. However, what they list is closer to the philosophy of neos rather than the traditional Reagan conservatives, IMO.

Conservatives have been the driving force behind the recent protests against corporate capitalism, for example.

And just because you don't believe the Founders built a wall between Church and State doesn't mean you want to force-feed people the Eucharist.

56 posted on 05/26/2013 10:08:14 AM PDT by Bratch
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To: Toddsterpatriot

Prove it. Nation of Change might not be the best source for a noob to post on FR. Try again?


I saved and sent this “Nation of Change” article to my local liberal rag newspaper who are Obama worshipers. The reaction was very negative towards Obama and was proof that many libs are waking up to his antics.


57 posted on 05/26/2013 10:09:49 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Bratch

I agree.

There has been a big split in “Conservative”, which if you’ve been at FR for a long time like I have you watched as it happened.

Because of this anyone can say anything they like about what “conservative believe”.


58 posted on 05/26/2013 10:15:14 AM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: Eva

Thank you.

I found this too
Update: Corporate giant gets immunity
https://www.teapartypatriots.org/2013/04/corporate-giant-gets-immunity/


59 posted on 05/26/2013 10:20:16 AM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: opentalk

Tea Party Patriots org: Corporate giant gets immunity
https://www.teapartypatriots.org/2013/04/corporate-giant-gets-immunity/


60 posted on 05/26/2013 10:20:51 AM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: Toddsterpatriot

You’re not going to “shrink government, a lot” without getting your hands dirty and going after government/corporate mergers like the Monsanto Protection bill.

Of course, it’s easier to just sit around and say “small goverment” all day long


61 posted on 05/26/2013 10:23:09 AM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: opentalk

We have three branches of government:

Executive - the President
Legislative - the Congress
Judicial - the Courts

It is CLEARLY unconstitutional for Congress to pass legislation that takes away the power of the Courts. Even if you have no problem with GMO products whatsoever, the corporate merger between Monsanto and Federal Goverment should concern you.


62 posted on 05/26/2013 10:29:22 AM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: cmsgop

Thats exactly right, this should not be political thing, I join my smelly brothers and sisters on the left in opposition to all GMO, s


I do, too. And I rub Obama’s involvement in their smelly faces. Some of the Useful Idiots are waking up to the evil bastard.


63 posted on 05/26/2013 10:32:36 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Lorianne

Seems few of our liberal Business Socialist friends seem to forget that Monsanto gets billions from tax payers... from the same batch of money we pay food stamps with.

Their statism is better than the other guys statism


64 posted on 05/26/2013 10:56:12 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Lorianne
I see you've given up on your Monsanto subsidy, Monsanto protection from competition and Monsanto favored tax status claims.

What about your Monsanto protection from lawsuits claim? Running away from that one too?

65 posted on 05/26/2013 10:57:30 AM PDT by Toddsterpatriot (Math is hard. Harder if you're stupid.)
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To: SeminoleCounty

Yes.
And not to mention corn ethanol subsidies to farmers


66 posted on 05/26/2013 10:57:59 AM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: Toddsterpatriot

Read the bill that just passed and was signed by Obama


67 posted on 05/26/2013 10:58:32 AM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: Toddsterpatriot

Ummm....as much a statist globalist you are in your numerous posts....you probably shouldn’t use “patriot” in your FR name.....just a suggestion.

I really don’t want my taxes to go to companies who use the force of government to impose their products on me.


68 posted on 05/26/2013 11:00:53 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Lorianne

Oh, and, correct...Congress is working on the new farm bill...which Monsanto and big at will reap billions from

I think one of the statist globalist posters on here needs to do a lot more research


69 posted on 05/26/2013 11:04:42 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Lorianne
You can't show me the part that proves your claim?

That's a shock.

70 posted on 05/26/2013 11:06:06 AM PDT by Toddsterpatriot (Math is hard. Harder if you're stupid.)
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To: SeminoleCounty
Ummm....as much a statist globalist you are in your numerous posts....

I see your ignorance is deep and wide. You should probably read a book.....just a suggestion.

really don’t want my taxes to go to companies who use the force of government to impose their products on me.

Neither do I, what does that have to do with Monsanto?

71 posted on 05/26/2013 11:09:21 AM PDT by Toddsterpatriot (Math is hard. Harder if you're stupid.)
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To: sphinx

What if these self appointed brain trusts create something we cannot get rid of?


72 posted on 05/26/2013 11:11:28 AM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: Lorianne

We have really amped up subsidies in recent years as we subsidize US farmers more and more because of the dumping by Communist China and Latin America due to bad trade deals and lack of enforcement.

