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laughingliberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-12-10 08:34 PM
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111. K & R nt
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  -Activists storm field, crush GM maize (Italy) ensho  Aug-11-10 11:00 AM   #0 
  - Woo hoo!  valerief   Aug-11-10 11:02 AM   #1 
  - Criminal actions are alright when you agree with them? Nt  Confusious   Aug-11-10 12:57 PM   #33 
     - They are to me.  asdjrocky   Aug-11-10 01:04 PM   #36 
     - It was a private farmer who planted it not the government  Confusious   Aug-11-10 01:52 PM   #39 
     - That Monsanto crap blows in the air and pollutes real crops. Unless  valerief   Aug-11-10 02:02 PM   #42 
     - Civil disobedience only applies to a government  Confusious   Aug-11-10 02:03 PM   #43 
        - I suggest you read up on Ghandi or  truedelphi   Aug-12-10 02:25 AM   #65 
           - That would be non-violence right?  Confusious   Aug-12-10 02:35 AM   #69 
              - Here's the problem - the farmer that is planting this nasty stuff  truedelphi   Aug-12-10 02:43 AM   #70 
              - Not that I like GM  Confusious   Aug-12-10 01:17 PM   #85 
                 - No proof of government sell out?  truedelphi   Aug-12-10 01:52 PM   #91 
                    - This is italy, not the United States or China.  Confusious   Aug-12-10 01:57 PM   #92 
                       - Yeah, it is Italy.  truedelphi   Aug-12-10 03:13 PM   #93 
                          - Yes I'm sure the mafia is shaking people down  Confusious   Aug-12-10 04:39 PM   #96 
              - No such thing as "violence" against a plant. Or do you not mow a lawn?  WinkyDink   Aug-12-10 07:58 AM   #81 
                 - So smashing someone's window isn't violence?  Confusious   Aug-12-10 01:08 PM   #84 
                    - Confusious, right now the real experts on property rights are the farmers  truedelphi   Aug-12-10 08:29 PM   #110 
                       - I don't care if you agree with it  Confusious   Aug-13-10 12:06 AM   #120 
                          - You need to understand who the real criminal against  truedelphi   Aug-14-10 02:03 PM   #132 
     - We closed down the WTO with civil disobedience for an entrie day.  asdjrocky   Aug-11-10 02:03 PM   #44 
     - Another person who doesn't get it  Confusious   Aug-11-10 02:05 PM   #45 
        - It depends on whose windows.  asdjrocky   Aug-11-10 02:08 PM   #49 
        - When a corporation makes things for the government  Confusious   Aug-11-10 02:12 PM   #50 
           - Is Monsanto a privet individual? nt  asdjrocky   Aug-11-10 02:14 PM   #51 
              - They didn't plant the crop, a private farmer did.  Confusious   Aug-11-10 02:17 PM   #53 
        - It was self defense.  roody   Aug-11-10 11:13 PM   #62 
           - Right  Confusious   Aug-11-10 11:54 PM   #64 
     - If the GM guy is using his property to destroy your property, it's self defense  eridani   Aug-12-10 04:29 AM   #73 
        - Well they were a little late then  Confusious   Aug-12-10 01:47 PM   #90 
           - And if the court system is bought and paid for by GM and other corporations?  eridani   Aug-12-10 06:16 PM   #101 
           - So I suppose you'll be starting your revolution soon then?  Confusious   Aug-12-10 06:40 PM   #103 
              - You're kidding, rightt? Italy is FAR more corrupt than we are  eridani   Aug-12-10 07:05 PM   #104 
                 - Still no proof.  Confusious   Aug-12-10 07:40 PM   #105 
           - Odd, the article says, in the first sentence, the protesters prevented the harvest.  laughingliberal   Aug-12-10 08:56 PM   #112 
              - I believe his point was that the pollen would already have been dispersed  petronius   Aug-12-10 09:14 PM   #113 
              - Time for some reading glasses  Confusious   Aug-12-10 11:57 PM   #118 
     - Fail for unsound reasoning  canetoad   Aug-12-10 02:49 AM   #71 
     - The farmer is the "criminal" here. So what are you talking about?  Agony   Aug-12-10 07:04 AM   #78 
     - How did he plant the corn illegally?  Confusious   Aug-12-10 01:40 PM   #88 
        - Doesn't look legal to me:  laughingliberal   Aug-12-10 10:37 PM   #114 
           - You didn't read that very well  Confusious   Aug-12-10 11:59 PM   #119 
