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( Monsanto GMO genetically modified organism song lyrics )
WHAT'S GOOD FOR MONSANTO ( IS BEST FOR THE WORLD )
Copyright © 2012 - MickTerry.com
On YouTube, performed LIVE by MICK TERRY (soon!)
My brother and I carried on the fam'ly trade.
Since we were knee- high, this old farm's all we've known.
With a cash crop of corn barely making it pay,
we have lived by the good food we've grown.
And there were those years when the stalks died to brown.
And then there were years when the bugs ate their fill.
Then that year all our cows had to all be put down.
Still we lived by the good earth we'd tilled.
"WHAT'S GOOD FOR MONSANTO IS BEST FOR THE WORLD.
If you know what's best for you, you'll play along.
WHAT'S GOOD FOR MONSANTO IS BEST FOR THE WORLD.
In this big money machine, you're just a cog."
Like heroes out west, they would ride right into town
as a dusty, hot sun blazed behind their white hats.
Well, we sure were impressed with the answers they'd found.
And we signed without hedging our bets.
It's true-; all our harvests are bigger.
It's true-; we've learned that money is king.
But when you add up the costs, include the souls you have lost
and the balance sheet might not be ev'rything.
Our neighbor, Will Stern, had refused to go their way.
They knuckled him down 'til he lost all his bank.
Now, too late we have learned their seeds won't germinate.
And each year we've got Monsanto to thank.
[spoken] ( No GMOs or Roundup were used in the making of this song. )
Monsanto is spelled "E - V - I - L", with a capital Greed.
Copyright © 2012 MICK TERRY Silent Tree Music All rights reserved
[ Reprinted here by permission of the composer-lyricist ] BMI
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Brier Patch Ramble Magazine (Ain't Poetry, Dammit!) 9-1-14
GMO OMG documentary movie by Jeremy Seifert released for home viewing - GMOFilm.com
"MIT senior researcher just conducted a review of Monsanto's Roundup:
'I'M CERTAIN AT THIS POINT THAT GLYPHOSATE IS THE MOST IMPORTANT
FACTOR IN AN ALARMING NUMBER OF EPIDEMIC DISEASES.'1
The introduction of Roundup in 1973 has corresponded with a rise in
conditions including celiac disease (gluten intolerance), autism,
Alzheimer's, diabetes, obesity, pancreatic cancer, thyroid cancer,
non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Parkinson's & others.2
And its use - along with the rates of many of these diseases -
has gone stratospheric over the last 15 years, with the approval of
Monsanto's GMO "Roundup Ready" crops specifically engineered
to tolerate massive exposure to glyphosate (also in Monterey Lawn & Garden's Remuda).
Roundup is now used all over the world on staple crops like wheat & soy,
& has become the most widely used herbicide in the US.
Despite these trends, the EPA & FDA still consider glyphosate
to be relatively safe & harmless -
based largely on unpublished, industry-produced studies.
That position is looking increasingly dangerous, & possibly wrong.
Of course - just because two trends match does not mean those two things are related.
& in the eyes of the scientific process,
just because something looks, swims and quacks like a duck, doesn't make it a duck.
BUT IN THE CASE OF GLYPHOSATE, THERE ARE MANY REASONS TO BELIEVE
IT COULD BE RELATED TO HIGHER INCIDENCE OF MANY DISEASES.
Glyphosate doesn't just kill weeds.
It is an antibiotic (which kills the gut bacteria that make up
a significant portion of our immune system & digestive function),
a chelator (which strips the body of nutrients needed to fight disease
& other essential functions),
an endocrine disruptor (which affects hormones & leads to birth defects),
& impairs the liver's ability to detox (allowing heavy metals to build up in our bodies).
& WE PUT NEARLY 200 MILLION POUNDS OF THE STUFF
ON OUR FOOD EACH YEAR !
The cornerstone of our government's finding that glyphosate is safe
is Monsanto's claim that it doesn't accumulate in our bodies.
But one recent study challenged that, finding glyphosate levels in breast milk
up to 1,600 times higher than the level Europe allows for individual pesticides.3
Part of the challenge in finding an absolute link is that long range controlled studies are difficult to conduct
- partially because of Monsanto's efforts to control research money & block information.
SO WE, IN EFFECT, HAVE BECOME THE SUBJECTS OF MONSANTO'S ROUNDUP EXPERIMENT.
There is ample evidence to suggest that this backward system
of pesticide approval may be having terrible implications for our health.
Petition EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy & FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg
to immediately suspend the use of Monsanto's Roundup until it can be proven safe.
Thanks for taking action for our health."
- Elijah Zarlin, Campaign Manager - CREDO Action from Working Assets
Organic farmers seek Supreme Court protection from Monsanto
Monsanto hired Blackwater mercenary firm to track & infiltrate anti-GMO activists
2 million in 50+ countries protested against Monsanto
Michael Clayton film starring George Clooney features Monsanto-like agribusiness giant.
Are initials for Michael Clayton & Monsanto Company just a coincidence?
From Monsanto, the same small caring mom & pop agriculture business that also lovingly brought you
DDT, dioxins, PCBs, AstroTurf, Agent Orange, rBST/rBGH, LEDs, aspartame & Roundup:
To other GMO / Monsanto song lyrics:
NO MORE GMOs
To other food & health song lyrics: JUST SO FAT
To other environmental / ecological song lyrics: NORTH WIND
THE BEAR FACTS
TOP GOES THE DIESEL
WE'VE BEEN FRACKED
COME CLEAN WITH ME
TREE BUTCHERS OF LA
MR. WHEELER IN YOUR SUV
BP WANTS THEIR LIFE BACK
GASOLINE PRICES WERE PLUNGING
THE WORLD IS NOT YOUR ASHTRAY
GOING TO HELL (IN A HAND BASKET)
BLOODY WHALE TALES (IN THE FAROES)
PLANT SOME WINDMILLS (ED BEGLEY, JR.)
I'VE SUCCESSFULLY KILLED ALL MY BONSAI
WHAT MAKES YOU THINK YOU'VE GOT A COMPACT?
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