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Showing what a complete Wall Street/Corporate Hack he is, on Friday, July 29, Monsanto/Wall Street President Barack Obama signed into law S. 764, which overturns Vermont’s GMO label law and directs the Secretary of Agriculture to come up with a national labeling standard at some point in the next two to three years. Don’t you wish Obama would represent the people, all of them, not just the billionaires who fund the Democratic Party?

GMO labeling

Under the new law, you’ll have to scan each product with a smart phone in order to figure out if they have GMOs in them. Obama still continues to lie when he maintains that GMOs have been proven safe. What he won’t mention is that GMOs have been proven safe only by the GMO corporations, such as Monsanto. He apparently refuses to look at the hundreds of independent and often peer reviewed studies which show how dangerous GMOs are. There are even two studies that have been performed by GMO giants, and subsequently leaked, that show how dangerous these things are to human health.

On the other hand, most of the Republicans in the congress voted for the DARK Act.

Check out these links for more information about how ignorant or dishonest your president is about the dangers of GMOs. Let’s face it. GMO’s have insecticides and herbicides in them, and you eat these things. Anybody think that’s healthy? Well, your president does.

A Valuable Reputation–the New Yorker

Busted: Biotech Leader ‘Syngenta’ Charged Over Covering Up Animal Deaths from GM Corn

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Ballet measure 92 in Oregon is turning the state into a battle ground.

The editors of the largest and most rapidly declining newspaper in Oregon, The Oregonian, have made it clear that it’s in the public interest not to allow people to know if they’re consuming GMO poisons. Monsanto and Sygenta and other manufacturers of profitable GMO poisons are also for continuing to poison the 99 percent with GMO, and keeping them uninformed about this crime to boot.

The No on 92 campaign reported contributions last week from Pepsico of $250,000. Virtually, all of Pepsico’s products have the poison in them. The same is true of Hersey products, such as their candy bars. Hersey donated $160,000 to stop people from knowing it puts poison in their food products.

J.M. Smucker has donated $147,000, so don’t go eating that rat poison they call food. The McCormick Company has donated $65,000, Ocean Spray has contributed $35,000, and Bumble Bee has added $22,000. These companies want to keep you ignorant and poisoned. Perhaps it’s because there is a potentially trillions of dollars in class actions lawsuits soon to be on the horizon. Don’t let these CEOs get away from the damage they have caused to your health and the health of others.

Meanwhile, many companies want to expose the GMOs in foods, such as Whole Foods, Health Resources (which has donated $550,000 to the Yes on 92 campaign), and Presence Marketing ($200,000).

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Nowadays, and perhaps for as much as thirty years in the past, major news organization investigations into political and economic crimes has been extinct, more or less. The New York Times, like the Washington Post and all other American news organizations, have become more and more propaganda organizations on behalf of the 1 percent and against the 99 percent. Fox News is the most spectacular example of a propaganda organization.

The formula works like this. The propaganda organization will side with the sentimentalities of its main body of readers on social issues, while simultaneously advocating economic policies that redistribute income from the 99 to the 1 percent. In addition, the propaganda organizations will edit and omit any news that will prove their positions wrong on economic issues. And they follow this formula unfailingly. So they’ll advocate, for example, for free trade agreements that devastate the US economy and redistribute income from the 99 to the 1 percent, and they’ll take the side of corporations, such as Monsanto, in advocating for Genetically Modified Foods against, say, organic farmers. They’ll also refuse to publish any studies that show the harmful effects of GMOs, or relegate the reporting to little snippets on page 30, or give it 4 seconds late on the 1 am news hour.

They’ll protect politicians such as Wall Street Senator Ron Wyden, by not mentioning how many jobs the senator has voted to export via free trade agreements in the state he’s supposed to represent, which is Oregon. That’s one of the ways how these so-called news organizations serve the interest of corporate parasites against the interests of the USA as a whole.

The corporate propaganda machine is no longer a free press, and it hasn’t been for a long time.

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On May 19th, the American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) called on “Physicians to educate their patients, the medical community, and the public to avoid GM (genetically modified) foods when possible and provide educational materials concerning GM foods and health risks.”

They called for an to GM foods, long-term independent studies, and labeling. AAEM’s position paper said, “Several animal studies indicate serious health risks associated with GM food.” That includes “infertility, immune problems, accelerated aging, insulin regulation, and changes in major organs and the gastrointestinal system.” According to the AAEM, “There is more than a casual association between GM foods and adverse health effects. There is causation,” as defined by recognized scientific criteria. “The strength of association and consistency between GM foods and disease is confirmed in several animal studies.”

Check out the complete story below.

Doctors Warn Against GM foods

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Costco is booming. Profits are up, employee compensation is up, and Costco’s shelves are filled with the future. Every time I shop at Costco, it seems that more and more organic stuff is sitting on the shelves and in the freezers: breads, jams, eggs, chicken, ground beef, and lots of other things.

It’s easy nowadays to hide genetically modified organisms (GMOs), (such as all soy products. Soy is an ingredient in ketchup, mustard and hundreds of other products). GMOs are loaded with  the Bt and Ht toxins, including those labeled “natural.” Shop anywhere and you’ll see this meaningless label. That’s also true at Costco, but it appears that Costco management has decided to go with the future of food, and that’s with safe healthy food called organic.

Many so-called organic stores sell food labeled natural, but which are also filled with GMO poison, such as Whole Foods and New Seasons markets. That’s because GMO ingredients cost less than real natural food, and so enhance the bottom line. In these times of massive amounts of income being redistributed from the 99 to the 1 percent by the government, many people can’t afford to pay higher prices for food. Organic foods cost a little more, but they don’t have the poisons.

There is a difference between real natural and organic foods. Organic growers don’t use pesticides and herbicides. Natural growers use this stuff. Studies show that herbicide and pesticide residuals often remain on natural food in the stores. These things have been found in peoples bodies. For example, the Bt toxin of GMO foods has been found in the uterus of women. It’s difficult, and in some cases, impossible to purge pesticides from your bodies. When a bug bites into a plant loaded with the Bt toxin, the toxin pushes the guts of the bug outward until it explodes.

GMO firms are being sued in Germany because they’ve killed tons of cows fed GMO feed. GMOs are banned in numerous nations throughout the world. They’ve been linked to all kinds of illnesses in rats and humans, such as a massive increase in food allergies among the American people ever since GMOs were allowed by the government to poison the American people.

So here’s to Costco for moving in the right direction. Also, check out the following link for the story on how GMOs are killing the cows in Germany that produce the milk Germans drink. Killing the Cows Whose Milk We Drink–Johnhively.wordpress.com

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There’s a really good reason why people don’t have enough money to pay for food. Governments continue to redistribute income from the 99 to the 1 percent. That’s true in the USA, whose government has redistributed so much income from the 99 to the 1 percent via legislation that the 99 percent now take home only 68 percent of the nation’s income, compared with 92 percent back in 1980. That’s also true in Egypt, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Mexico, Ghana, Italy and just about every nation in the world, with only a few exceptions, mostly in Europe. So naturally people don’t have enough money to buy food. The produce of their labors are stolen by those who have political power.

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