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HERE’S ONE THE AMERICAN MEDIA MISSED: FARMERS VS MONSANTO

A couple of days ago I reported on the growing revolt in the rest of the world against genetically modified crops and foods, a newsworthy story that seems to get little to no attention in the American mainstream "media" (big surprise there, right?). Well, once again Russian television is reporting something going on right here that See BS, Faux News, See No News, and all the rest, seem to have missed:

300k farmers hope for lawsuit against Monsanto

Now, let's focus on that opening set of paragraphs:

"Around 300,000 organic farmers think that Monsanto, the biotech giant known for genetically modifying Mother Nature’s handwork for profit and pushing over the little guys all the while, is pretty seedy.

"Now a judge in New York is debating if Monsanto’s questionable methods will go before a jury.

"Judge Naomi Buchwald of the Southern District Court of New York says she will have a decision on March 31 in regards to whether a lawsuit waged against the mega-corporation Monsanto should make it to trial.

"Last year, 270,000 organic farmers from around 60 family farms tried to take Monsanto to court over issues pertaining to a genetically-modified seed masterminded by the corporation. Not only were the smaller farms concerned over how the manufactured seeds had been carried by wind and creature alike onto their own plantations, but the biggest problem perhaps was that Monsanto was filing lawsuits themselves against farmers. Monsanto went after hundreds of farmers for infringing on their patented seed after audits revealed that their farms had contained their product — as a result of routine pollination by animals and acts of nature. Unable to afford a proper defense, competing small farms have been bought out by the company in droves. As a result, Monsanto saw their profits increase by the hundreds of millions over the last few years as a result. Between 1997 and 2010, Monsanto tackled 144 organic farms with lawsuits and investigated roughly 500 plantations annually during that span with a so-called “seed police."

That's right, 300,000 farmers are hoping to get a federal court to hear a lawsuit to allow them to continue to growing crops that are not Monsanto's genetically modified crapola, in other words, to be free... yea, good luck with that. Hoping for any agency of the Federal government to defend the freedom of the American people and to serve the public, rather than the corporate, good is like expecting the laws of physics to be vindicated by the Warren Commission's magic bullet.

If you don't believe the fix is in, then read the end of that article again:

“'Monsanto's threats and abuse of family farmers stops here,” says Jim Gerritsen, president of the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association. “Monsanto's genetic contamination of organic seed and organic crops ends now. Americans have the right to choice in the marketplace — to decide what kind of food they will feed their families — and we are taking this action on their behalf to protect that right to choose.'

"Elizabeth Archerd, the director of a Minneapolis food co-op, adds in support of the farmers to the New York Times, “Pollen and DNA do not play by the USDA’s rules.” Although hundreds of thousands of farmers feel the same way, it’ll take a judge to decide the next step in the case. From there though, things could get dirty. Michael Taylor, a former attorney for the US Department of Agriculture and lobbyist for Monsanto was recently appointed to a federal role as the deputy commissioner for foods at the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Since then, the FDA has refused requests to label genetically modified products as such despite demands from consumer protection groups."(Boldface emphasis added).

That's the rub, for Michael Taylor is not the only one within the agribusiness community to move easily through that revolving door between government agencies such as the FDA, US Department of Agriculture, and the corporate world. Funny how that works, huh? that there is no one in those agencies representing the families and farmers of America that don't want to eat hormone-injected meat, or vegetables or fruits genetically mingled with pesticides or God knows what else.

But what's sadder is that we now have to rely upon foreign media to relate stories that directly affect the issues of liberty and freedom in Amerika, to rely on Russian Television to report on issues affecting the public good.

21 thoughts on “HERE’S ONE THE AMERICAN MEDIA MISSED: FARMERS VS MONSANTO”

  1. Well, by now, anyone who is not brainwashed completely and who is not keeping the head in the sand knows that main media in the USA, be it newspapers, or main national broadcasting TV stations is sold to the big business, is biased, and not worthy of watching or following it anymore. There is very little useful information attached to the TV programs, actually they are a waste of time, literally.
    The same with the newspapers, all I find lately is biased, narrow-minded and lacks a perspective of reality out there.
    No wonder to find the real truth one has to look at sources outside the USA, where media is more motivated to tell the truth, be it in their country or over the entire earth.

  2. Robert Barricklow

    Even Hillary Clinton admitted in effect that, ‘We’re losing the proganda war to the likes of RTTV’.
    Even in Engalnd, the government shut down the capability of the people to access, http://www.presstv.ir/

  3. Dr. Ferral! This is real life depressing stuff! I don’t have enough money to pay my bills and really what is money anyway another delusion we have been brainwashed into thinking has some sort of value attached to it.

    And how long before the whole thing fake monitery system just breaks down? I bought a house or place to live a few years ago thinking it would be sort of like a bank account or savings account. Then in stead a appreciation I get a note from the local government 2 years in a row devaluing my property. I haven’t been here 5 years so where does that put me? Anybody got as extra snorkel?

    Monsanto so what is new? Be nice if a class action suit would win! I can’t help it, it is in my nature to route for the underdogs of this world. See another problem is we gotta have good jobs for all them out of work folks left over from the bio weapons companies? So maybe this is just bio terrorism with a new slant on it or legalized Bio warefare. And what was that German company you said IG Farbin I think finally went out of business in germany? Only to resurface here in this country as who Monsatan or Montauk? They had lots of moolla, after the war for lawyers and scientists. And the Nazi’s or gestapo were running or part of the CIA for how long in this country?

