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More Evidence that Natural News Founder Mike Adams Advocated Killing Biotech Crop Supporters?

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On Friday, I blogged the bizarre story about an online article by Natural News nutjob Mike Adams in which he compared researchers and supporters of modern biotech crops to Nazis. He then argued …

it is the moral right — and even the obligation — of human beings everywhere to actively plan and carry out the killing of those engaged in heinous crimes against humanity.(emphasis his)…

Today, Monsanto collaborators — publishers, journalists and scientists — have signed on to the Nazi genocide machine of our day: the biotechnology industry and its evil desire to dominate the world's food supply and blanket the planet with deadly chemicals that have been scientifically shown to cause horrific cancer tumors. They use many of the same tactics as the Nazi regime, too: intimidation, character assassination, threats and fabricated disinformation. Hitler's Ministry of Propaganda, it turns out, is alive and well today in America. Its headquarters is not in Berlin but St. Louis….

I'm hoping someone will create a website listing all the publishers, scientists and journalists who are now Monsanto propaganda collaborators. I have no doubt such a website would be wildly popular and receive a huge influx of visitors, and it would help preserve the historical record of exactly which people contributed to the mass starvation and death which will inevitably be unleashed by GMO agriculture (which is already causing mass suicides in India and crop failures worldwide).

And voila, just such a website- Monsanto Collaborators—appeared the next day. The website helpfully listed "collaborators" over whom the "moral right" to kill might presumably be exercised. After the backlash, Adams hastily claimed that the Monsanto Collaborators website must be a false flag operation established by evil pro-biotech forces with the goal of discrediting him and other organic revolutionary guards.

Nick Price over at This Week in Pseudoscience has used his internet sleuthing skills to try to trace the orgin and advent of the Monsanto Collaborators website. He has uncovered some intriguing clues that strongly suggest that Mike Adams is lying and that he is responsible creating Monsanto Collaborators. Price reports:

After doing a bit of digging, what I found has convinced me that Mike Adams published MonsantoCollaborators.org himself using an offshore hosting company and domain registrar to attempt to hide his identity, and then claimed it was from a third-party to shield himself from liability for posting a "hit list" on an article saying that his followers were morally obligated to kill these people.  When there was too much public backlash and the authorities were contacted, he finally claimed it was a "false flag" attack against himself and his followers, whilst leaving the site online and further distancing himself from it, as well as his previous statements.

What I found was pretty convincing.  I found that MonsantoCollaborators.org was registered hours before the article it was supposedly responding to was even put online.  Furthermore, there are a number of similarities between NaturalNews and MonsantoCollaborators.org, from sharing entire files (which do not appear elsewhere on the internet), to shared graphics, to using the same proprietary fonts, to similar code structure, matching file naming conventions, and other code quirks.

As Price notes, what he has found is not definitive. It will be interesting to see how this conspiracy develops.

Big hat tip to frequent H&R commenter SugarFree.

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  1. Feeding people = mass slaughter? Interesting viewpoint.

    1. Giving a hat tip to SugarFree? This is just proof that Reason has been invaded by the conspiracy too.

      1. Frequent vs. ubiquitous. Discuss.

        1. This is the worst chatroom ever.

      2. Not just a hat tip… a Big hat tip!

    2. Feeding people in a way that Mike Adams doesn’t approve of = mass slaughter.

      1. Okay, so if Monsanto is worse than the Holocaust, McDonald’s must be worse than. . .what? Satan?

      2. Yes, but a better analogy would be comparing the anti-GMO agenda with Mao’s Cultural Revolution. I wonder how Mike Adams would like that one? Maybe he would feel honored.

        1. What has the higher body count–GMO foods or opposition to the distribution of GMO foods?

          1. Ice T

            Wait was that not a choice?

          2. Neither has a body count yet.

            But if the anti-GMO loons keep getting crazier there will be one.

            1. Is that true? Aren’t there whole third-world nations refusing to accept GMO products?

              1. The ‘national policies’ re: GMOs are largely driven by European consumers (and domestic ag protectionists) forcing their governments to ban GMO products in given categories, which trickles down to the ‘Developing World’ agricultural suppliers and incentivizes them to stay away from GMOs in order to keep their products marketable for export to these rich nations.

