Category Archives: Pono Right to Know Politicians

Russell Ruderman Defends the Haters of Technology

Once again, the anti-GMO club is up in arms with the latest Star Advertiser article that was headline news regarding the lawsuit by papaya farmers.  One of which is a State Senator, Russell Ruderman, who wrote a letter to the editor in today’s paper(subscription needed).

Here’s a statement that he made in his letter to the editor…

For all of us involved in the GMO issue, it is clear that an individual farmer is an inappropriate target for GMO anger, and no one advocates vandalism.

Senator Ruderman must not live here in Hawaii because he clearly does not know about the threats that have been made by the very activists he supports.  Just look what has been said here in the Hawaii social media scene.

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Of course he aligns with these folks too…

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If you saw all of this on the social media, as a farmer, what would you think?  Ruderman apparently thinks that there is nothing to worry about!  We all know that he’s participating in the misinformation campaign himself.

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Senator Ruderman, why do you keep associating with these people and fear mongering yourself?  You and other activists have created so much fear in people that people have turned that fear into hate towards this technology.  It’s sad that a leader is fanning the flames of fear also during work time at the legislature.

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You must clearly know that it is safe because you do consume foods that are GMOs while at fundraisers and also wear it on your back.  Could it be profit over people for your Islands Natural Food stores?

And, how does he know that it isn’t an anti-GMO activist destroying crops?  Is he that close and that he knows this bit of information?

Russell Ruderman Sorts GMO Facts from Fiction???

It’s really interesting that Senator Russell Ruderman who has a degree in biology and owns 4 natural food stores on the Big Island is now going to do a column about the facts and fiction of GMOs.  Somehow, an organic shill plans on writing facts about something he has openly criticized?

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Of course his post lacks a shred of evidence or citation to back up his claims of facts.  That is something very common on bogus articles, which leads us to the conclusion that he needs to rename his column as “GMO Fictions and Fears.”  Fears are a great way to make a profit in those stores everyday!

Russell Ruderman: Right to Know Who You Are

Before you start to read this post, please read the following definition of slander:

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As you research more on the leaders of the A’ole GMO movement, you start to find a lot of discrepancies in what they say and do.  It’s all documented front and center on the internet and somehow changes in emails.  Note this email from Russell Ruderman on his credentials of his degree:

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Okay, if he has his genetics degree, when exactly did he get it? What does the research on him say:

He got his degree nearly 40 years ago!  The technology now and then is so advanced and I can’t imagine that he has kept up with it.  He’s been running his Islands Naturals Deli and Market for several decades already.  Is pumping up your science credentials going to affect my opinion of you?  Why didn’t he just say that he has a BS in Biology to begin with in his email instead of being coy about it?

And about that Right to Know campaign bit…

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**If you plan on commenting on this post as being slanderous, the evidence is presented and received from the source himself.  How is your own presentation of yourself with discrepancies slanderous?**