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Never Trust the Right to Know Mob

Once again, the Right to Know mob is at again with the fear mongering.  Now they have gotten their kids to be the puppets of these parents with this petition to label GMOs.  Hector Valenzuela is also joining in on this skull and crossbones campaign.

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Just read on at some of the comments people left on the petition also.

  • Erika Preuss KAPAA, HI
  • Our young people know what is right, that we have the right to know what is in our food! We have worked for years to convince our youth to eath ‘healthy’ foods – and now that they are finally listening – the message we are sending them by not labeling GMO is a negative one. How can we teach our children to read labels, and know what’s in their food, avoid junk food etc.. and then turn around and tell them they don’t have the right to KNOW what is in their food? My kids tell me that it makes no sense, and I agree! We have a right to know ALL ingredients in our food. If it is unique and different enough to be PATENTED, then it is not a typical normal food. Remember, the biotech industry keeps telling us that GMO’s are the ‘same’ as regular food – while in the same breath they tell us they are different, unique and patented (and they defend those patents by vigorously suing farmers) – So which is it? Either they are not different and normal, or they are unique and different, and PATENTED. The industry cannot have it both ways – and we deserve the RIGHT TO KNOW all of the ingredients, ALL of the ingredients in our food. Especially the patented ones.

  • Dana Keawe PAHOA, HI
  • We have the right to know what is in our food. Please label our food.

  • There are a growing number of consumers who are concerned about GMOs and have consciously boycotted products that are not labeled NON GMO or Organic. This puts every company who use crops that are Genetically Modified at risk of market failure. Everyone is paying the price for a few. Consumers look for product information on the label to make educated choices, especially when choosing food.

    Consumers who have food allergies rely heavily on proper labeling and AVOID products that are not clearly labeled.

    Gluten Free labeling is a recent example of a labeling law that doesn’t go far enough to help consumers, as it only refers to gluten found in wheat, and does not take into consideration gluten from barley, rye, or oats. While users appreciate the label, they often find themselves at risk because the product does in fact contain gluten.

    Clear laws that include EVERY form of GM/GE products should be properly labeled on ALL food, even that which is consumed by animals.

  • larry schneider KILAUEA, HI
  • why do i need to bill to obtain information and/or knowledge? do we live in nazi germany, or mccarthy era USA?

  • Ann Evans MAKAWAO, HI
  • The YOUTH are smart enough to realize their future!

  • Jen Richmond HILO, HI
  • Our keiki are being used as test subjects w/o their (and our) consent. We all have a right to decide what we will eat, and whose products we will buy. We also have the right to VOTE, and I, for one, will exercise that right to elect officials who listen to their constituents, not mega-corporations.

  • I like that the youth of tomorrow are getting informed and taking charge of their health and the environment they will live with and for future generations. GOOD LUCK and may GOD Bless !

 

Note that Larry Schneider also made this same comment too about GE food, with Gary Hooser’s endorsement also.  They openly admit to scaring people!

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What’s the biggest joke is that they claim that they want the right to know and that a label from the government is going suddenly make them trust it again.  They never trusted the state or Governor Abercrombie’s efforts to work with the seed companies with the right to know issue, so they went ahead and passed their own faulty laws.  Is a label on GE foods really going to suddenly make these right to knowers trusting of government again?  Yeah right.  It isn’t going to fix anyone.  They should ask their own industry to label food as GMO Free since they trust organic so much more than anyone else.

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Malama the A’ina, Pono Preachers: They aren’t the Rubbah Slippah Folks

After seeing numerous hate comments and nastiness among the A’ole crowd, I started asking myself as to why these folks seem to not embody the local style spirit?  Do these folks, who are demonizing farmers across our state, have any roots to plantation style culture?  To me, they do not speak or act with the rubbah slippah folks, a term coined by Richard Ha.  Let’s see who these folks really are…

Nomi Carmona of the Babes Against Biotech: Ms. No Aloha #1 from Corona, California

The leader of the Babes Against Biotech is Nomi Carmona.  She loves to speak in her Hawaiian phrases and such and says how she wants to protect the aina.  Lo and behold, her home aina is not Hawaii!  Maybe her name needs to be Nomi California!

