Saturday, January 18, 2020

New Court Documents Shine a Spotlight on the Shady Business Practices of Monsanto

by Michael Krieger, Liberty Blitzkrieg:

I’ve spent much of my time over the past several years focused on trying to understand the world around me. The most consequential thing I’ve discovered over that time is that an enormous portion of the U.S. economy is little more than a rent-seeking racket. It’s everywhere you look. Throughout every industry, at “think tanks,” and within government, there’s some elaborate scam happening that hurts the many while a handful of parasites win. This is destroying the social and economic fabric of our civilization. It’s basically become a rampant disease, and the recent release of court documents related to Monsanto further highlights the point.

This is precisely why nobody trusts institutions or “experts” any more. People aren’t being anti-science so much as they rationally no longer trust fraudsters acting like they’re doing work to inform the public. It’s not my fault for not trusting them, it’s their fault for being shady.

Here’s some of what The New York Times reported regarding the Monsanto docs:

 

Documents released Tuesday in a lawsuit against Monsanto raised new questions about the company’s efforts to influence the news media and scientific research and revealed internal debate over the safety of its highest-profile product, the weed killer Roundup.

The active ingredient in Roundup, glyphosate, is the most common weed killer in the world and is used by farmers on row crops and by home gardeners. While Roundup’s relative safety has been upheld by most regulators, a case in federal court in San Francisco continues to raise questions about the company’s practices and the product itself.

The documents underscore the lengths to which the agrochemical company goes to protect its image. Documents show that Henry I. Miller, an academic and a vocal proponent of genetically modified crops, asked Monsanto to draft an article for him that largely mirrored one that appeared under his name on Forbes’s website in 2015. Mr. Miller could not be reached for comment.

Mr. Miller’s 2015 article on Forbes’s website was an attack on the findings of the International Agency for Research on Cancer, a branch of the World Health Organization that had labeled glyphosate a probable carcinogen, a finding disputed by other regulatory bodies. In the email traffic, Monsanto asked Mr. Miller if he would be interested in writing an article on the topic, and he said, “I would be if I could start from a high-quality draft.”

The article appeared under Mr. Miller’s name, and with the assertion that “opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.” The magazine did not mention any involvement by Monsanto in preparing the article.

Mr. Miller did not respond to calls or a Twitter message asking for comment, and the Hoover Institution, where he is a fellow, could not reach him.

Forbes removed the story from its website on Wednesday and said that it ended its relationship with Mr. Miller amid the revelations.

Mr. Miller’s work has also appeared in the opinion pages of The New York Times.

Who publishes “fake news” again?

“All contributors to Forbes.com sign a contract requiring them to disclose any potential conflicts of interest and only publish content that is their own original writing,” Mia Carbonell, a Forbes spokeswoman, said in a statement. “When it came to our attention that Mr. Miller violated these terms, we removed his blog from Forbes.com and ended our relationship with him.”

The documents also show that a debate outside Monsanto about the relative safety of glyphosate and Roundup, which contains other chemicals, was also taking place within the company.

In a 2002 email, a Monsanto executive said, “What I’ve been hearing from you is that this continues to be the case with these studies — Glyphosate is O.K. but the formulated product (and thus the surfactant) does the damage.”

In a 2003 email, a different Monsanto executive tells others, “You cannot say that Roundup is not a carcinogen … we have not done the necessary testing on the formulation to make that statement.”

The documents also show that A. Wallace Hayes, the former editor of a journal, Food and Chemical Toxicology, has had a contractual relationship with Monsanto. In 2013, while he was still editor, Mr. Hayes retracted a key study damaging to Monsanto that found that Roundup, and genetically modified corn, could cause cancer and early death in rats.

Mr. Hayes said in an interview that he had not been under contract with Monsanto at the time of the retraction and was paid only after he left the journal.

“Monsanto played no role whatsoever in the decision that was made to retract,” he said. “It was based on input that I got from some very well-respected people, and also my own evaluation.”

Yeah, it was just a total (and lucrative) coincidence that Monstanto put him on the payroll after he retracted the study.

Read More @ LibertyBlitzkrieg.com

Tampa Bay Times (Connected to the Gates Foundation) Spreads Misinformation About Vaccination Rates in FL

by Sayer Ji, Green Med Info:

There is a disturbing trend in news reporting in Florida on the vaccine exemption stripping bill introduced by Democratic Senator Lauren Book, SB 64 in August of this year which was recently falsely reported to have been withdrawn.

Another factually untrue and misleading story, published this month by the Tampa Bay Times and titled, “Florida is one of the least-vaccinated states, report says,” was immediately amplified by Senator Book with further distortions on her Facebook page as follows:

Epidemic Levels: Tens of Thousands Infected as this Year’s Flu Vaccine Totally Ineffective

by Tess Pennington, Ready Nutrition:

The 2017-2018 flu season has shown to be particularly nasty this year —in part, they believe, because of a less effective vaccine. Each month, flu case have multiplied and CDC has already warned this year’s flu will be worst than the last. To date, 23 states are showing widespread influenza levels and many believe this season could easily reach epidemic levels.

Headlines across the country are indicative of epidemic fears.

An Ineffective Flu Shot Has Led to Health Concerns

The results of tests performed by public health laboratories, as well as the age group distribution of influenza positive tests, during the current week are summarized below.

