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227. America...."Third World, Banana Republic" without the Bananas...
Just lottsa homes and roads and ports for sale to "Sovereign Wealth Funds." :rofl:
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  -You May Be Arrested Soon For Growing A Tomato Javaman  Mar-12-09 08:25 AM   #0 
  - corporate sock puppet ?  SpiralHawk   Mar-12-09 08:29 AM   #1 
  - Jeebus!  crim son   Mar-12-09 08:31 AM   #2 
  - Isn't DeLaurio the one who let Rahm room in her house for free?  KoKo   Mar-12-09 08:31 AM   #3 
  - Yes, she is. Link  madfloridian   Mar-12-09 02:02 PM   #91 
  - has she been genetically altered, too?  Joe Fields   Mar-12-09 08:42 AM   #6 
  - Rosa Delauro is  sharp_stick   Mar-12-09 08:48 AM   #7 
  - Except that she is a poster child for the dark forces that are hell bent  loudsue   Mar-12-09 11:09 AM   #44 
  - Yeah right another pantload in this idiotic thread  sharp_stick   Mar-12-09 01:57 PM   #88 
  - bullshit-adress the topic-is there any defense for this bill?  natrat   Mar-12-09 02:22 PM   #98 
     - yes  Two Americas   Mar-12-09 03:00 PM   #110 
     - our organic products are certified organic by the govt.  reggie the dog   Mar-12-09 03:05 PM   #113 
     - yes  Two Americas   Mar-12-09 04:03 PM   #125 
        - Yes..Whole Foods and My Chain Grocery Store selling foods marked Organic from China/Mexico...  KoKo   Mar-12-09 04:30 PM   #142 
           - Mushy Chicken started a couple of years ago  Grinchie   Mar-12-09 05:44 PM   #168 
           - Did you check? Apparently American Companies are using the "cheap lye"  KoKo   Mar-12-09 07:48 PM   #214 
           - Your onions are likely 1015 onions  texastoast   Mar-12-09 06:48 PM   #191 
           - ...  HiFructosePronSyrup   Mar-12-09 07:03 PM   #198 
              - Vidalia onions come from Vidalia, Ga., not La.  KamaAina   Mar-12-09 08:10 PM   #223 
              - LOL's your DU Handle kind of says where you are coming from...doesn't it...  KoKo   Mar-12-09 08:18 PM   #225 
              - "certified organic" produce from overseas eg China  Cal Carpenter   Mar-12-09 08:31 PM   #233 
                 - Exactly!!!!  Tashca   Mar-12-09 08:41 PM   #238 
                 - Good Points and probably the truth of it from what I've seen in buying Organic  KoKo   Mar-12-09 08:41 PM   #239 
     - The trouble is "Monsanto=Bad" is correct.  Grinchie   Mar-12-09 05:35 PM   #167 
     - Where, exactly, are you getting your information?  HiFructosePronSyrup   Mar-12-09 05:58 PM   #173 
     - of course it is  Two Americas   Mar-12-09 06:12 PM   #177 
     - They don't have to bother reading it.  Wednesdays   Mar-12-09 07:37 PM   #210 
     - Yes, and that is very interesting.  napoleon_in_rags   Mar-12-09 09:45 PM   #263 
     - yes, the defense is that it regulates the food industry more stringently than now  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 04:15 PM   #131 
  - Barbara Lee supports this legislation  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 04:13 PM   #130 
     - She's getting money from bad folks...just like Biden and Edwards got bad money for Bankruptcy Bill  KoKo   Mar-12-09 04:31 PM   #143 
        - prove it  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 04:35 PM   #148 
           - Talkin about DeLauria...YOU PROVE IT!  KoKo   Mar-12-09 07:40 PM   #211 
              - but i said Barbara Lee  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 08:02 PM   #222 
  - absolutely disgusting  Two Americas   Mar-12-09 02:51 PM   #105 
  - Label GMO's first, crack down on PCA, and then we'll see if more regulations will work.  Grinchie   Mar-12-09 05:46 PM   #169 
     - backward and insufficient  Two Americas   Mar-12-09 06:54 PM   #195 
  - edit  Hannah Bell   Mar-12-09 05:09 PM   #160 
