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Sun Jun 23, 2013, 08:54 PM

GMO crops set ablaze...

Though the controlled corporate media apparatus is suppressing the story, 40 tons of GMO crops were torched, prompting an FBI investigation. There has been a COMPLETE MEDIA BLACKOUT, outside of local circles has dared to mention it, perhaps because government fears that if the public learns that other people are getting fighting mad (literally), they might join in, and become an actual revolution. It was only reported locally live on KXL Radio and echoed by the Oregonian, where the ONLY web mention exists, hard to find because the headline wording is carefully avoids the most likely keywords for a search.

Here’s what happened — 40 Tons of GMO Sugar Beets were set ablaze in Eastern Oregon, yesterday. FORTY TONS — the entire acreage of two full fields of crops IN THE GROUND were set ablaze over a THREE NIGHT PERIOD OF TIME. That means ARSON.

Evidence is that 6,500 plants were destroyed BY HAND, ONE PLANT AT A TIME. That, in turn, implies A LOT OF PEOPLE were involved: would you want to stick around once a fire was going and wait to be discovered? No, someone (many someones) probably wanted to move as quickly as possible. WE ARE TALKING ABOUT A MOVEMENT, a kind of ORGANIZED REVOLT — and this is exactly the kind of retribution that many have warned was coming; when lawmakers and corporations refuse to honor the Constitution and instead engage in ‘legalized’ criminal acts such as enabled by the ‘Monsanto Protection Act.’

http://politicalblindspot.com/eco-revolution-gmo-crops-torched-in-america


Just found out This is true.

http://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/index.ssf/2013/06/genetically_engineered_sugar_b.html


looks like a lot of someone's are pissed...

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undergroundpanther Jun 2013 OP
PDJane Jun 2013 #1
annabanana Jun 2013 #2
roody Jun 2013 #3
starroute Jun 2013 #4
AnotherMcIntosh Jun 2013 #5
glinda Jun 2013 #26
N.I.B. Jun 2013 #6
nadinbrzezinski Jun 2013 #18
BlancheSplanchnik Jun 2013 #21
silvershadow Jun 2013 #7
99th_Monkey Jun 2013 #8
Taverner Jun 2013 #9
socialist_n_TN Jun 2013 #38
HiPointDem Jun 2013 #10
bunnies Jun 2013 #34
HiPointDem Jun 2013 #36
NoPasaran Jun 2013 #11
sulphurdunn Jun 2013 #12
AgingAmerican Jun 2013 #13
tritsofme Jun 2013 #14
mbperrin Jun 2013 #17
Ztolkins Jun 2013 #19
L0oniX Jun 2013 #35
marble falls Jun 2013 #15
loudsue Jun 2013 #16
pnwmom Jun 2013 #20
Coyotl Jun 2013 #22
blackspade Jun 2013 #28
Harmony Blue Jun 2013 #30
Luminous Animal Jun 2013 #23
flvegan Jun 2013 #24
love_katz Jun 2013 #25
Arctic Dave Jun 2013 #27
Harmony Blue Jun 2013 #29
Catherina Jun 2013 #31
arikara Jun 2013 #32
Tierra_y_Libertad Jun 2013 #33
MisterP Jun 2013 #37

Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 09:03 PM

1. It's long past time.

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 09:07 PM

2. my my my

Whad'ya know. . . .

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 09:26 PM

3. Wow.

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 09:28 PM

4. The return of monkeywrenching?

I've thought at times that it might be the only recourse when the government cuts off all legal options. But then I remember how easy it was for the government to round up members of Earth First! twenty years ago, because that sort of action leaves a lot of evidence.

My best guess now is that we're likely to see more of it, that the Monsanto's and TransCanada's of this world are terrified of it -- but also that the people who do it are likely to wind up with 20-year prison terms.

It'll be interesting to see what happens next.

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 09:40 PM

5. So they overlooked genetically modifying the sugar-beet plants to make them fire retardant.

 

Apparently, that will have to be put on the "to do" list.

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Response to AnotherMcIntosh (Reply #5)

Mon Jun 24, 2013, 01:03 AM

26. ha! Good one!

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 09:44 PM

6. Good

 

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Response to N.I.B. (Reply #6)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 11:15 PM

18. That cat never says good

 

He's grumpy damn it!

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Response to N.I.B. (Reply #6)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 11:37 PM

21. I think it's fitting that GrumpyCat has become the beloved National Meme!

She does not suffer fools!


Love this! Love this massive revolt!--especially because it's aimed at the right parties!

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 10:07 PM

7. Maybe it was spontaneous plant-life combustion. nt

 

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 10:13 PM

8. Apparently the Monsanto Protection Act forgot

 

to adequately fund putting up security cameras on every field of GMO crops,
so as to apprehend these hooligans. hee hee.

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 10:14 PM

9. Remember this always: Vandalism is not Violence

 

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Response to Taverner (Reply #9)

Mon Jun 24, 2013, 07:19 PM

38. EXACTLY! Something that a lot of people forget...

when they equate cops busting heads with a few windows getting broken.

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 10:16 PM

10. "a pair of privately-owned plots of land leased and managed by Syngenta...