    The sad thing is we only see part of the story! We are hemmed in from all sides. What is the real big grab here? Mineral or oil rights perhaps? Like in North and South Dakota or Montana! Ya know Joseph. Right in your own backyard?

    Really like the FDA pharmaceuticals and illegal drug industry playing both sides of the fence. And here I am broke busted disgusted the place I am in doesn’t look like much to me! But them folks living in or around Fukoshiema Nuclear plant in Japan or in a lot of other toxic places in the world might think it looks pretty decent.

    Really I am seriously considering moving back to ND like they say their economies are in the Black right now. The problem is finding a place to live is once again a problem similar to the last oil boom that went bust. You know but they also have a lot of good fresh water with all these multinational corps trying to buy up water rights! And ship it over seas! Because their water supplies are depleted and or ground water is too polluted. Which is why big oil isn’t as big as it would like to be in that area oil drilling and fracing screws up a lot of aquifers ya know for animals and people

    So really Monsanto is just another leak to try to plug They want us all sick, silent, controlled, and or drug addicted so we buy more pills, cars, for more taxes and more oil for more taxes banks want us upside down shaking every last penny they can get out of us. Really how big is Denver anyway 4 pro sports teams? Rockies, Bronco’s, Nuggets, Avs, so obviously there are a lot of things going on here I know nothing about “Secret things”? Perhaps underground things?

    I duno

  4. “If you don’t believe the fix is in, then read the end of that article again:”

    Oh, I BELIEVE and am busy raising produce and livestock using no chemicals of any sort. Not self sufficient, yet.

    And that brings up a topic dear to my heart and lungs…..cohiba, a.k.a. tobacco….as it is known by Europeans and most of the world. I would encourage anyone to STOP partaking of commercially produced cigarettes (as some do around here) and switch to rolling your own cigarettes. There are many inexpensive machines that will do the task of rolling a perfectly acceptable cigarette. By using loose leaf, pure cohiba (tobacco) a person will save some money as well.

    When I stopped smoking commercial cigarettes over a decade ago and started smoking pure cohiba my health stopped deteriorating and actually greatly improved. I do not encourage anyone to begin using cohiba but do encourage current users to make the switch. A word to the wise…just saying.

  5. Name the media that our masters have not censored the only time censorship eases up when less people use that media. When it hot the drums of censorship begin banging witness now the internet or it is deliberitly destroyed like books and bookstores with ebooks taking over all printed media books ,comics,magazines,newspapers and they are easier to censor and if you are on a fix income more expendsive to use.since need batteries or access to eclectrical outlet to read them. They years ago even went after shortwave either by driving them off the air or abanding it altogether. As they say in Oceania Ignorance is Strengh. By the way try buying peanut butter and jelly or jam to put on slices of bread to eat as a sandwich it will cost you a arm and leg now. Monsanto new motto strarve scum.

      1. Just a guess but 5 to 4 to affirm with Justice Kennedy supporting Obummerites. But, still, the conservative justices have never seen a corporation they didn’t like…. sooo it could be a slam duck who knows.

        db

  6. If the cartel corners control of food production, they will starve us.

    Doctor Farrel, why do you hold Einstein with such high regard, he was a plagiarist, and his theories have been denounced by Tesla and Einstien himself while he was alive. He fortunately worked at the office of patents. You know how the murderers, LIARS and thieves operate.

    1. They already do on all counts.

      THEY WANT to starve US.
      THEY do OWN US.
      THEY DO [now] control everything.

      Even the internet is around to feed their insane GREED.
      The fact that THEY work against themselves would
      seem to prove out their insanity

      Einstein was a ‘poop’ ro draw you away
      from Quantum Physics..
      He never [supposedly] ‘believed’ in it,
      although it never was a matter of belief.
      He stole most of what he is credited with.
      He really flunk out of school, especially math…….
      He did NOT win the Nobel for “relatitivity.”
      He won it for ‘proving’ the photo-electric effect,
      which is a Quantum phenomenon.

      So thanks for that.
      🙂

        1. Physicists at the time were puzzleded and shocked that he didn’t understand theories that were attributed to him.
          However if a certain group controlled the printing presses the 99 percent of people could have the wool pulled over there eyes.

          1. Einstein confused [other scientists] them, too,
            as he spoke and wrote letters in double speak,
            like Alan Greenspan.
            Did you ever stop and listen to him ?
            He constantly contradicted himself,
            but with such words as others would
            not understand in context and therefore
            [the rest of US idiots] as?umed
            it was because he, Greenspan, was so
            much smarter than the rest of US !

          2. oh yeah, you can see it in economics as well, with Keynes ….in the beginning of his rubbish he states that this is of such double speak that only thieves will understand it.

            E energy and time
            con fraud
            om sound
            ic indoctrinate.

            no matter where you shine your light you find beetles dancing on balls of shit.

  7. I read things like: “270,000 farmers from around 60 family farms” and immediately think two things, someone isn’t paying attention to editing, and now I need another source entirely for these accusations.

    It’s been generally known for years that Monsanto is going after smaller organic farmers world wide.

    But I see those numbers cited, and just think well this may in fact be a misdirection.

    At least there’s a judge’s name to look up.

    Also last time I check the New York Times is mainstream media.

  8. Yes it is sad;
    however,
    these articles are only details, smaller conspiracies
    within THE BIG ONE because there really is only one
    after all,
    and it seems to be as old as the last ‘age’ of the ‘ancients,’
    over five THOUSAND years old,
    goiing back to what was then called,
    “the Brotherhood” with ancient Egypt
    (the Priests, of course ! )

    Imagine that………………

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