  - She's also the leftover product of Clinton giveaways to Monsanto  Grinchie   Mar-12-09 05:25 PM   #164 
  - How can she be progressive and sponsor this shit?  roody   Mar-12-09 09:36 PM   #259 
  - She looks like she escaped from a Monsanto lab experiment  Hubert Flottz   Mar-12-09 09:00 AM   #13 
  - My god! Perry Ferrell has really let himself go to shit!  EnviroBat   Mar-12-09 11:14 AM   #45 
  - Har!  Vickers   Mar-12-09 01:13 PM   #71 
  - My god, she is a witch trying to fool us by posing as a witch. nt  ooglymoogly   Mar-12-09 01:25 PM   #73 
  - nope, just trying to strengthen the government's role in order to protect your food  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 04:16 PM   #132 
     - Then why doesn't she limit her bill to just that? Eh...Why?  ooglymoogly   Mar-12-09 05:34 PM   #166 
        - the bill doesn't criminalize growing your own food  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 05:51 PM   #170 
        - that is easy to answer  Two Americas   Mar-12-09 06:20 PM   #181 
           - After reading a portion of the Bill, I agree - it would close some very disturbing loopholes  Grinchie   Mar-12-09 08:30 PM   #232 
  - Hansel and Gretel left the job unfinished, I see. n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Mar-12-09 01:37 PM   #79 
  - Max Clinger (M*A*S*H) finally completed his transformation!!  8 track mind   Mar-12-09 02:13 PM   #97 
  - Scary!  sallylou666   Mar-12-09 04:24 PM   #136 
  - edit  Hannah Bell   Mar-12-09 05:08 PM   #158 
  - If I was arrested for growing my own veggies  hobbit709   Mar-12-09 08:34 AM   #4 
  - They don't give hobbits jury trials in Gitmo, 709.  bertman   Mar-12-09 11:24 AM   #51 
  - Questions raised about Rahm Emanuel's housing arrangement in D.C. with Dem Rosa DeLaurio  KoKo   Mar-12-09 08:36 AM   #5 
  - So Rahh Emmanuel was homeless?  Lost in CT   Mar-12-09 09:48 AM   #30 
  - So for once, I should be happy about my tragic lack of a green thumb?  EmilyAnne   Mar-12-09 08:50 AM   #8 
  - Ever wonder if all these food scares were a set up?  dixiegrrrrl   Mar-12-09 08:51 AM   #9 
  - The thing about the food scares  smoogatz   Mar-12-09 02:30 PM   #100 
  - Exactly. The Big Boys are the ones that HAVE to make money  Grinchie   Mar-12-09 05:54 PM   #171 
  - yeah, those deaths were a put on  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 04:17 PM   #133 
  - No...I have two sick cats and have had enough food poisoning incidents that I know something is  KoKo   Mar-12-09 04:32 PM   #144 
  - One of the guys behind Whole Foods was with The Carlyle Group.  ColbertWatcher   Mar-12-09 05:09 PM   #161 
     - Who owns the food companies:  condoleeza   Mar-12-09 06:49 PM   #192 
  - Let's keep it on the bill, folks. It is troubling - we've been discussing it on an heirloom tomato  NRaleighLiberal   Mar-12-09 08:51 AM   #10 
  - Completely agree  TornadoTN   Mar-12-09 09:31 AM   #23 
  - And what of the organic eating habits of the Obamas?  Why Syzygy   Mar-12-09 09:45 AM   #27 
  - I agree...there is reason to be watchful  Supersedeas   Mar-12-09 11:15 AM   #46 
  - What makes you think that it will die in committee?  MadHound   Mar-12-09 08:55 AM   #11 
  - k/r  Why Syzygy   Mar-12-09 08:59 AM   #12 
  - So far, when monsanto goes after little people...  prairierose   Mar-12-09 09:09 AM   #15 
  - I don't care if she is a fine lady and a good progressive, I visualize a cartoon  peacetalksforall   Mar-12-09 09:07 AM   #14 
  - Wasn't one of Bremer's mandates in Iraq was that farmers couldn't cultivate their own seeds  OmmmSweetOmmm   Mar-12-09 09:12 AM   #16 
  - You remember correctly  MadHound   Mar-12-09 09:15 AM   #17 
  - Yes...and it was a major newspaper that reported it...I'm sure Google would find link. n/t  KoKo   Mar-12-09 04:34 PM   #146 
