Re: [ronpaul-93] Monsanto / Big Food / Corporatism / Free Market / 2 Short Videos

From: Mike B.
Sent on: Monday, August 5, 2013 10:43 AM
Fighting against Global Warming is fighting against tyanny????????

Mike

At 10:12 AM 8/5/2013, you wrote:
>Fighting against GMO's and Monsanto is opposing tyranny.  Ignoring 
>it is supporting tyranny.  The government has put us in a tenable 
>position of having to use the law to save ourselves, and this is 
>what is most gauling to me and should be to you, too.  Unraveling 
>practices that have been around for a long time does hurt innocent 
>people.  If we close down the Fed and the IRS, there will be many 
>people who will lose their jobs.  Is this fair to those who are just 
>working at a job, trying to support their families?  I'm talking 
>about the rank and file employees, not those who make policy.  We 
>can't end any evil practice without hurting innocent lives.  Are we 
>to continue with GMO's, the IRS, the Fed, and thee NSA to avoid this?
>
>Leigh
>
>In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary 
>act. George Orwell
>
>Truth is treason in the empire of lies. Ron Paul
>
>
>From: Ben <[address removed]>
>To: [address removed]
>Sent: Saturday, August 3,[masked]:43 PM
>Subject: Re: [ronpaul-93] Monsanto / Big Food / Corporatism / Free 
>Market / 2 Short Videos
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>Like Joel Salatin says - if Monsanto is fer it - I'm aganst it.  And 
>I didn't even take time to read the bill.
>
>Read up on sustainable farming or watch some youtube videos by Joel 
>Salatin.  We are the first generation that eats things we can not 
>pronounce.  We eat things we can't make in our own kitchen.  Have 
>you ever tried to make High Fructose Corn Syrup at home?
>
>Monsanto is against the small farmer, the free market, and food 
>independence.   Anything that hinders Monsanto is a move in the 
>right direction.
>
>Some regulation must exist.  Like dont' drive more than 25 MPH in a 
>school zone, don't beat your wife and kids, label GMO food.
>
><https://www.youtub...­
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>From: Mike Benoit <[address removed]>
>To: [address removed]
>Sent: Saturday, August 3,[masked]:24 PM
>Subject: Re: [ronpaul-93] Monsanto / Big Food / Corporatism / Free 
>Market / 2 Short Videos
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>So the answer is less government not more and it is naive at best to
>think you will win control of a giant government. You want to be in
>charge of the abuse?
>
>Mike
>
>At 07:37 AM 8/3/2013, you wrote:
> >Ron Paul is against "corporatism." That is where large corporations
> >control government.
> >
> >Would you rather have just a few big farms, or a 100,000 small
> >ones?  We know what Monsanto wants.
> >
> >Monsanto is out to destroy it's competition, using influence in
> >government as an advantage.  If a small farmer has his field
> >polluted with genetically modified organisms, against his wishes -
> >guess what? - he is held civilly liable for "patent
> >infringement."  And our court system has sided with Monsanto.  What
> >is wrong with that picture?
> >
> >Small Farmers are harassed and persecuted by regulatory agencies
> >much to the glee of "Big Food."  Big corporations don't want
> >competition from local, independent producers with a better
> >product.  They address these concerns by passing regulations that
> >hinder the small independent producer, and they use the media to
> >spread scary ideas (We need GMO's to feed the world.  Labeling will
> >increase food costs tremendously.  Raw Milk is dangerous.  etc.)
> >
> >The thing we should be scared about is GMOs.  See short portion of
> >the Documentary "Genetic Roulette" below.
> >
> >
> ><<https://www.youtub...­ 
> om/watch?v=TLvxSm2Nf­RM>https://www.youtub...­
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> >If Monsanto is for it, I am against it - Joel Salantin - Successful
> >Libertarian Organic Farmer.
> >
> ><<https://www.youtub...­ 
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> >
> >See his many videos on sustainable farming on youtube.  He has
> >published many books on the subject.  He has testified before
> >congress and his message seems to ring true.
> >
> ><<http://wonkistan....­ 
> ed>http://wonkistan....­
> >
> >Ben
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >From: Mike Benoit 
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> >Sent: Friday, August 2,[masked]:04 PM
> >Subject: Re: [ronpaul-93] Monsanto Virtually Gives Up on Growing GMO
> >Crops in Europe
> >
> >So you want GMOs banned under the name of safety. If someone wants to
> >sell me a product and I want to buy it then it is none of your
