Folta, FOIA and USRTK in 200 words

Dr. Kevin Folta, non-GMO scientist does science outreach regarding the issue of GMOs. He speaks about the science of GMOs and how his audiences can better communicate that science. Anti-GMO group, US Right to Know (USRTK) files FOIA request in search of collusion between Dr. Kevin Folta and Monsanto. They find that Monsanto awarded University…

A quick apology

  Boy, did I get into hot water recently with this post, The Contrarian jerks his knee and regrets it. In a protracted Twitter imbroglio I got hammered by the people involved. The post was interpreted as a slam at women and that was not my intention. Then the swell @julie_kelly2 took offense at my jocular use of the word "chicks." …

Lying, hypocritical assholes

So, I tweeted to GMWatch and GMOFreeUsa and asked them to stop being hypocritical assholes and release all their financial data. I also challenged them to go face to face in a public forum with those scientists they are libeling. My tweets were deleted. There you go folks. They are nothing but full of shit internet thugs. They don't have the …

We’re Pulling Out And Pushing Forward

This FOIA thing against public scientists by ostensibly left-wing groups is not only absurd, it reeks. A segment of the progressive movement has become the Westboro Baptist version of the left and funded by anti-science crazy people. The USTRK, led by asshole Gary Ruskin is funded by crazy people, the Organic Consumers Association who are al…

The Contrarian jerks his knee and regrets it

At first I was excited when I saw this. Cool, huh? Smart, sciency chicks. I immediately RSVP'd because some people I know, at least digitally, are on that list. Then I looked at where it was, the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States. Even cooler. Free booze? But something was nagging at me. I looked up the address so I could de…