              - I read it just fine. It said farmers could plant GM crops "provided they first obtained permission  laughingliberal   Aug-13-10 12:16 AM   #121 
                 - "Never finalized" is the keyword  Confusious   Aug-13-10 12:20 AM   #122 
                    - I take it to mean they can't grow it if a procedure for obtaining the permission is not finalized  laughingliberal   Aug-13-10 12:51 AM   #123 
                       - So that gives people the right to act like vigilates?  Confusious   Aug-13-10 08:13 AM   #124 
                          - I don't recall where I said that.  laughingliberal   Aug-13-10 11:28 AM   #125 
                             - I didn't say you said that, I was asking a question  Confusious   Aug-13-10 11:55 AM   #126 
                                - Kind of on the fence about it.  laughingliberal   Aug-13-10 12:06 PM   #127 
                                   - I'm the same  Confusious   Aug-13-10 12:25 PM   #128 
                                   - Crap dupe  Confusious   Aug-13-10 12:25 PM   #129 
     - Yes, when poisoning and impoverishing are deemed "legal". Are revolutions only for the 18thC?  WinkyDink   Aug-12-10 07:58 AM   #80 
        - What world do you live in?  Confusious   Aug-12-10 01:42 PM   #89 
  - Luddite vandalism.  EmilyKent   Aug-11-10 11:13 AM   #2 
  - I hope they don't. They are doing you a favor. nt  thereismore   Aug-11-10 11:16 AM   #5 
  - They aren't doing me any favors by trashing science,  EmilyKent   Aug-11-10 11:18 AM   #7 
  - But they weren't trashing science.  katsy   Aug-11-10 11:41 AM   #14 
  - Please don't post debunked items.  EmilyKent   Aug-11-10 11:42 AM   #15 
     - Debunked?  katsy   Aug-11-10 12:15 PM   #21 
        - Yes, debunked.  EmilyKent   Aug-11-10 12:22 PM   #24 
           - There's a problem here.  katsy   Aug-11-10 12:26 PM   #25 
              - The science and safety has long since been established.  EmilyKent   Aug-11-10 12:29 PM   #26 
                 - That's the problem.  katsy   Aug-11-10 12:39 PM   #27 
                 - Studies have been done for years.  EmilyKent   Aug-11-10 12:50 PM   #30 
                    - This study has not been debunked.  katsy   Aug-11-10 01:03 PM   #35 
                       - [crickets]  valerief   Aug-11-10 02:05 PM   #46 
                       - Organic is the way to go!  catgirl   Aug-12-10 04:53 PM   #97 
                 - You mean here?  Joe Chi Minh   Aug-12-10 05:34 PM   #99 
  - GM is not "science" its greed  arikara   Aug-11-10 11:55 AM   #16 
  - I don't intend to debate the science with you,  EmilyKent   Aug-11-10 11:59 AM   #19 
     - Nice defense of Monsanto  spiritual_gunfighter   Aug-11-10 12:08 PM   #20 
     - She may not understand bully tactics don't work at DU. nt  valerief   Aug-11-10 02:06 PM   #47 
        - Of the two posts up the thread from yours, which did you think was bullying?  petronius   Aug-12-10 03:29 PM   #94 
     - Poor misunderstood Monsanto.  arikara   Aug-11-10 12:15 PM   #22 
     - Shrug, lots of companies involved.  EmilyKent   Aug-11-10 12:21 PM   #23 
        - Not the only one, but certainly one of the very worst.  JohnyCanuck   Aug-11-10 12:46 PM   #28 
        - No, same as the rest.  EmilyKent   Aug-11-10 12:51 PM   #31 
           - Doesn't matter  arikara   Aug-11-10 06:50 PM   #60 
        - Yes but monsanto is negligent in conducting studies.  katsy   Aug-11-10 01:22 PM   #38 
     - What are you, an industry shill?  asdjrocky   Aug-11-10 01:06 PM   #37 
     - I think she is.  closeupready   Aug-11-10 01:57 PM   #41 
     - I don't know where you've debated before  Tsiyu   Aug-12-10 03:59 AM   #72 
     - that's just bullshit...  druidity33   Aug-12-10 09:30 AM   #82 
  - Oh, gawd. Not you guys again.  closeupready   Aug-11-10 01:56 PM   #40 
  - "Giggadittoes." - Proles for CorporoMutant, Chem-soaked Food Facsimile Crapola  SpiralHawk   Aug-12-10 07:20 AM   #79 
  - Criminal actions are alright when you agree with them? Nt  Confusious   Aug-11-10 12:57 PM   #34 
  - Luddite vandalism?  truedelphi   Aug-12-10 02:30 AM   #66 
  - Can't say that I blame them.  Hell Hath No Fury   Aug-11-10 11:15 AM   #3 
  - This shows that the US is not the only country with idiots.  theoldman   Aug-11-10 11:16 AM   #4 
