Anti-GMO dumbasses invade NPR

There seems to be a belief that National Public Radio's audience is educated, well informed and smart. If the comments in response to an article, The Danger Of GMOs: Is It All In Your Mind? is any indication, that belief seems to be in misguided. Or, maybe its just that the dumbass antis have invaded.  My hope is that it's the latter. Here ar…

History is elusive to the true believing Organicker

  ... And in places like Mooney's Market circa 1920 and 1939, Palmerton, Pa. To whom do these simpletons think farmers sold their food?     [caption id="attachment_3115" align="aligncenter" width="300"] A&P NYC 1936[/caption]   Then there's these two excerpts from an 1872 book by Daniel Mc Cabe, Lights …

Neil Young picks wrong poster child for corporate villainy

Last night I spent a little over an hour experiencing severe cognitive dissonance. I attended a screening of Neil Young's The Monsanto Years: A Work in Progress. It was a documentary of the making of his new album which is due to be released in June. I was filled with dread as I waited in line to go in the IFC Center theater. What could I expect…

Neil Young’s new anti-Monsanto album?

  So, some depressing news came across my digital transom today. Apparently Neil Young's new album will be an "anti-Monsanto"album called The Monsanto Years. He will be backed by Willie Nelson's two sons. The anti-Monsanto in itself isn't the problem. My fear is that he will parrot all the nonsense from the anti playbook and fans will take …

Anti-GMO…crazier than I thought

The anti-GMO movement is in a bad place. While they still con people into buying their lies and nonsense, a subtle shift has occurred. Opinion is beginning to turn against them. Maintream media has been casting a much more skeptical eye and various lefty/green writers have either changed their minds or at least taking less strident anti stances …