As my readers know, I’m not a fan of GMO labeling. The real route to victory has always been banning GMOs.
Ban, not label.
But I’m also not a fan of vote fraud. Which is what just happened in Oregon, where a recount of a very close election turned into a criminal act.
In November, Prop 92, which would have mandated labeling GMO food products in the state, went down to defeat by 800 votes.
That razor-thin margin triggered an automatic recount, by law.
During the recount, 4600 ballots were thrown out, because the signatures on those ballots didn’t match the signatures on the voters’ registration cards.
Oregon does elections by mail, so matching signatures is the way to prevent cheating.
When the 4600 ballots were rejected, lawyers for Prop 92 went to court to protest. They stated that some of these rejected voters never received notification that they had to provide new signatures. Other voters might have been out of town and never knew what was going on. And in general, voters were never informed that their signatures had to match.
Judge Kantor denied the assertions and allowed the recount to continue, minus the 4600 ballots.
The Prop 92 people just conceded the election. Read the rest of this entry »
Is it possible that the use of genetic engineering in agriculture is referred to in Scripture? And if so, just what are the consequences of this practice?
Even if you do not believe in a Creator, one thing that cannot be overlooked is the following section of Isaiah from the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible:
Isa 17:10 Because thou hast forgotten the God of thy salvation, and hast not been mindful of the rock of thy strength, therefore shalt thou plant pleasant plants, and shalt set it with strange slips:
Isa 17:11 In the day shalt thou make thy plant to grow, and in the morning shalt thou make thy seed to flourish: but the harvest shall be a heap in the day of grief and of desperate sorrow.
Now let’s go to the Strong’s Concordance and look up “set,” “strange,” “slips” and “heap:” Read the rest of this entry »
If you had any doubt about the boldfaced sham that “democracy” is, that doubt should be completely alleviated now. The people in Hawaii County voted that they did not want GMOs.
…in addition to banning any new GMO crops. The bill forbids any open-air testing or production of genetically modified crops. It also prohibits farmers from growing any new GMO crops but grandfathers in those that are already being grown, such as the Rainbow papaya.
The court overruled that vote in favor of the biggest pro-GMO agricultural corporation of all – state and federal biotech interests. Read the rest of this entry »