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Jessica Mitchell aka Senator Nishihara’s “Go Back to Japan” Girl and Babes Against Biotech from Sacramento, California

Another notorious BAB is Jessica Mitchell, who made her name known across the land as the “Go Back to Japan” message to Senator Nishihara.  What would happen if someone left her a message, “Go back to California!”

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Representative Jessica Wooley “I want a label” legislator and I Love BABs from Scottsdale, Arizona

She has her roots in the local plantation style ways because she was born and raised on the plantations of Arizona and schooled in California.

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Earthjustice Attorney Paul Achitoff “GMOs are being shoved down our throats” lawyer not from Hawaii

He speaks for the local people every since he landed in Hawaii in 1990.  Definitely has his roots in local ways and ancestors from the plantations.  He’s protecting farmers too? Really?

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Jeri Di Pietro of Hawaii SEED from California

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Meet More Local Voices who Spread Hate Love To our Farmers

Here’s just a small picking of the members of the GMO Free groups in Hawaii that are on the social media.  Take a good look as to where they are from and it isn’t from our plantations.

Celeste Harvel aka “Chop Down your GMO papayas” Morro Bay, California

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Robert Bueller the “Ask Hooser A Question Plant” on Olelo from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Jack Adam Weber aka “Civil Beat A’ole 10-4” from Middletown, Connecticut

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Patrick Coan of Lompoc, California

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Terrillyn West aka “Eat your GMO poisons no local would ever say that” lady

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Tek Nickerson aka “Banned from a Hawaii Biotech Page” from Cos Cob, Connecticut

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Maggie Sergio aka “Huffpo We’re Being Poisoned Writer” from New York

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Maya Wanczyk aka “Banned from Hawaii Biotech Pages” from Treasure Island, Florida

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Felicia Alongi Cowden aka A’ole GMO Radio Broadcaster from Prescott, Arizona

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James Trujillo from Santa Clara, California

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Kalalau Red aka “New Native” from Hopatacong, New Jersey

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Carolyn Fay Spector aka Dr. James Brewbaker Wanted Poster Chic from San Diego, California

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Mitsuko Hayakawa aka A’ole GMO Moms Club Ringleader from Los Angeles, California

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Kerri Petterson Marks aka GMO Free Kauai Club from Iowa City, Iowa

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Leeona Thompson aka Dylan Hooser’s Girlfriend From Texas

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Megan Fox Pittsley aka Disparage a Small Farmer’s Yelp Page Chic from Middleboro, Massachusetts

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Sarah Chi Smith aka “Banned from Pro Biotech Pages” from Wellesley, Massachusetts

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Karen Chun aka Civil Beat Cut and Paste GMO Expert from Stanford, California

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Sara Jo Thompson Irons aka “I hope you and Chuck have children with birth defects” from Fayetteville, Tennessee

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Christi A’ole GMO Demuth aka “Drink Your RoundUp” mother from California

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Robert Zelkovsky aka “I’ve been Banned from Pro GMO Hawaii fame” from New York

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Take a look at more “local” faces from the Kauai Midweek…  Where’s the descendants from the plantation workers???

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Now that you’ve seen the faces and where they are from, look at what they have said publicly to others across the social media…

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The vile comments seen here make it very obvious and clear that these people are not the rubbah slippah folks.  They can easily speak the lingo of malama the a’ina, and pono, but you can’t find a shred of it in what they say or do to farmers and others.  These people never knew what “small kid time” meant or what it means to be local.  They do not share the plantation style values of respect and coexistence that was taught back in those days.  This is a well bankrolled campaign paid for by lots of mainland monies to spread mainland values and destroy local ways.

They are not the local voices that should be heard.  Time to hear out the real local folks that know how to act and speak the true pono way…  The farmers!