Most of the US ag production now is shipped overseas, while lower quality foreign ag and food products are sold to Americans. Even WalMart is trying to get away from the foreign foodstuffs

We would save billions each yr if we tariffed the foreign products...and took away the taxpayer subsidies off of Ag producers in the US. It is stupid and costly to prop up domestic producers while you protect the foreign producers with trade deals


73 posted on 05/26/2013 11:15:36 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Toddsterpatriot

I make a pro-life argument...

Some things are better left alone.

This technology is created in our wonderfully conservative universities?


74 posted on 05/26/2013 11:15:45 AM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: opentalk

Dennis DeConcini (D) - - Keating Five, one of McCain’s buddies...

Survey says: bzzzzzt....


75 posted on 05/26/2013 11:18:07 AM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: SeminoleCounty

Agreed


76 posted on 05/26/2013 11:18:45 AM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood
Some things are better left alone.

I agree! We need to grow the same foods we grew 10,000 years ago. What did the original wheat and tomatoes look like?

Harder to make a BLT. Maybe I should just stick to the bacon?

77 posted on 05/26/2013 11:20:34 AM PDT by Toddsterpatriot (Math is hard. Harder if you're stupid.)
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To: SeminoleCounty
I think one of the statist globalist posters on here needs to do a lot more research...

I don't trust this genetic manipulation business one bit.

I'm pro-life.

78 posted on 05/26/2013 11:21:04 AM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: Toddsterpatriot

really don’t want my taxes to go to companies who use the force of government to impose their products on me.

Neither do I, what does that have to do with Monsanto?


Because it’s all about bring on the New World Order.

They are taking down the United states because as long as the USA is strong, they can’t impose their NWO.

Control the food and you control the people. —Stalin


79 posted on 05/26/2013 11:21:30 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: laplata

....”They are taking down the United states because as long as the USA is strong, they can’t impose their NWO”....

Well, as long as we keep voting for politicians ‘on board’ with the global agenda it won’t matter if the people are strong or not. Besides....we have far too many foreigners in this country who will support the globalists. We are the minority vote now.


80 posted on 05/26/2013 11:25:09 AM PDT by caww
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To: Toddsterpatriot

Neurotoxins are a result in these modified pest resistant crops.

Just because a few smelly, ignorant hippie faggots oppose this, doesn’t mean that it disqualifies other objections.


81 posted on 05/26/2013 11:25:14 AM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

I don’t trust the voodoo seeds either.

My post was directed at one of the supporters of Monsanto on here that thinks its OK to subsidize big Ag. I am really concerned that we use tax dollars to cover bad economic theory


82 posted on 05/26/2013 11:25:49 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Toddsterpatriot
Maybe I should just stick to the bacon?

You could grow a pair of balls and go bow hunting once in a while...

83 posted on 05/26/2013 11:26:48 AM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: Toddsterpatriot

Obviously not all of us graduated from the Al Gore School of Economics like you did.


84 posted on 05/26/2013 11:28:54 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: SeminoleCounty
well, that seed vault being stocked in that Norwegian mountain will not have ANY engineered seeds in it. That might be a clue as to the useless nature of the Monsanto engineered seeds/plants.
85 posted on 05/26/2013 11:32:12 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: caww

You’re right.

Bush 41 used the term “New world Order” over and over.

His son had all the goods on Obama and could have stopped that avowed enemy from becoming president.

They’re going to do what’s necessary to bring on their NWO.


86 posted on 05/26/2013 11:32:36 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: SeminoleCounty

Just the hormones given to dairy cattle for that extra milk production causes young girls to physically mature faster than they should, mental disorders such as early onset liberalism are just one of the ill effects...

While I would agree that technology is useful, sometimes the question of who it is useful for should be asked. (Like I really trust the frankenstein creations in laboratories from our wonderfully conservative universities?)


87 posted on 05/26/2013 11:35:45 AM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

Just because a few smelly, ignorant hippie faggots oppose this, doesn’t mean that it disqualifies other objections.


Exactly!


88 posted on 05/26/2013 11:36:05 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: opentalk
Whole Foods says there is growing demand for products that don't use GMOs, with sales of products with a "Non-GMO" verification label spiking between 15 percent and 30 percent.

I don't work for them, nor know anyone who does - but Safeway has an amazing organic line out. Most of it is specifically labelled as non-GMO. They basically have a non-GMO product to match every kind of Franken-food. And, the prices are great, plus lots of coupons.

