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Michelle Obama's "Civilian" Act Is Hard To Swallow

shubi_ Wrote: May 30, 2012 2:02 PM
Monsanto is fighting this silliness because the foods are safe. If they were harmful, Monsanto would be out of business in short order. I think most of this is a set up by the trial lawyers and "organic" food businesses.
Pat1392 Wrote: May 30, 2012 2:39 PM
I think we need to know where the food comes from.
PecosPete.38 Wrote: May 30, 2012 2:13 PM
Shubi...I still say people should be able to read it on the label. It's been a fight to get Chinese crawfish put on labels, because people don't want to buy Chinese crawfish as much as they do Louisiana or American crawfish. Still, after a long winded expensive fight to get China on the labels, you have to have a magnifying glass to read the word 'China.'. China grows crawfish in sewage tainted waters. Plus, they undercut American grown crawfish prices, so restaurants need to put 'China' on their menus which they don't want to do. More sh**, different day.
The first lady of the United States is on a whirlwind publicity tour for her hefty new food and gardening book ($30), which the White House hopes will bolster Team Obama's favorability ratings. I'd say it's a classic recipe for rank campaign hypocrisy and media double standards.

While journalists savor chummy chitchats with Mrs. Obama about beets and Beyonce, FLOTUS is once again escaping hard questions about her cronyism, junk science and generous junkets at taxpayer expense.

Mrs. Obama's 2012 campaign media blitz has already brought her to daytime airwaves ("The Ellen DeGeneres Show"), prime-time reality TV ("The Biggest Loser") and children's programming...