Bullying Tactics Front and Center by the Mob

The leader of the A’oles had something to say the other day…

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He makes as if he wants to be good neighbors but his followers state the obvious that no such plan would ever work.

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The A’oles have also decided what their next strategy will be too…

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And if they don’t get their way, this is what they have decided…

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Finally, their last plan of action is this…

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So if the politicians don’t cave to the mob, this is what they’ll get.

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Somewhere along the line, they forgot the advice of their other leader…

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Mr. Achitoff knows full well that repeated scare tactics in these turns people irrational eventually down the line.  They are all scared and mad thanks to a former board member of your parent group who preached this…

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When you read all of this, who looks like the bully here?

Linn Stevenson: Obama and Bill Gates Eats Only Organic?

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When you start to expose misinformation being stated by politicians and call it out, this is the kind of commentary I get, courtesy of the A’oles.  Linn Stevenson, please take some time to read this link as my response to your comment.  Yes, I do eat GMOs!  Why do you think I blog about it?

Helen Lovell Says Biotech Farmers Have No Aloha

Just when you thought things would quiet down a bit here in Hawaii, it never fails that the no aloha folks are bursting at the seams to spew their comments again.  Meet Helen Lovell, who apparently is a nurse:

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She believes that papaya farmers deserve no aloha for using biotech to grow their crops. But how exactly does one grow “nasty garbage?”

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She apparently thinks that there is no aloha when people speak up against these activists, and that anyone who does is a troublemaker.  Of course, they only want their voices heard and not anyone else’s.

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You also know that Vandana Shiva has recently been to the islands when they borrow her terminology of “raping the land.”

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Then she goes on to say that threats made against the Mayor were made by my little corn friend, Frank n Foode…(seriously?).  I can’t quite figure out why I would need to threaten the Mayor but she has something in her mind that there is a reason for it.  They still can’t figure out that they themselves are looking bad because of the nature of their commentaries.

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Last but not least, Helen has to throw in an insult.  No surprise at all for that is the Kauai A’ole way.

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As much as these folks love to talk about them being pono and having lots of aloha, it is clear that they have no clue about it already.  Same goes for their leader, Gary Hooser and his antics.  Monkey see, monkey do.

The Representatives of the GMO Free Club of Kauai

Funny how the news stories explicitly stated that the threats to the mayor were not representative of the anti-GMO movement.  Then another supporter said that they are 0.01% of the activists and that there is no engaging with these folks.  Really Aria Juliet? Interesting because you’ll find all of these people in the GMO Free Kauai group.

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These misguided people seem the be the very ones that Hooser and Bynum are associating with.  The writing is on the wall.  Do you actually think that the public is oblivious to this?

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When you put it all together, you get a better view of what the whole picture looks like…

Here’s Christi Demuth’s twitter feed on what she thinks.  She’s a well know A’ole to everyone from Kevin Folta to Karl Haro-Von Mogel:

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Then there is Sol Kahn:

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No names needed here, they proudly put their comments out:

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From the Babes Against Biotech Facebook Page

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Erika Morningstar

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More anti-aloha sentiment:

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Here is Brent Norris on the Pro GMO page:

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More of Christi:

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Here’s Megan Fox:

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Another BABs supporter:

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Then there is Joanna CastrowheelerDelaMata:

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More Kauai aloha stars:

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Megan Fox once again:

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Then there is Sara Jo Thompson:

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One more anti-aloha commenter:

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Then there is the Ohana O Kauai crew in their petition against Chuck Lasker:

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Alicia Hoyer is yet another A’ole posting her love towards the mayor:

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Dustin Barca sends this message:

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Here’s more commentary from others like James Chuck Ridings:

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Then there’s Leimomi Kalanihuia:

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And Mav Black.

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From the Pro GMO page also with Fern Anuenue.

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And the anti-aloha just goes on and on.

