Truth in labeling
Wash state has a referendum on the ballot this year to require labeling of GMO food. The state Atty General is bringing a complaint against one of the organizations on the anti-labeling side, charging it with failing to label its membership correctly.
This is indeed a problem. Ad hoc 'organizations' always form temporarily on both sides of these referenda, and these 'organizations' always have vague misty names like Americans for Niceness
or Seattle for a Good World
or We Love Puppies and Angels
or Grocery Manufacturers Association.
Especially the last one. Grocery Manufacturers Association.... Wow! How could anyone tell what it's for, or which side of this dispute it's on, or who belongs to it? Purely abstract name, made up of focus-grouped phonemes.
Yes, that's the one the Atty Genl is complaining about. The Grocery Manufacturers Association is failing to describe its purposes and members.
Lesus Q. Christ.
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There's a broader irony here. Though everyone has gotten into the fake-name act by now, the trick was invented by Commies, and Commies are still the specialists in fake labels. They never require honesty in labeling by their own side. It's perfectly OK
for hard-line mass-murdering genocidal Pol-Pot-worshiping Maoist Cadres to describe themselves as "Episcopal Church" or "American Civil Liberties Union" or "Scientists." But it's not OK
for recently hybridized crops to go without labels. All food crops and livestock have been carefully bred and hybridized for at least 5000 years, but we urgently need to know which food items have been hybridized using modern methods. Modern hybrids, with genes transported by mechanisms under human command, are EVIL and must have WARNING LABELS. Older hybrids, with genes transported by viruses or mice or crows, are ORGANIC and WONDERFUL and need no labels.
And we can get even broader. Which ideology has always favored 'mechanisms under human command' for selecting and altering humans? Yes, boys and girls. Lenin's ideology. And which ideology CANNOT TOLERATE 'mechanisms under human command' for selecting and altering corn and cattle? Yes, boys and girls. Lenin's ideology. So: Modern breeding methods for humans are REQUIRED, but modern breeding methods for everything else are PROHIBITED.