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Wed Jan 9, 2013, 03:44 PM

Farmers Vs. Monsanto - Thursday, jan. 10 in DC

On January 10, family farmers will enter a courtroom in Washington DC to take part in the appeal of OSGATA vs Monsanto et al, a court case filed to protect farmers from genetic trespass by Monsanto’s GMO seed, which contaminates organic and non-GMO farmer’s crops and opens them up to abusive lawsuits. In the past two decades, Monsanto’s seed monopoly has grown so powerful that they control the genetics of nearly 90% of five major commodity crops including corn, soybeans, cotton, canola and sugar beets.

In many cases farmers are forced to stop growing certain organic and conventional crops to avoid genetic contamination and potential lawsuits. Between 1997 and 2010, Monsanto admits to filing 144 lawsuits against America’s family farmers, while settling another 700 out of court for undisclosed amounts. Due to these aggressive lawsuits, Monsanto has created an atmosphere of fear in rural America and driven dozens of farmers into bankruptcy.

Farmers need your voice today. Follow the link TO SEND A MESSAGE...

http://action.fooddemocracynow.org/sign/farmers_vs_monsanto/?referring_akid=717.41356.HppGfL&source=mailto

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Berlum Jan 2013 OP
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truedelphi Jan 2013 #2
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Response to Berlum (Original post)

Wed Jan 9, 2013, 03:59 PM

1. Time to take a stand. Which side are you on

The only thing in the middle of the furrow is a OCCULTLY MUTANT and damn-near dEAd zOmbiE clod.

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Response to Berlum (Original post)

Wed Jan 9, 2013, 04:42 PM

2. And everyone concerned abt this issue - pressure the President! Hold his feet to the fire!

If he wanted to do so, he could un-appoint everyone of the hideous Monsanto Clones that he has placed in positions of power.

He could right now today, using his re-election mandate as proof of if - get rid of Mike Taylor at FDA. He could get rid of Secretary of Agriculture, Valsick. I'm not sure if he can do the following trick: He could get rid of Kagan and Sotomayor.
But his appointments of two women who are in "Monsanto's court" does irreparable harm to the nation's food crops and seeds.

people on DU think that a lot of the damage is coming from "Republicans." But Obama himself is a huge fan of Monsanto!

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Response to truedelphi (Reply #2)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 07:20 AM

5. Feet to the Fire

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Response to Berlum (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 05:45 AM

3. The courts may blow this case away again...

...just as Genetically Engineered seed blows across the land contaminating all...and giving Big Mutant, Inc. opportunity to sue all who fail to pay tribute.

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Response to Berlum (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 05:54 AM

4. BIG KICK

PLEASE consider adding your name.

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