  - Yes, Bremer did do this in Iraq. Order #81  Grinchie   Mar-12-09 05:59 PM   #174 
  - Spread this Youtube video around.  JohnyCanuck   Mar-12-09 09:17 AM   #18 
  - If that ever happens, there will be no hope. nt  Catherine Vincent   Mar-12-09 09:19 AM   #19 
  - OK, I'm not ready to buy this yet. First of all, it's just plain misleading  cali   Mar-12-09 09:23 AM   #20 
  - Monsanto is one of Greenberg's clients  MadHound   Mar-12-09 09:36 AM   # 
  - I've downloaded the text of the bill and I'm going to read it  cali   Mar-12-09 09:46 AM   #28 
     - Barbara Lee, Raul Grijalva are cosponsors of this bill (the most liberal members of the House)  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 03:52 PM   #124 
     - link to text, pretty please? nt  druidity33   Mar-12-09 05:30 PM   #165 
  - Wakey Wakey! There Are Plenty of "Good Progressives" In Bed With Agribusiness & Corps  NashVegas   Mar-12-09 09:51 AM   #33 
  - No, it's all thanks to GREED  Lorien   Mar-12-09 09:59 AM   #36 
  - gosh. how stupid of me to want read the legislation  cali   Mar-12-09 10:02 AM   #37 
  - Barbara Lee?  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 04:19 PM   #134 
  - yes  Two Americas   Mar-12-09 03:05 PM   #112 
  - Yes I've read the bill  Venceremos   Mar-12-09 06:20 PM   #180 
     - not so  Two Americas   Mar-12-09 06:32 PM   #183 
        - Another article here:  condoleeza   Mar-12-09 06:55 PM   #196 
        - nothing new there for me  Two Americas   Mar-12-09 07:12 PM   #200 
           - If they aren't one of the most evil corporations then who is?  condoleeza   Mar-12-09 07:26 PM   #206 
              - of course  Two Americas   Mar-12-09 08:02 PM   #221 
        - I'm coming to the same conclusion as Two America's on this one  Grinchie   Mar-12-09 08:41 PM   #237 
           - What does the Organic Consumers Association say  roody   Mar-12-09 09:56 PM   #267 
  - He's a big business lobbiest. What's the difference?  Grinchie   Mar-12-09 06:02 PM   #175 
  - This is major for those of us who do grow - say goodbye to Organic farming and farmers markets  TornadoTN   Mar-12-09 09:26 AM   #21 
  - Did You Read The Bill?  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-12-09 11:24 AM   #50 
  - Tracker page >  Why Syzygy   Mar-12-09 09:27 AM   #22 
  - Thanks. Great link. (nt)  enough   Mar-12-09 09:31 AM   #24 
  - This One's Even Better  NashVegas   Mar-12-09 09:53 AM   #34 
  - "....improving security of food from intentional contamination"  BeFree   Mar-12-09 09:49 AM   #32 
     - The Orwellian types are the ones in this thread lambasting this bill and its sponsors  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 04:24 PM   #137 
        - Believe it or not, I actually read the bill.  rucky   Mar-12-09 06:36 PM   #184 
           - nice to see another post actually talking about what's in the bill  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 06:56 PM   #197 
           - Whenever anything that claims the sky is falling appears overnight  Grinchie   Mar-12-09 09:04 PM   #250 
           - it is surprisingly good  Two Americas   Mar-12-09 07:23 PM   #204 
  - Hmmm.  rsdsharp   Mar-12-09 09:34 AM   #25 
  - I hope this gets defeated  tabbycat31   Mar-12-09 09:36 AM   #26 
  - This Is a Dealbreaker For Me. I Will Not Vote Democrat Again If This Passes  NashVegas   Mar-12-09 09:46 AM   #29 
  - How nice for you.... ta ta n/t  sharp_stick   Mar-12-09 02:06 PM   #96 
  - can you point to anything specific that's objectionable?  rucky   Mar-12-09 06:37 PM   #185 
     - I'd like to know too.  ShadesOfGrey   Mar-12-09 07:41 PM   #212 
  - It'll never go anywhere. It's unenforceable.  EstimatedProphet   Mar-12-09 09:48 AM   #31 