Read More @ ReadyNutrition.com

Measles, Masterminds & Millions

by Corey Lynn, Coreys Digs:

The Clintons masterminded the mandatory free Vaccines for Children program back in 1994 – paid for by taxpayers – while pocketing hundreds of thousands of dollars from vaccine manufacturers over the years. While the MMR vaccine is dished out like candy over the “measles outbreak,” and the exclusive manufacturer Merck has increased revenues by 27% to $496 million, the media is pimping out doctored baby photos to create panic and claiming the “outbreak” is the fault of anti-vaxxers, as the CDC inflates numbers (again). Learn the facts behind the Measles, Masterminds & Millions in this 6-part series.

Dr. Brian Hooker’s bombshell testimony before Congress reveals how MMR vaccines INCREASE deaths from measles

by Mike Adams, Natural News:

Via Children’s Health Defense, headed by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., who is perhaps the only prominent Democrat in America that’s actually fighting to protect children from toxic vaccines, 5G electromagnetic radiation and dangerous fluoride chemicals in the water supply:

(Testimony from Dr. Brian S. Hooker)

There is a problem with measles in Washington State, but it’s not low vaccination rates, it’s actually high vaccination rates with a vaccine product unable to provide lifetime immunity or vigorous passive maternal protection to infants during the first year of life.

Is This the Last Generation Humans? Major Revelations and Big Changes Lie Ahead

by Dave Hodges, The Common Sense Show:

This is the beginning of several revelations of who is really in charge of what is happening on the planet, what I know about (free) energy, and the future of the planet as some entities would have it. This story cannot be told in one article or one interview. However, ex-NSA Vance Davis and myself have made a decision to tell what we know on certain topics that are not spoken of in open circles. Because there is some risk involved, much of this has already been disseminated to several knowledgeable people for safekeeping and self-preservation.

Vance and I had already recorded the first of a tell-all interview regarding our dealings with Enron, Ken Lay, free energy technology not of terrestrial origin,Tesla links to this story, and the near-future of mankind. I want to be clear on this point. In 1993, Vance Davis was among the first, if not the very first who revealed what was coming over two decades later with regard to transhumanism. The latter aspect of these revelations will be covered in a later presentation.

America’s Super-Vaccination Agenda is put on Super Steroids—Why now?

from State Of The Nation:

“It’s all fake; it’s all staged to compel vaccine compliance!”

“It’s all fake; it’s all staged to compel vaccine compliance!  Every one of the recent measles outbreaks is the result of weaponized human carriers.  Most of these illegal alien bio-weapons were deliberately transported across the Mexican border not knowing they were carriers.  Then they are directed by their stateside handlers toward various sanctuary cities and states that are targeted for an engineered outbreak.  This is how the globalists always trigger epidemics and pandemics in order to corral the masses into the pen of vaccine compliance.  The worldwide super-vaccination agenda schedule is a critical part of the social engineering process being implemented across the USA by covert agents of Cultural Marxism.”

— Intelligence Analyst & Former U.S Military Officer

BOMBSHELL: ON CAMERA, Doctor Confirms “CHEMTRAIL LUNG” is a Huge & Growing Problem – SHARE THIS VIDEO NOW!

MUST SHARE: American comedian and actress Rachel Reenstra is sick and her Doctor says she has “CHEMTRAIL LUNG”, on camera and on the record.  TRUTH.

from RichieFromBoston:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8VZ2rg65gQ

Medical doctors across the U.S. speak out against mandatory vaccination laws

by Erin Elizabeth, Health Nut News:

One of the myths propagated by the corporate-sponsored “mainstream” media is that medical doctors are united in their support of mandatory vaccination laws.

This is simply not true. The medical doctors and physician groups that have taken a stand against mandatory vaccination laws are almost never interviewed in the corporate media, and if they are referred to at all, they are called “quacks.”

The largest medical association in the world is the American Medical Association (AMA), which has strong ties to the pharmaceutical industry and probably represents more lobbyists in Washington D.C. than any other trade group.

THE HEPATITIS B VACCINE CURRENTLY IN USE BY 97 COUNTRIES KILLED 69 INFANTS DURING TESTING TRIALS

from Collective Evolution:

Infanrix Hexa (DTaP/IPV/Hib/HepB), made by Glaxosmithkline, is a 6- in- 1 vaccine which was released onto the global market in the year 2000, and since then across 97 countries around the world including Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. It aims to protect against Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio, Hib & Hepatitis B.

It was added to the UK vaccination schedule on 1st August 2017, with the sole purpose of introducing Hepatitis B into routine infant vaccinations. It is scheduled to be given at 8, 12 & 16 weeks of age and is to be administered alongside other recommended vaccines from the NHS Immunisation Schedule at age appropriate appointments.(ref 1)

Stunning finding reveals autism is highest in areas with the highest vaccination rates

by Vicki Batts, Natural News:

The surge of autism diagnoses in recent years has left many people looking for an explanation. Oft-labeled a “conspiracy theory,” or something to that effect, the suspicion that vaccines are a potential cause of autism is on the rise. New research from the Canadian government has indirectly shown that in highly vaccinated populations, autism rates are noticeably higher. These shocking findings are sure to leave vaccine propagandists reeling while they try to somehow discredit the findings of a government agency.