I've tried some other supermarket organic brands (for instance, cereal) and they tasted like cardboard. Not Safeway's...

89 posted on 05/26/2013 11:42:55 AM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: laplata

Well, the push has been on for decades to position the nations for Global Governance....this is not something recent, it’s been esculating for a very long time.

But nothing could have stopped Obama...the facts ‘were made known’.... and still the dumbdowned idiotic lowlifers voted for him.


90 posted on 05/26/2013 11:43:45 AM PDT by caww
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To: caww

But nothing could have stopped Obama...the facts ‘were made known’.... and still the dumbdowned idiotic lowlifers voted for him.


I agree. But I still believe that he could have been stopped.

J Edgar Hoover would have found a way.


91 posted on 05/26/2013 11:48:11 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Toddsterpatriot

I’m against crony capitalism, political protection and withholding of information-and of course a handful of companies controlling our food supply. Which side are you on?


92 posted on 05/26/2013 12:03:53 PM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion (Gone rogue, gone Galt, gone international, gone independent. Gone.)
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To: opentalk

The hypocrisy of those on the left never fail to disappoint. Apparently if you don’t accept the theory of global warming then you are a backwards hick who doesn’t embrace science. It’s perfectly acceptable, however, to discredit the science that deems GMO food to be safe


93 posted on 05/26/2013 12:19:49 PM PDT by GusFring
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To: GusFring
There are probably many more stories like these...not being report in US media.

Farmer Suicides and Bt Cotton Nightmare Unfolding in India

More Illnesses Linked to Bt Crops Bt cotton, India

… The team interviewed 23 of the farm and factory workers who fell ill after having handled Bt cotton. All had itching skin, 20 had eruptions on the body, and 13 had swollen faces. In some cases, the itching was so bad that they had to discontinue work, or take anti-allergy medicine in order to be able to work.

Mass Deaths in Sheep Grazing on Bt Cotton (india)

… At least 1 820 sheep were reported dead after grazing on post-harvest Bt cotton crops; the symptoms and post-mortem findings strongly suggest they died from severe toxicity. This was uncovered in a preliminary investigation conducted by civil society organisations in just four villages in the Warangal district of Andhra Pradesh in India. The actual problem is likely to be much greater

94 posted on 05/26/2013 12:54:46 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

Control the means of food production and you control the people.


95 posted on 05/26/2013 1:17:37 PM PDT by informavoracious (We're being "punished" with Stanley Ann's baby. Obamacare: shovel-ready healthcare.)
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To: Toddsterpatriot

You, Toddsterpatriot, are against or for something based on liberals being for or against it. Wake up and think. Sometimes there is common right or wrong.


96 posted on 05/26/2013 1:20:49 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: caww
The fifth column media enemy of We The People were the reson the truth about little barry basatrd boy never made it into the nation's awareness, to prevent the fraudulent faggot from being elected.

People keep saying that he would have been voted for by black overwhelmingly reagrdless of what came out from the media. That is specious at best, foolish at worst. Black people do not like to be lied to to manipulate them like cattle. Had the media done the job of the fourth estate the lies spewing from Steven Barnard Dunham, aka Barry Soetoro, would have disgusted black voters. So the global elite who own and command the media bitches amde sure the truth about little barry never became headlines. And if anyone doubts the power of those behind the scenes elite rulers, look at how one hillary clinton sat down and shut up when told to allow barry to win!

97 posted on 05/26/2013 3:44:22 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: opentalk

Many people currently have problems with the food source because of genetic modification accomplished through hybridization. Wheat has been modified to contain more protein, gluten. The potentially fatal ciliac syndrome is activated by gluten. And many people have a less serious but still debilitating gluten intolerance.
This is just one example I know of. I don’t want to wait to find out what GM food can do to us.


98 posted on 05/26/2013 4:12:10 PM PDT by jimfr
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To: jimfr

I don’t want to wait to find out what GM food can do to us.


Exactly!


99 posted on 05/26/2013 4:32:35 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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… Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller, or the NK603 Roundup-resistant GM maize also developed by Monsanto, scientists found that rats exposed to even the smallest amounts, developed mammary tumours and severe liver and kidney damage as early as four months in males, and seven months for females, compared with 23 and 14 months respectively for a control group

.. GM crops have been approved for human consumption on the basis of 90-day animal feeding trials. But three months is the equivalent of late adolescence in rats, who can live for almost two years (700 days), and there have long been calls to study the effects over the course of a lifetime.link

100 posted on 05/26/2013 4:58:46 PM PDT by opentalk
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