> >business and you have no right to mandate that they label their product.
> >
> >You make the same argument the gun grabbers make. "we only want
> >reasonable legislation" yet when something is banned they cheer from
> >the roof top.
> >
> >Mike
> >
> >
> >
> >At 01:42 PM 8/2/2013, you wrote:
> > >Mike,
> > >
> > >You fought against Prop 37 to label GMO's, which would have put us
> > >in the position of Monsanto leaving this country eventually like
> > >they did recently in Europe.  Then the Libertarian answer to
> > >defeating GMO's was to lead a protest against them in Balboa Park a
> > >month or two after the prop was defeated.  How did that go, by the
> > >way?  Was Monsanto quaking in their shoes?
> > >
> > >Over 600 million people in Europe signed a petition supporting
> > >health freedom and against tyranny. Our government is socialist, but
> > >you and I and many other Americans aren't.  Same in Europe.  Since
> > >when is informing the public considered tyranny?  Seems to be
> > >liberating to me.  Now the EU is gradually patenting natural
> > >supplements like Folic Acid and raw produce like broccoli, so that
> > >is the continent's next battle.  Sounds like tyranny to me,
> > >Mike.  You need to chill out on what you consider tyranny.  The IRS
> > >and the NSA and the Fed, yes.  Informing people like me that there
> > >is fluordated water, or GMO's, or any other dangerous chemical in
> > >food is for 500 million Americans. Liberty to swing my arms ends
> > >where your nose begins, doesn't it?
> > >
> > >Leigh
> > >
> > >In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary
> > >act. George Orwell
> > >
> > >Truth is treason in the empire of lies. Ron Paul
> > >
> > >
> > >From: Mike Benoit
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> > >Sent: Monday, July 22,[masked]:48 PM
> > >Subject: Re: [ronpaul-93] Monsanto Virtually Gives Up on Growing GMO
> > >Crops in Europe
> > >
> > >A missed opportunity for tyranny. Lets all look to socialist Europe
> > >for what to do.
> > >
> > >Mike
> > >
> > >At 01:32 PM 7/22/2013, you wrote:
> > > > My sister sent me this bit of news.  Europe has had mandatory
> > > labeling and has been opposing GMO's for years, and it seems to
> > > have worked without pesky lawsuits or hurting any businesses.  This
> > > could have happened in this country if California's prop 37 had
> > > passed. A missed opportunity.
> > > >
> > > > Leigh
> > > >
> > > > In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a
> > > revolutionary act. George Orwell
> > > >
> > > > Truth is treason in the empire of lies. Ron Paul
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Monsanto Virtually Gives Up on Growing GMO Crops in Europe
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > By John Upton, Grist
> > > > 20 July 13
> > > >
> > > > []
> > > > onsanto has pretty much given up any hope (at least for now) of
> > > selling its genetically engineered seeds for corn, sugar beets, and
> > > other crops in Europe, where opposition to GMO food is overwhelming.
> > > >
> > >
> > 
> <<<<http://www.latime...­ 
>
> >
> > > the L.A. Times:
> > > > Monsanto Co. said Thursday it will largely drop its bid to grow
> > > some of its genetically modified crops in Europe. The world's
> > > largest seed-maker has nine pending applications with the European
> > > Commission, the executive body for the European Union. A spokesman
> > > said the company plans to withdraw eight of those applications.
> > > > The requests "have been going nowhere fast for several years,"
> > > said Brandon Mitchener, a spokesman for the St. Louis-based
> > > company's European entity. "There's no end in sight ... due to
> > > political obstructionism."
> > > >
> > > > The European Union's stubborn resistance to transgenic crops
> > > stands in stark contrast to the
> > >
> > 
> <<<<http://grist.org/...­ 
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> >
> > > mat rolled out by American lawmakers for agro-giants and their most
> > > controversial products.
> > >
> > 
> <<<<http://www.bbc.co...­ 
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> >
> > > the BBC:
> > > > The company said it would now concentrate on growing its
> > > conventional seeds business in Europe. It will also look to get EU
> > > approval to import its genetically modified crop varieties from the
> > > US and South America into Europe.
> > > > In 2012, Germany's BASF halted the development of genetically
> > > modified crops in Europe and moved its European research operations
> > > in this area to the US.
> > > >
> > > > Welcome home, corporate industrial science.
> > > >
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