 

a global agriculture corporation based in Basel, Switzerland."

says it all.

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Response to HiPointDem (Reply #10)

Mon Jun 24, 2013, 12:55 PM

34. Yep.

 

GMOs are banned in Switzerland so they come over here where poisoning the populous is a-ok. Screw em.

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Response to bunnies (Reply #34)

Mon Jun 24, 2013, 01:01 PM

36. +1. swiss corp treating US like a third-world country, with US cooperation.

 

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 10:27 PM

11. I guess it's time we see what this so-called surveillance state is good for

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 10:36 PM

12. I don't like sugar beets anyhow.

 

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 10:38 PM

13. The monkey wrench gang

 

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 10:46 PM

14. You think criminal actions like this are something to be proud of?

Interesting...

We are clearly on the brink of revolution...The rhetoric used here is nothing short of ridiculous.

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Response to tritsofme (Reply #14)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 11:13 PM

17. What's criminal? Companies making it impossible to use good farming practices, like

holding back for your own seeds next season, been done for thousands of years?

If their GMO crop cross-pollinates with yours, you have to pay them for your own crop, instead of them being guilty of trespassing on your property.

You know, when you get people in a corner, few will just curl up and die - they're liable to come right out of there.

I really am not too interested in foreign companies who farm in this country anyway.

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Response to tritsofme (Reply #14)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 11:16 PM

19. What other option is there...

For people who are losing everything, and when the government does not listen?

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Response to tritsofme (Reply #14)

Mon Jun 24, 2013, 12:57 PM

35. Paul Revere was a leaker ...and a criminal.

 

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 11:02 PM

15. Cool beans.

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 11:08 PM

16. Thanks for this, UGP, and I hope it is just the beginning

of a battle that needs to happen to save the planet from Monsanto.

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 11:30 PM

20. I don't get how a fire destroys plants "by hand, one plant at a time."

How could this be true?

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 11:38 PM

22. This was big news in Oregon and it was on DU, so no news blackout!

 

In fact, the feds are the ones spreading the news and asking for help solving the crimes.

Genetically engineered sugar beets destroyed in southern Oregon
http://www.democraticunderground.com/10023062715

I assume these were seed crops:

Genetically engineered sugar beets destroyed in southern Oregon
http://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/index.ssf/2013/06/genetically_engineered_sugar_b.html
By Kimberly A.C. Wilson, The Oregonian on June 20, 2013

Federal investigators are asking the public to help solve middle-of-the-night crimes that left ruined fields of genetically engineered sugar beets in rural Jackson County.

The crop destruction took place over the course of two separate nights in early June, when an unknown individual or group destroyed about 6,500 sugar beet plants genetically engineered to stand up to the herbicide Roundup on a pair of privately-owned plots of land leased and managed by Syngenta.

The first act of what the FBI considers "economic sabotage and a violation of federal law involving damage to commercial agricultural enterprises," took place during the night of June 8, when about 1,000 sugar beet plants on one property were destroyed. Three nights later, the destruction continued on another property, where another 5,500 plants were ruined.

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Response to Coyotl (Reply #22)

Mon Jun 24, 2013, 08:19 AM

28. .....

I love it when they use terms like: economic sabotage. It has a much more corporatist, authoritarian ring to it.

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Response to blackspade (Reply #28)

Mon Jun 24, 2013, 08:21 AM

30. LMAO!

Sad but true.

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 11:39 PM

23. Good.

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 11:41 PM

24. Arson. Here's where certain aunts and I part ways.

You can't control fire, so don't do it.

I think this is where I'm supposed to hash tag Earth First! and the ELF but I can only extend my hypocrisy so far, lol!

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 11:53 PM

25. +1

Seems like the people in our government who are beholden to nasty corporations like Monsanto forgot a few things...like someone said upthread, if you leave people backed into a corner, with no way to fight back, not everyone is going to lie down peacefully and let them trample over them.

I think that our collective welfare is more important than the destruction of property. Food is so very basic, and their are huge problems with not just the GMO food itself, but with corporate control over our food supply. This whole business is a huge issue, including foreign companies coming in, buying up local farm land, and taking over the food supply through patent laws, pollution of the ground water, etc. I have had personal experience with being sickened from exposure to Round-up when I worked on a rhododendron farm back in the early eighties.

I am sure agent Mike is listening, but I applaud people standing up for what we stand on. Planet Earth is our most basic sponsor, anyway, not the corporations.

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Mon Jun 24, 2013, 01:56 AM

27. Buuuuurrrrrrnnnnn!

 

Not going to lose sleep over this.

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Mon Jun 24, 2013, 08:20 AM

29. What a shame....

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Mon Jun 24, 2013, 08:26 AM

31. Hope they never find out who because the new rules say they're terrorists n/t

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Mon Jun 24, 2013, 12:51 PM

32. Good job.

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Mon Jun 24, 2013, 12:53 PM

33. Tsk. Tsk.

 

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Response to undergroundpanther (Original post)

Mon Jun 24, 2013, 05:39 PM

37. if you zombie-proof, you don't have to zombie-fight!

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