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    Default Monsonato and their GMO alfalfa

    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-0...est-court.html

    Here's a guide to GM alfalfa: http://www.worc.org/userfiles/file/G...fafa_%20v2.pdf

    Meet Monsanto's number one lobbyist: Barack Obama

    http://www.naturalnews.com/037310_Ba..._lobbyist.html

    I wonder those who voted this moron back in the office have voter's remorse when their horses are dying from eating GMO alfalfa. They also made GMO sugar beets. Beet pulp will now be GMO. What about horse feed? Could happen.

    There have been studies that GMO food causes cancer and birth defects. What the animal eats will go into your body too once you consume it.

    Farmers who grow organic or non GMO crops are in danger of cross contamination from farms who grow GMO crops. If your farm gets contaminated by cross pollination by GMO crops, you can be sued by Monsanto for growing GMO.

    Monsanto is now protected by law, which Obama has signed. So thank you once again for voting for "Yes we can!" Yes, we can poison the ecosystem! He could have veto it, but no he didn't.

    Yes, Mitt also helped Monsanto with cleaning up their image. So I'm angry at Romney too!
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    Wasn't it attached to the Continuing Resolution and if Obama had vetoed it would have shut the government down?
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    Also remember: Monsanto helped WRITE the law ... for your elected House and Senate members. They had a chance to stop this on your behalf, but were too interested in the campaign money that comes from Monsanto to have any interest your health and safety.

    *star*
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    Yes it was hidden on an important bill. We need single line veto power.


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    It was not hidden, and sequestration occurred (the "shut down") regardless.



    Obama also appointed Michael Taylor as the senior advisor to the commissioner of the FDA. He is now America's food safety czar. Michael Taylor "had been Monsanto's attorney before becoming policy chief at the FDA. Soon after, he became Monsanto's vice president and chief lobbyist."

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeffre..._b_243810.html
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    It's pretty scary eh? GMO's have no place in the food chain. There are so many things that can go wrong and the fact that Monsanto won't release their studies speaks volumes.

    I'll take a government shutdown over Monsanto being protected from lawsuits.

    It wasn't hidden, Obama and the rest of the clowns in DC knew what they were doing. It's all about control. Those who control the food supply, control all.

    If these GMO's get out in the wild and contaminate every living organism such a plants, does Monsanto by default own the whole planet? Think about it.
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    Reminds me of the AG Gag laws. Protect the guilty.


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    Are you guys surprised? From the dawn of time, power has existed to perpetuate itself and the highest bidder wins. Follow the Money . . .

    On the day when people who want "clean" food can outbid Monsanto, we'll get what we want. Right, regrettably, does not make Might.


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    Quote Originally Posted by twotrudoc View Post
    It was not hidden, and sequestration occurred (the "shut down") regardless.



    Obama also appointed Michael Taylor as the senior advisor to the commissioner of the FDA. He is now America's food safety czar. Michael Taylor "had been Monsanto's attorney before becoming policy chief at the FDA. Soon after, he became Monsanto's vice president and chief lobbyist."

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeffre..._b_243810.html
    Sequestration is not the "shut down"...it's more of a slow down. The continuing resolution allowed the entire government to continue operating. Remember when Gingrich and Congress shut down the government back in the 90's? Same thing.
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    Most of Europe has outlawed GMO's why can't we??


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    Quote Originally Posted by JGHIRETIRE View Post
    Most of Europe has outlawed GMO's why can't we??
    Yes, and why can't we at least LABEL GMO foods, so that we can AVOID eating them?
    They are everywhere in the US, not just in alfafa, corn or soy.

    http://www.wikihow.com/Avoid-Genetically-Modified-Foods

    I am so glad the EU is standing its ground in this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LauraKY View Post
    Sequestration is not the "shut down"...it's more of a slow down. The continuing resolution allowed the entire government to continue operating. Remember when Gingrich and Congress shut down the government back in the 90's? Same thing.
    I am well educated in governmental affairs, Laura, and you know that. Sequestration is the beginning of a shutdown, it is not a slowdown. In actuality, it takes forecasted expense determined from previous budgets and effectively puts the money in escrow. This cuts off any incoming monies to affected parties and they are forced to shut down.

    Tuition Assistance was shut down for all active duty military because of sequestration, as were many other funds for various parties. It was shut down.

    Regardless, the Monsanto deal was not hidden, no one was forced to sign anything because it would end the world, and it is obvious that Obama loves him some poison making and indigenous farmer destroying Monsanto folks.
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    If you like or not Monsanto and GMOs, here is one take on the lawsuit, why it happened, what such a ruling means.
    It is very restricted to this case and similar ones.
    That is why the SCOTUS voted unanimously for Monsanto:

    http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/supre...-pandora-s-box

    Sometimes, the law is the law, no undue influence necessary to uphold it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluey View Post
    If you like or not Monsanto and GMOs, here is one take on the lawsuit, why it happened, what such a ruling means.
    It is very restricted to this case and similar ones.
    That is why the SCOTUS voted unanimously for Monsanto:

    http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/supre...-pandora-s-box

    Sometimes, the law is the law, no undue influence necessary to uphold it.
    While that maybe true, what happens to the farmers who don't want GMO but their crop is contaminated by a neighboring farm that uses GMO?

    Water runoff? How will that affect organic/non GMO farmers who use the same water as those who use GMO?

    Now they made bees that are resistant to the GMO poison in their crops. Do they own the bees now?

    Once they patent life, we are done because they can make anything they want. If these foods affect OUR DNA and change it, aren't we property of Monsanto then because we carry the DNA that they made?

    It's like a Science Fiction movie.
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    Stick around; now they're trying to get legislation allowing Big Pharma to patent human DNA in the form of designer stem cells.

    We'll all be paying Eli Lilly royalties to breathe . . .


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    Support Bacteria. They're the only culture some people have.
    Good one!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Nikki^ View Post
    While that maybe true, what happens to the farmers who don't want GMO but their crop is contaminated by a neighboring farm that uses GMO?

    Water runoff? How will that affect organic/non GMO farmers who use the same water as those who use GMO?

    Now they made bees that are resistant to the GMO poison in their crops. Do they own the bees now?

    Once they patent life, we are done because they can make anything they want. If these foods affect OUR DNA and change it, aren't we property of Monsanto then because we carry the DNA that they made?

    It's like a Science Fiction movie.
    If you read he ruling in that case itself, it was unanimous for Monsanto, with the caveat that it seems that we are entering a new world of biological manipulation technologies that may alter so much we do today and will need to be further regulated in itself, that this case is not a precedent for how to regulate those.



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    Yes, sadly this country is already sold.


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    Quote Originally Posted by JGHIRETIRE View Post
    Support Bacteria. They're the only culture some people have.
    Good one!!
    In a way, that is exactly the trouble, lack of even the most basic education, as is obvious.

    GMOs are way too many in many diverse ways and forms to even try to make them all be about any one thing and that evil.
    That is a very broad fields that is just now being tapped with all the new ways continuously discovered.

    If antibiotics had been discovered in todays anti-science world, we would still be dying like flies from all kinds of infections, as people used to do before we had them.
    I should know, I was one of the first babies in the hospital with advanced pneumonia in the 1940's to get that new strange medicine "antibiotic", that saved me.


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