  - Thats the rub it can be selectively enforced... we have quite a few laws  Lost in CT   Mar-12-09 11:00 AM   #42 
  - Read The Bill. The Info In The OP Is Bogus. It Will Do No Such Thing.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-12-09 11:23 AM   #49 
     - Thanks. Haven't had a chance to read it yet.  EstimatedProphet   Mar-12-09 11:27 AM   #52 
     - Make a Bet?  NashVegas   Mar-12-09 12:58 PM   #66 
        - Actually, those who buy their fod from local farms will benefit.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Mar-12-09 01:00 PM   #67 
        - You Already Lost The Bet.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-12-09 01:10 PM   #68 
        - Not True  NashVegas   Mar-12-09 01:32 PM   #74 
        - Fact: You Are In Error. Fact: A Home Garden Does Not Qualify Under This.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-12-09 01:35 PM   #76 
           - Thanks, I Will  NashVegas   Mar-12-09 02:04 PM   #93 
        - This reminds me of when there was an initiative  ThoughtCriminal   Mar-12-09 05:18 PM   #163 
           - Exactly, follow the money  condoleeza   Mar-12-09 07:51 PM   #218 
           - I'm curious about what is IN the bill that is questionable.  ShadesOfGrey   Mar-12-09 08:29 PM   #231 
           - Maybe she likes her husband for what a whore he is  Grinchie   Mar-12-09 09:11 PM   #254 
           - Exactly! I lived in Az in the 80's-90's and remember the NRA  ShadesOfGrey   Mar-12-09 08:11 PM   #224 
        - Look up just a tiny little bit...  jmowreader   Mar-12-09 01:35 PM   #77 
        - As I Read That  NashVegas   Mar-12-09 01:54 PM   #87 
           - As a farm owner let me assure you otherwise.  ieoeja   Mar-12-09 02:57 PM   #109 
              - Please, Don't Burst The Poster's Bubble Like That.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-12-09 06:19 PM   #179 
              - thanks  Two Americas   Mar-12-09 07:30 PM   #208 
              - Lol, thats a great story -- So true!  Grinchie   Mar-12-09 09:15 PM   #255 
        - Nice try on the Contextomy  Grinchie   Mar-12-09 09:09 PM   #252 
  - Thanks for posting this  Lorien   Mar-12-09 09:54 AM   #35 
  - So they want to avoid future tomato and spinach contamination by  Gidney N Cloyd   Mar-12-09 10:47 AM   #38 
  - What could possibly go wrong?  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Mar-12-09 11:18 AM   #47 
  - Looks like a few more people need to listen to Ishmael.  Pacifist Patriot   Mar-12-09 10:48 AM   #39 
  - They'd have to pull the tomatoes from my cold, dead hands.  Vinca   Mar-12-09 10:49 AM   #40 
  - Your link doesn't work.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Mar-12-09 10:57 AM   #41 
  - Text of bill at #22 (n/t)  derby378   Mar-12-09 11:03 AM   #43 
  - What A Load Of Malarkey! The Bill Does No Such Thing. Holy Overreaction!!  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-12-09 11:22 AM   #48 
  - Meh. nt  Javaman   Mar-12-09 11:30 AM   #53 
     - After reading the law, I have to agree with OMC...  SteppingRazor   Mar-12-09 11:36 AM   #56 
        - I still say, meh, in the face of overwhelming facts. nt  Javaman   Mar-12-09 11:50 AM   #58 
        - I applaud your tenacity, sir.  SteppingRazor   Mar-12-09 12:07 PM   #61 
           - :) nt  Javaman   Mar-12-09 01:10 PM   #70 
           - if not his honesty  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 05:08 PM   #159 
        - I will err on your side of this, but that being said...  mtnester   Mar-12-09 03:04 PM   #111 
  - could you please post that part of the bill that makes it illegal for me to grow tomatoes?  dysfunctional press   Mar-12-09 11:33 AM   #54 
  - Don't Hold Your Breath LOL  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-12-09 11:34 AM   #55 
