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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?**

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The Constituents that Wooley, Hooser. & Gabbard Listen To

Jessica Wooley, Gary Hooser, and Tulsi Gabbard proudly proclaim that they are listening to the people when they are supporting bills like labeling.  So who are these people that they are working with?

Just take a look below to meet their constituents…

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The Babes Against Biotech Facebook page from their World Food Day March.

This is interesting because many of their supporters and followers were upset about the Boobs Against Biology page.  They like to parody others but then hate to be parodied themselves.

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Activists see no problem with this photo. Have your young child carry a sign with an expletive on it so that other children can see it too.  From the Babes Against Biotech Facebook page.

Jessica Wooley, Gary Hooser, and Tulsi Gabbard are always proud to proclaim that they are listening to their constituents.  Really, is this who you’d want to listen to to make laws?  Forget what the farmers have to say about this issue, politicians like them rather align with these folks.  What has been the activists’ contribution to Hawaii agriculture or to feeding people?  Nothing.

Meanwhile, these activists come up to farmers at the farmers’ markets and are asked, “Is this organic?” If the answer is no, then their produce is thrown back on the table in disgust.  What are these activists doing at the farmers’ markets to begin with?  If they don’t agree with how farmers are growing things, shouldn’t they be growing their own food and leaving them alone?  A’oles can’t do that.  They have to be rude & bully the small farmer to try and convince them to grow things the A’ole way.  That’s some aloha alright!

Nearly a year ago, the labeling bill came into play during the legislative session.  In response to the hysteria going on and the impact that it would have on local farmers, I sent a letter to all of the Senators and Representatives.  I did not get replies from most of them but I did get some from the A’ole GMO ones.  One of them was Senator Mike Gabbard.  Here’s his response…

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If you click on his link of the “proof” of the dangers of GMOs, can you guess what you get? Sadly, I got the debunked Seralini study.

The emails went back and forth and it was learned that he is a tried and true A’ole GMO.  This even further acknowledges his radical stance on GMOs by the revelation that he follows the “RoundUp causes every single disease on earth” paper:

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Little does he know that the author, Stephanie Seneff is not a biologist, geneticist, or even a molecular biologist but a computer scientist in artificial intelligence.  Not only that but her so-called “paper” is published in the physical science journal Entropy along with her co-author Anthony Samsel, an environmental activist who is also a chemical engineer.  Does Mike Gabbard not see any problems with this?  If you simply do a Google search under “debunking Stephanie Seneff,” you’ll find out what’s wrong with her paper.  Notoriously, the biggest of their debunked claims was that of a retracted study by Dr. Andrew Wakefield,  listed as a reference.

If you would like to know even more about Mike Gabbard’s stance on commercial farming, just do a Google search of “Mike Gabbard Organic Industry.”  He’s been a long time A’ole GMO club member!  No wonder he wants a label!

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He and his daughter, Tulsi, have also been active with the Hawaii Health Coalition that they founded and even received a $25K non-bid contract to spread their “healthy environmental messages” paid by taxpayers.

Mike and Tulsi Gabbard are staunchly anti-biotech as evidenced by their participation in the recent Community Plant and Seed Exchange.  Just take a look at who’s involved with this event:

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One of the sponsors at the bottom of the flier, a cultural food activist, is just another A’ole aloha person, for we which I found this comment from him directed at farmers and an executive of the HCIA:

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It’s amazing how these leaders portray the “organic is superior” and “we are about saving the environment and nature” and so on bit but continue to associate with the most A’ole aloha people around!

So as we can see Mike Gabbard is clearly an A’ole GMO club leader, and he supports the A’ole aloha folks who are so respectful and polite in how they express their views.

What did you say???

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The A’ole GMO club likes to use the powerful reach of the internet to claim the most outrageous “facts.” Here are some of my favorites:

Meet this lovely young lady who posted this comment on a biotech page:

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Someone needs to tell this young lady that there is something called the NOP, or National Organic Program.  It even has a list of approved chemicals for use on organic farms.  I have a feeling that she doesn’t quite understand what chemicals mean.  Let’s start with education about atoms, electrons, etc…

Also, I did receive this tweet that chemicals grow chemicals from someone wanting the Kauai A’ole GMO bill to pass:

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I can’t quite figure out how chemicals grow chemicals because mine haven’t changed or grown yet.

Meet our professed farmer friend who also posted this comment:

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Unbelievable that GMO sources are being used to get Vitamin C.  Vitamin C is also know as ascorbic acid.  Where ever the source is, it will never contain GMO because it is a chemical as in all vitamins.  Now where do we find DNA?  Living things!  He’s been reading way too much from the Organic Consumer’s Association.