                The main ‘bans’ are in rich consumption markets (EU), and in some asian markets which have major competition between the vested ag interests and ‘freer competition’. Korea and Philippines, for example.

                Its retarded.

              2. I remember in the beginning of the century, a number of African nations banned GMOs out of export-demand fears, and recently Kenya banned GMO imports as well…

                But apparently the trend in Africa is going the other way now… since 2008 a number of nations have lifted restrictions and are trying out programs

                “… Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi and Uganda have taken the step of approving confined trials of genetically altered plants.

                Parliament in Africa’s most populous country Nigeria has voted to loosen the country’s ban on genetically modified organisms (GMOs), with a bill awaiting presidential approval.”

              3. Good point. I don’t think anyone has compiled statistics on deaths due to starvation in countries that have banned GMO products.

  2. …it is the moral right ? and even the obligation ? of human beings everywhere to actively plan and carry out the killing of those engaged in heinous crimes against humanity.

    That’s what Tony says about climate deniers.

    1. That’s what Tony eventually degenerates to with everyone who disagrees with one of his moronic talking points.

    2. That’s the left’s default position on all policy matters.

  3. Big hat tip to frequent H&R commenter SugarFree.

    If you had any guts, you’d let SF post directly to HandR.

    1. So then the evidence was found at Jezebel?

  4. …it is the moral right ? and even the obligation ? of human beings everywhere to actively plan and carry out the killing of those engaged in heinous crimes against humanity.

    He’s correct of course. But is the heinous crime creating a way to feed more people, or preventing that from happening?

  5. Don’t worry. Ron Baily is making sure they can no longer drive. Between him and Ryan, our top men overlords will solve things real quick.

  6. Norman Borlaug: Worse than Hitler?

    1. I’ve heard that suggested from environmentalists in all seriousness.

      1. Yup. Some people are actually that insane.

      2. Norm Borlaug is a saint. Maybe with the exception of antibiotics, I cannot think of anything that has saved more lives than the Green Revolution he started.

    2. Obviously, hitler helped to decrease the worlds population. He’s on his way to greenie sainthood.

    3. Moron Urban Gal : “Lab Gonna Rumor. Granola Mob, Run!”

    4. http://www.theguardian.com/com…..aug-legacy
      The comment section for your enjoyment.

    5. Um yeah, my uncle holds a position at Environment Canada, apparently Borlang was evil and ‘sold out the world to big agribusiness’.

  7. In a just world Mike Adams would lose his freedom for a while over this.

    1. Whenever someone like Mr Adams starts calling for heads to roll I channel Robespierre. I wonder what he was thinking when it was his turn at the guillotine?

      Karma is a bitch.

    2. I wonder if that’s possible. Incitement isn’t a crime in the US, but I’ve definitely heard that directly advocating killing someone is illegal. I’m just not sure what it’s called.
      Apparently, if he was taking steps to disguise his authorship of the website, that would suggest he was afraid of being liable if someone acted on his words.

  8. I’m hoping someone will create a website listing all the publishers, scientists and journalists who are now Monsanto propaganda collaborators. I have no doubt such a website would be wildly popular and receive a huge influx of visitors, and it would help preserve the historical record of exactly which people contributed to the mass starvation and death which will inevitably be unleashed by GMO agriculture (which is already causing mass suicides in India and crop failures worldwide).

    An idea similar to David Brin’s ideas for climate change “deniers.”

    There is asolution. Let a consortium be formed with one aim, to collect names and public statements, with an openly stated goal:

    “These people clearly have followed a pattern of obstructing humanity’s efforts to come to grips, to innovate and to solve a desperate threat to our nation, world, children and planetary survival. Their eagerness to jump from one failed rationalization to another has only one common theme — a relentless eagerness to block civilization’s efforts to become more energy efficient.

    “Since there are NO other commen elements to their positions, we shall operate under the assujmption that blocking energy efficiency is their central goal.”