  - Hmmm. I read the text of the bill and no where did I see anything  semillama   Mar-12-09 11:37 AM   #57 
  - It's for regulating the safety of food PROCESSED for commerce  jmowreader   Mar-12-09 12:51 PM   #63 
     - I think a freeper did. N/t  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-09 04:04 PM   #126 
  - You know, I'm really sick of this shit. nt  RedCappedBandit   Mar-12-09 11:52 AM   #59 
  - Sensationalist subject line a little misleading...sounds like it's only if you sell it?  newtothegame   Mar-12-09 12:00 PM   #60 
  - "Multinational agribusiness" has more to fear from this bill than do local farmers  jmowreader   Mar-12-09 12:43 PM   #62 
  - thanks for the analysis and the reality check. Not that its going to matter to some  onenote   Mar-12-09 12:57 PM   #65 
  - Good response and what a surprise  sharp_stick   Mar-12-09 02:02 PM   #90 
  - Thanks. n/t  Cha   Mar-12-09 02:03 PM   #92 
  - I now feel MUCH better about this bill.  FLAprogressive   Mar-12-09 02:05 PM   #95 
  - Very good analysis  Tashca   Mar-12-09 02:57 PM   #108 
  - amen  Two Americas   Mar-12-09 07:51 PM   #217 
  - Just reading the first three sections would give Big-Ag nightmares.  Grinchie   Mar-12-09 09:26 PM   #257 
  - thank you for your research on this! nt  Muttocracy   Mar-12-09 09:46 PM   #264 
  - Who knew a Democrat would even consider shit  Cha   Mar-12-09 12:56 PM   #64 
  - Here is your mission  jmowreader   Mar-12-09 01:10 PM   #69 
  - It's ridiculous..no one is going  Cha   Mar-12-09 01:24 PM   #72 
  - Very good...  jmowreader   Mar-12-09 01:37 PM   #80 
  - "if Congress would have approached Democratic Underground and asked us to write a food safety bill,"  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-12-09 01:36 PM   #78 
  - No, if DU wrote a food safety bill it would look something like this:  Cessna Invesco Palin   Mar-12-09 01:45 PM   #84 
     - Well yeah, that too...  jmowreader   Mar-12-09 01:46 PM   #85 
     - Ahhhhh, Touche!  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-12-09 01:46 PM   #86 
     - How do you nominate a Duzy?  FloridaJudy   Mar-12-09 03:42 PM   #122 
     - I already sent if off, GMTA  NMDemDist2   Mar-12-09 06:14 PM   #178 
     - Why can't I rec an individual post?  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-09 04:05 PM   #127 
     - best post of the year!  onenote   Mar-12-09 04:25 PM   #139 
     - Now that's a DUzy...  ElboRuum   Mar-12-09 05:02 PM   #156 
  - I'm so glad I'm not an intern on the Hill, tasked with reading e-mail.  Cessna Invesco Palin   Mar-12-09 01:37 PM   #81 
  - Read post #62 on this thread.  4lbs   Mar-12-09 01:44 PM   #82 
  - Thanks. n/t  Cha   Mar-12-09 02:04 PM   #94 
  - You mean a BS post has a non working link?  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 05:07 PM   #157 
  - They will have to take our guns.....  bvar22   Mar-12-09 01:33 PM   #75 
  - Read post #62 on this thread.  4lbs   Mar-12-09 01:44 PM   #83 
  - Reread post #75  bvar22   Mar-12-09 02:29 PM   #99 
  - Very succinctly put.  Cha   Mar-12-09 02:00 PM   #89 
  - that is a nice looking garden  zeemike   Mar-12-09 04:23 PM   #135 
  - fear mongering and misiniformation  Two Americas   Mar-12-09 02:34 PM   #101 
  - V Rose Colored Glasses and Bullshit  NashVegas   Mar-12-09 03:11 PM   #114 
     - educate yourself  Two Americas   Mar-12-09 04:25 PM   #138 
     - no he won't  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 04:52 PM   #153 
        - I am going to dig in on this one  Two Americas   Mar-12-09 06:41 PM   #186 
           - Possibly astroturfing. Obviously doesn't take much to get some folks riled up who don't question  Garbo 2004   Mar-12-09 08:57 PM   #248 
  - Meh! One plant is already illegal.  MindPilot   Mar-12-09 02:34 PM   #102 