Here’s a very insightful comment posted on a farm page:

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Interesting enough that so many A’ole GMO club members continue to state that GMOs are deadly when over three trillion meals have been served and not a single documented death or illness has occurred.  That doesn’t happen in the other industry where deaths and illness have been happening more than they’d like to admit.  How can this be???

Here’s a lovely pair of comments that go together like peanut butter and jelly as Hawaii GMO Justice Coalition stated previously:

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For one, if we say that eating GMOs makes one infertile, how in the world can biotech companies ever poison these children if they are never even born???  And if we were all poisoned by the evil companies feeding us GMOs, what good are dead consumers no longer alive and able to buy their products?  Hmm… You poison your customers, make them infertile and dead, who’s left to fill the coffers of money?

You know you really don’t know anything about genetics when you make this kind of comment that only A’ole would agree with:

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If you really want to know what’s wrong with this, learn from National Geographic’s article on genetics.  There’s a great educational game on that page that each and every A’ole should do instead of reading Natural News and other bunk sites.

Meet this Mom who is GMO Free and also free of some neurons:

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Bt toxin and papayas eh?  Let’s do some research about Bt and what its used for.  It’s used to control a type of worm!  So is it worms that are affecting the papayas?  Uh, no, Mrs. GMO Free Mom!  Do your research and you’ll find it is something else called papaya ringspot virus!

When you read stuff on the internet and hear about it over and over, if you don’t have much of an education, you might just say stuff like this:

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If you have very little knowledge about human digestion and physiology, please do not try to sound intelligent.  If you don’t know the difference between fauna and flora, that is why you should not go on the internet and publicly shame yourself.  But then again, some people have no clue that what they are saying is complete nonsense.  Thanks to Mike Gabbard for touting that ‘Roundup causes every disease on earth’ speaker.  We are indeed making for an intelligent population.

When A’oles start to ask this kind of question you know that they don’t quite have a handle on Google:

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Of course, just the mention of GMO will cause a mass hysteria that there are GMO pineapples.  A quick search avoiding the A’ole sites will give you the answer.  If you’re too lazy to click the link, the answer is that there is no commercially approved pineapples.

Now this is the biggest kicker of the A’oles that GMOs taste bad:

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These very smart folks first of all must be eating the trunks of the trees if they think that the rind is woody and that the flesh is white or that they are eating PRSV infected fruits.  And if they think that GMO tastes bad, I’ll just leave this here for them:

I am starting to wonder if you are an A’ole demanding the “right to know,” what good would it actually do for furthering their knowledge?  Many of them claim they already “know” everything about the dangers that GMOs represent because they’ve pulled all their “facts” from fear mongering propaganda websites.  Then we find out that none of their claims actually stand up to legitimate scientific and fact-based scrutiny.  And then we have the moronic and totally false comments such as the ones I just covered.  Should we really be getting our dose of why we have a “right to know” from these folks?  If you want to sound smart, then get educated about the issues and stop spouting off crank statements that then make others look ignorant and moronic when they start parroting the same hogwash.  We also have a “right to know” if we are being misled by the anti-GMO fear propaganda machine.

The Legend of the A’ole GMO

Many years ago, a very special group of people became the chosen ones, or so they were told.  They were sought out to protect mother nature and save the earth.  They did so by watching many a movie on the internet and were told to spread the word across the world and beyond.  They willingly did so without question…

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Not only were they chosen to watch movies, but they were shown the truth about these evils surrounding us through many scary pictures and memes plastered all over the social media!

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The flood of these pictures and the stories they told made people afraid for their lives for they really believed they were in danger of being poisoned by evil.  They became angry.  Some even started saying things like this…

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Some A’oles became keenly knowledgeable from reading something on the internet and started to boast their expertise too…

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However, some A’oles became really upset and used social media to express it (note there are too many to post!)…

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Some got so angered that they even said this…

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The scientists tried to come to educate these people and reassure them they were not in danger, but they would not listen and instead responded  with:

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But these A’oles claiming the Right to Know already knew what they wanted, so they formed a special bond.  That common bond of love, peace, hate, and poison and got together to do this…

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Seeing that there was an opportunity, some people decided to take action to help these angry and scared people.  Capitalizing on all of this bonding based on fear resulted in:

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Not only did these very clever marketers see $$, but leaders also saw opportunities in this whole affair…

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All the while, the farmers who feed us and tend to the lands were being subjected to:

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As a result, we now have communities that look like this…

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Which was created by this…

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What we really need this the most is this at this time…

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Because this is what our communities need to be doing…

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A’ole GMO means A’ole Aloha was created to restore this special spirit to our islands by recognizing this issue.  All we want is this…

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