  - WTF? GM foods obviously did not arise from evolution, and yes there is a big difference.  thereismore   Aug-11-10 11:19 AM   #8 
  - Non-GM varieties of corn, soybeans, tomatoes, apples, grapes, bananas....  trotsky   Aug-11-10 02:06 PM   #48 
     - The answer I believe  Johonny   Aug-11-10 02:33 PM   #55 
        - There will very soon be 7 billion people on this planet.  trotsky   Aug-11-10 02:51 PM   #57 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-11-10 05:01 PM   #59 
        - A stupid idea, since Vitamin A capsules in sufficient doses to prevent blindness-  eridani   Aug-12-10 05:21 AM   #74 
           - Exactly how is it stupid to get the vitamin in something they grow anyway,  trotsky   Aug-12-10 06:47 AM   #76 
              - GM rice is totally useless if it isn't physically possible to eat enough of it  eridani   Aug-12-10 06:24 PM   #102 
        - Terminator crops bad, non-terminator crops bad....  boppers   Aug-12-10 02:32 AM   #67 
  - Seriously?  arikara   Aug-11-10 11:57 AM   #17 
  - Because millions of seconds = millions of years in GMWorld. nt  valerief   Aug-11-10 02:17 PM   #54 
  - I see that you are not a scientist.  roody   Aug-11-10 11:17 PM   #63 
  - Americans in general haven't caught on yet to what is happening with Monsanto and  K Gardner   Aug-11-10 11:17 AM   #6 
  - I wonder how much  femrap   Aug-11-10 11:26 AM   #9 
  - need same in Mexico, where poor farmers are having to use Monsanto's GM seed  amborin   Aug-11-10 11:37 AM   #10 
  - Poor plants. Their "crime" was being born.  Jester Messiah   Aug-11-10 11:38 AM   #11 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-11-10 11:38 AM   #12 
  - Time to put more on ignore I guess  arikara   Aug-11-10 11:59 AM   #18 
  - Indeedily do! nt  valerief   Aug-11-10 02:16 PM   #52 
  - As the WWII fly boys used to say...  JohnyCanuck   Aug-11-10 12:50 PM   #29 
     - + 1000  felix_numinous   Aug-11-10 03:03 PM   #58 
  - good. nt  xchrom   Aug-11-10 11:41 AM   #13 
  - Echo chamber in here.  EmilyKent   Aug-11-10 12:53 PM   #32 
  - They wouldn't dare do this in the US - - Our farmers usually have firearms handy  Freddie Stubbs   Aug-11-10 02:36 PM   #56 
  - Let's take a lesson from Europe!  roody   Aug-11-10 11:12 PM   #61 
  - And yet they still feed DHMO to their children.  boppers   Aug-12-10 02:34 AM   #68 
  - k&r n/t  Wilms   Aug-12-10 05:45 AM   #75 
  - Now *there's* some of that far-left activism you hear so much about..  annabanana   Aug-12-10 06:49 AM   #77 
  - Why can't the American people pull themselves away from TV  Kalyke   Aug-12-10 09:35 AM   #83 
  - So to allegedly avoid the danger of dispersing pollen,  LTX   Aug-12-10 01:18 PM   #86 
  - & planted new seeds with their stomping feet  SoCalDem   Aug-12-10 03:46 PM   #95 
  - Actually, since the crops had matured  Recovered Repug   Aug-12-10 06:11 PM   #100 
  - Well, there is the other point of preventing the farmer from profiting from the GMO crop. n/m  laughingliberal   Aug-13-10 12:50 PM   #130 
  - Good.  Lucian   Aug-12-10 01:23 PM   #87 
  - Are the vandals, er, activists, going to reimburse the farmer for his  Obamanaut   Aug-12-10 05:24 PM   #98 
  - Later that evening, activists burn research papers so it can never happen again.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Aug-12-10 07:45 PM   #106 
  - I'm sure there are many research papers on Eugenics  Canuckistanian   Aug-12-10 07:54 PM   #107 
     - No there aren't.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Aug-12-10 07:57 PM   #108 
        - I think we have a misundertanding here  Canuckistanian   Aug-12-10 08:13 PM   #109 
           - What I'm saying is...  HiFructosePronSyrup   Aug-13-10 09:36 PM   #131 
              - what a stunningly ignorant comparison  BakedAtAMileHigh   Aug-14-10 02:23 PM   #133 
                 - They're fucking destroying science because they don't like it.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Aug-14-10 11:30 PM   #134 
  - K & R nt  laughingliberal   Aug-12-10 08:34 PM   #111 
  - K&R  Omaha Steve   Aug-12-10 10:38 PM   #115 
  - Between the Luddites on one hand and the creationists on the other, I'm worried.  nemo137   Aug-12-10 11:12 PM   #116 
  - This thread is a fantastic...barometer of sorts.  flvegan   Aug-12-10 11:25 PM   #117 
 

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