  - You're right, it will probably die in committee, but  caseymoz   Mar-12-09 02:40 PM   #103 
  - provisions in the bill  Two Americas   Mar-12-09 02:43 PM   #104 
  - Item 11 is a knockout punch to BIOTech  Grinchie   Mar-12-09 09:37 PM   #260 
  - It might hurt community supported agriculture, farmer's markets, and produce stands.  BrightKnight   Mar-12-09 02:52 PM   #106 
  - how so?  Two Americas   Mar-12-09 03:18 PM   #116 
  - Maybe it's time to sue Monsanto  The Wizard   Mar-12-09 02:54 PM   #107 
  - The funny part is that if this passes you could use it AGAINST gm crops  zyguh   Mar-12-09 03:26 PM   #117 
  - Once it's transformed into the genome, it's no longer a foreign element.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Mar-12-09 03:30 PM   #120 
  - Go for it.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Mar-12-09 03:29 PM   #119 
  - Monsanto is a buzzword  Two Americas   Mar-12-09 04:09 PM   #129 
  - Do you know....  bvar22   Mar-12-09 04:36 PM   #149 
  - no  Two Americas   Mar-12-09 04:42 PM   #151 
  - Yes...BUT...MONSANTO is a great RALLYING CRY...because we KNOW  KoKo   Mar-12-09 08:24 PM   #228 
  - You can't because the USDA and the FDA have proclaimed GMO as safe  Grinchie   Mar-12-09 09:39 PM   #261 
  - This blogger needs to calm down...  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-12-09 03:17 PM   #115 
  - I'll vote for a bill....  vinylsolution   Mar-12-09 03:27 PM   #118 
  - Remember food not bombs  undergroundpanther   Mar-12-09 03:30 PM   #121 
  - Read the Bill, examine who would benefit if this Bill fails  Grinchie   Mar-12-09 09:48 PM   #266 
  - Here's a list of some cosponsors of this legislation:  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 03:49 PM   #123 
  - Hey if Monsanto were FOR this bill MY congressman would support it (Carnahan-MO)  stlsaxman   Mar-12-09 07:11 PM   #199 
  - I've asked the OP to correct the original post  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 04:06 PM   #128 
  - No shock that Monsatan is behind this  Kievan Rus   Mar-12-09 04:26 PM   #140 
  - This thread just keeps getting funnier and funnier.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Mar-12-09 04:26 PM   #141 
  - Really? Where in the bill does it say Monsato?  Wednesdays   Mar-12-09 07:50 PM   #216 
  - i think all of you lambasting this bill are working for Monsanto  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 04:33 PM   #145 
  - That's what I think too CreekDog!  ShadesOfGrey   Mar-12-09 07:17 PM   #201 
  - Corporations and republicans, which is worst or are they one in the same?  GreenTea   Mar-12-09 04:35 PM   #147 
  - name one Republican or corporation that supports this legislation?  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 04:39 PM   #150 
     - Then you can be sure it doesn't have a chance for passage.  GreenTea   Mar-12-09 07:58 PM   #220 
  - I...HATE...MONSANTO!!!!!! nt  valerief   Mar-12-09 04:49 PM   #152 
  - Me too, but I seriously doubt they're behind this bill. nt  ShadesOfGrey   Mar-12-09 07:23 PM   #203 
  - The interstate commerce clause  quaker bill   Mar-12-09 04:57 PM   #154 
  - WAIT JUST A MINUTE--  ncteechur   Mar-12-09 05:00 PM   #155 
  - The link to the "blog" in this article was pulled. I call bullshit, too.  stlsaxman   Mar-12-09 06:42 PM   #187 
  - I agree, the OP is bullshit. nt  ShadesOfGrey   Mar-12-09 07:24 PM   #205 
  - This Bill was introduced because they know the jig is up.  Grinchie   Mar-12-09 05:13 PM   #162 
  - isn't that a bit of hyperbole? n/t  lynnertic   Mar-12-09 05:54 PM   #172 
  - Fuck both of these GOP assholes, I'll grow what I want!  santamargarita   Mar-12-09 06:11 PM   #176 
  - um... she's a Democrat. Research much?  stlsaxman   Mar-12-09 06:45 PM   #189 
