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"We hereby grant Americans the Right to Ignorance." - Congress, Inc.

The tragically flawed, corporately designed GMO-labeling bill passed a cloture vote on Wednesday evening, and thus seems certainly headed for passage.

The legislation will mandate GMO labeling nationwide but allow food companies to choose between using symbols, electronic codes, or packaging language—totally inaccessible, complex and confusing methods that will certainly frustrate and baffle consumers. The bill will also undo Vermont's landmark labeling law, which went into effect July 1.

Glyphosate Herbicides Cause Tragic Phosphorus Poisoning of Lake Erie

Damn it. It feels like the chemical GMO* industrial corporations are trying to poison the whole freaking planet. This crap is in wine, beer, almost every processed food, and the tampons our wives, daughters and sisters rely on. WTF? This is so sick. There is no excuse for poisoning America systematically to garner financial profit for a few - that is just another foul expression of sick Republican-style Values.

No wonder people get honked off when Chem Trolls come around to bash clean, organic food, and to make excuses for these kinds of escalating CHEMICAL GMO horror episodes.

July 4, 2016 - "A new study by experts from Ohio Northern University in the U.S. has shown that glyphosate herbicides are a main cause of the tragic phosphorus poisoning of Lake Erie, which has been causing an increase of harmful algae blooms that foul drinking water and kill fish...."



THE STORY - http://sustainablepulse.com/2016/07/04/glyphosate-herbicides-cause-tragic-phosphorus-poisoning-of-lake-erie/#.V31rxWOOt0d

* Well over 80% of the GMO crops are part of a profiteering industrial chemical ag scheme that depends on the use of the deadly herbicide glyphosate to kill weeds, as well as to kill the microbes that make a soil healthy and alive.

GMO corporations pervert government oversight - conflicts of interest

The GMO corporations and their army of internet and Chem Trolls is at it again, distorting the science and the facts of the matter concerning industrial GMO manipulations of the food chain.

The GMO corporations continue to undermine the integrity and honesty of science. No wonder so many people have ceased trusting science, since Corporate Science, Inc. has so perverted it.

What GMO corps have done to the reputation of science is criminal. Read and weep:

"A letter from academics, non-profits and farmer groups indicts the lack of balance, perspective and independence among so-'experts' chosen to carry out a new taxpayer-funded National Academy study.

"The study will advise the federal government on how to overhaul regulations concerning GMOs—including novel biotechnology products developed using synthetic biology and other techniques, such as DNA "editing".

"The new study is being conducted by the National Research Council’s (NRC) Committee on Future Biotechnology Products and Opportunities to Enhance Capabilities of the Biotechnology Regulatory System.

"Despite a federal law that prohibits biased committees with conflicts of interests, two committee members (out of 13) are industry employees, six have conflicts of interest and no representatives of consumer, farmer or public interest groups have been included by the Academy.

https://www.independentsciencenews.org/news/conflicts-at-national-academy-advisory-panel-on-gmo-regulation/

Russian State Duma Passes Total Ban on GMO Crops and Animals

A kick in the keester for "Corporate So-called Science" and an embrace of common sense as dictated by actual independent science. Too bad - a true pity - that the USDA and FDA are essentially 'Captured Agencies' and serve not the people of the USA, but the corporate chemical-GMO machine.

"Russia’s State Duma adopted Friday the third and final reading of a government bill that introduces a total ban on the cultivation and breeding in Russia of genetically modified (GM) plants and animals, except for scientific research purposes."

http://sustainablepulse.com/2016/06/25/russian-parliament-passes-total-ban-on-gmo-crops-and-animals/#.V3K5yGOOt0c

Romney-Cruz - Holy Moley Republican ticket

Why can't Repubes have two "chosen ones" on the ticket?

Or is that logically inconsistent? No matter. This is the Republican Party we're talking about, and so logic and consistency are irrelevant.

Boycott the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Blowback Time.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce really needs to hear from the public, and to be publicly spanked for joining a freaking anti-solar crusade, as detailed in the OP started by babylonsister:

I'm sure they will welcome comments from American consumers (aka human beings) via email and social media. Contact: https://www.uschamber.com/about-us/chamber-commerce-the-united-states-america-contact-us

U.S. Chamber of Commerce joins anti-solar crusade
By Ben Adler on Jun 15, 2016

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the latest conservative group to start spreading anti-solar messages. In an email sent to supporters on Wednesday, the chamber attacks net metering, a policy in place in many states that pays people with solar panels on their roofs for the electricity they feed into the grid.

Bablylonsister OP with the details: http://www.democraticunderground.com/10027925510#post9

Yet another GMO failure: Golden Rice a badass boondoggle

Science Daily has just served up yet another example of how the massive GMO PR campaigns, and the armies of corporate trolls, have relentlessly created a vast bogus story about the alleged "benefits" of GMOs that over time has proved to be a crock of dangerously wrong BS.

"Heralded on the cover of Time magazine in 2000 as a genetically modified (GMO) crop with the potential to save millions of lives in the Third World, Golden Rice is still years away from field introduction and even then, may fall short of lofty health benefits still cited regularly by GMO advocates, suggests a new study."

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/06/160602220711.htm
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