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Then let’s not forget about the GMO Reaper Geoff Morris:

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Then there is also Kurtis Kunesh:

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Note that all of these comments were found in the social media and posted publicly and sent in!  Amazingly though, there are some level heads in the bunch but apparently not enough of them:

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Hooser and Bynum’s Land of No Aloha Activists!

So it has been big news that the anti-GMO Bill 2491 was vetoed by Mayor Carvalho just a few days ago.  Did you ever think that it would be peaceful, calm, and quiet?

Meet the activists of Kauai and see how they treat their leaders.

It is not a surprise that the same activists who disrespect farmers, graffiti roadways, threaten to destroy crops and equipment, and put nasty commentaries all over the social media have shown their true colors once again for all to see.  They can’t see that there are flaws in the bill that would cause significant headaches for the county to deal with based on existing statutes already in place.  One of them being the Hawaii Right to Farm Act.

Just read the commentary coming out from the Babes Against Biotech leader, Nomi Carmona.

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Then go to her Babes Against Biotech page and you’ll find many more lovely comments about the Mayor’s decision to veto the flawed law.

Let’s call the Mayor lovely names by James Kealii Kam.

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Then another one from Michael Huskey criticizing the Mayor.

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Then there is Jason Kalani who promotes the use of violence and threats to get their way.

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Don’t forget what Ricky Murray has to say about the Mayor.

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Here’s more lovingly written comments on the Hawaii News Now post about the veto by Kristin Steinkamp and Bigkine.

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Here’s another winning comment by Mahea N Umi, of course not backed up by evidence, just heresy:

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And another one from Stephanie Bogan, of course downplaying the threatening language being used as acceptable due to laws for freedom of speech:

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Then there is Rey Kamakani and his lovely quote to the mayor:

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And let’s also not forget some new comments about GMO that came out right after the veto on the Hawaii GMO Justice Coalition page.

Here’s a very nice person named Donna French who has a clear message to send to biotech supporters:

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Then there is another person named Patric Coan who has a lot to say about his plans for biotech crops:

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Then there is also the GMO reaper on Kauai:

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And yet another one from Kurtis Kunesh.

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We can’t forget that the very person who insisted on passing this law (his initials are G.H.) did not even consider preexisting statutes that would jeopardize it.  Didn’t he and the other County Council members take an oath of office, same as Mayor Carvalho?

“I solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully support the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, the Constitution and laws of the State of Hawaii and the Charter and laws of the County of Kauai, and conscientiously and impartially discharge my duties as ________ of the County of Kauai.”

He continues to refuse to acknowledge that this hate is being spewed by the very activists he supports.  Its like it doesn’t exist in his eyes.  He just continually incites the A’oles with the same information not even bothering to actually state the facts to them about the existing statutes and legal issues.  Could this be a way of keeping people in the dark, just like the tactics of Babes Against Biotech and Hawaii GMO Justice Coalition?

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His son unfortunately is no different in that he didn’t even bother to read the attorney general’s opinion on the law or even consider the fact that it was flawed to begin with.  Which politician is adhering to their oath of office to uphold the laws of the state, federal, and county?  It’s the mayor.  But these folks are now ticked off and don’t care how they express it.

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Many activists feel that it is their “right” to act the way they want because they are unhappy. But do they indeed have the evidence and data to support what they are saying?  No, never, and all that is evident are hateful comments like these, with no basis in truth or fact.  These are indeed the faces of the anti-GMO movement here in Kauai but many news articles state otherwise that they do not represent the movement.  Are you kidding?

Look in the mirror and see if you’d like others to remember you that way, captured on the social media forever.  Is there room for yelling, threats of riots and violence in law making? Of course, I’d probably get a comment here saying once again that there is no aloha on my point of view.  Really?  Everything is justified and it doesn’t matter how its done?  Remember, that if you are posting threats, say rotten stuff, calling that there is no aloha, stop posting and doing stuff that is reflective of that.  Then there would be nothing to write about on this blog.  It is hopeful, but not likely at this point.