  - I guess I'm still trigger happy from the Bush years!  santamargarita   Mar-12-09 08:43 PM   #240 
  - Nothing in this bill said you can't.  ShadesOfGrey   Mar-12-09 07:28 PM   #207 
  - I read a story about HR 875  burf   Mar-12-09 06:32 PM   #182 
  - Posts & Threads like this with anger show CHANGE needs to come SOONER rather than LATER  KoKo   Mar-12-09 07:50 PM   #215 
  - Shouldn't this post be in YELLOW? Isn't this the same headline from the fight to form the USDA?  RB TexLa   Mar-12-09 06:44 PM   #188 
  - Thousands of dead farmers at Monsanto's doorstep  MetaTrope   Mar-12-09 06:46 PM   #190 
  - READ THE BILL HERE  stlsaxman   Mar-12-09 06:50 PM   #193 
  - When I lived in a condominium in a big city...  InvisibleTouch   Mar-12-09 06:52 PM   #194 
  - Some DU'ers live in those places that have "Covenant Boards" from HELL  KoKo   Mar-12-09 07:44 PM   #213 
  - okay, but the bill does not put you in prison for growing a tomato  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 07:57 PM   #219 
     - You obviously don't live in a neighborhood with HOMEOWNER COVENANTS  KoKo   Mar-12-09 08:21 PM   #226 
        - i'm the president of a homeowner's association  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 08:28 PM   #230 
           - Your "Homeowners Assn." obviously is very different from the rest of ours.  KoKo   Mar-12-09 08:37 PM   #236 
           - dude, what drugs are you on and can i have some?  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 08:43 PM   #241 
              - Dude, you replied to me above saying you are President of Homeowners Association...  KoKo   Mar-12-09 08:51 PM   #243 
                 - do you even read the body of the message?  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 08:56 PM   #247 
           - There you go, spouting facts. lol. nt.  Garbo 2004   Mar-12-09 08:51 PM   #244 
  - when homegrown tomatoes are outlawed, only outlaws will have homegrown tomatoes!  RoccoR5955   Mar-12-09 07:21 PM   #202 
  - "What great fortune for the governments that the people do not think"  Wednesdays   Mar-12-09 07:35 PM   #209 
  - America...."Third World, Banana Republic" without the Bananas...  KoKo   Mar-12-09 08:22 PM   #227 
  - Just finished reading the definitions. Bill failure would benefit big producers  Grinchie   Mar-12-09 08:28 PM   #229 
  - You've got it pegged! Good post! nt  ShadesOfGrey   Mar-12-09 08:36 PM   #234 
  - Glad you took the time  Tashca   Mar-12-09 08:37 PM   #235 
  - Good point that the OP was an Over Reaction...but still we must be VIGILANT  KoKo   Mar-12-09 08:47 PM   #242 
     - sheesh, finally!  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 08:54 PM   #246 
        - Ha! You didn't read the whole post, did ya'....figures...  KoKo   Mar-12-09 09:00 PM   #249 
           - your posts speak for themselves  CreekDog   Mar-12-09 09:05 PM   #251 
  - Between this and the Orwellian animal control NAIS proposals...  benEzra   Mar-12-09 08:53 PM   #245 
  - Let's hope there is some sanity in committee  liberal N proud   Mar-12-09 09:09 PM   #253 
  - Well I was suckered into reading the thread, attempted to click the "reference" link  varelse   Mar-12-09 09:24 PM   #256 
  - I hope you are right that it will die; I do not feel so optimistic. eom  roody   Mar-12-09 09:34 PM   #258 
  - Reminds me of a book I read when I was a kid  FuzzyDicePHL   Mar-12-09 09:43 PM   #262 
  - Here is a link to the bill  appleannie1   Mar-12-09 09:48 PM   #265 
  - buy foods at your local farmer's market. Freeze what you can..  veganlush   Mar-12-09 10:10 PM   #268 
  - Unbelievable. It's "1984" ish. And I was going to start a garden this year.  trickyguy   Mar-12-09 10:15 PM   #269 
  - locking  maddezmom   Mar-12-09 10:28 PM   #270 
 

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