    1. This consortium should go on to make a simple declartion:

      “From this moment on, we serve notice. All evidence gathered will go toward building a case for civil lawuits, to be filed in future years, holding these people financially responsible for tort damages done to our nation, people, children, civilization and planet, by a conspiracy whose sole aim was to prevent the amelioration of a deadly threat to public health and public welfare. Based upon the utter consistency of their behavior — similar to that of the tobacco companies, during their own denial and obstruction epoch — we plan to reduce some of the pain and damages that this conspiracy will have caused, by seeking civil damages plus major punitive penalties.

      “Individuals have perfect freedom of speech. But when lies are spread with malicious and selfish intent that results in palpable harm to others, the victims (we and our posterity) do have recourse in court. Participants in this conspiracy are served notice. They should step back and view their relentless campaign against energy efficiency in this light.”

      All typo are Brin’s. As is his cracked definition of “energy efficiency.”

      1. Hey brin, bring it bitch.

      2. What a big morass of vague, hyperemotional dumbassery.

        Thanks for reminding me why I don’t like David Brin. Or his novels.

      3. Why do I have this sudden urge to start stockpiling guns and ammo?

      4. Brin’s message seems to apply much better to the warmists. Be careful what you wish for goofle dope.

        1. I typed up a much longer response and deleted it because it was too wordy. Thanks for expressing my thought so clearly.

  9. Well at least they’re not advocating shooting parking ticket scofflaws.

  10. OK, so this Brian Adams guy doesn’t deny he preached the murder of Monsanto people, right? Those threatening words about “the moral right …to actively plan and carry out the killing of those engaged in heinous crimes against humanity” are *his* words, right?

    Let’s hammer that point home *first* before getting into the weeds about the source of the new Web site.

    Assume Adams’ theory is true, and that Monsanto put up this Web site as a false-flag operation (which I doubt, but bear with me here), it just boils down to “waah, Monsanto unfairly exploited my death threats against them to make me look bad!”

    1. Oops, *Mike* Adams, sincere apologies to all the Brian Adamses out there.

      1. It’s like the Summer of ’69 all over again, man.

        1. Monsanto cuts like a knife.

          1. This reminds me of the horrible several months in high school when our normal music director was out for medical problems, and his temporary replacement had us in the choir singing Bryan Adams and Bette Midler tunes. It’s hard to explain just how insulting this was to us, but we were a really good group of vocalists, and the choir itself (and our music program as a whole) was recognized as outstanding in our community.

            Fucking Bryan Adams tunes.

          2. but it feels so right!

    2. Yeah, it would be an interesting hypothetical if someone reasonably feels threatened by Mike Adams and takes him out first.

  11. But when I advocate that we all get together and desecrate the grave of Thomas Robert Malthus, people dismiss me as a nutball.

    1. At least Malthus was dead when you got there.

      1. Or is he?

        1. Yes, he is.

          1. But his followers are legion!

          2. I have grave concerns about you.

          3. Wait, you just checked? HE COULD BE FAKING.

            1. SF dug up his grave and was startled to see Malthus furiously erasing his books. When SF asked what the heck he was doing, he said “I am decomposing”.

    2. I’ll go. To do …. stuff.

  12. So, Ron, you didn’t make the kill list. What gives?

    1. Exactly. Try HARDER, Ron.

      1. I think he should employ a colorful array of insulting nicknames for the anti-GMO whackjobs.

    2. JW: My bad. I didn’t specifically attack Adams – thought he was too marginal – the listed folks did. Now they get all the glory.

      1. You’re doing libertarian wrong if you aren’t getting death threats from marginal retards like Adams.

        At least that’s what I was told when I got my secret decoder ring.

  13. Here’s a little gem that I like to throw out to to “NO GMO” crowd:

    In the summer of 1873, Luther Burbank grew and observed twenty-three potato seedlings from an Early Rose parent. One seedling produced two to three times more tubers of a larger size than any other. It was a mutant. Burbank grew 18 seedlings from that one mutant seedling, and from those 18 mutant seedling, Burbank produced what became the Burbank Russet potato, from which over 80% of the worlds current potato crop originates. Because it was also resistant to potato blight, he introduced his strain of potato to Ireland to help combat the blight epidemic. So, if you’ve ever eaten a French Fry, you’ve eaten genetically modified food.

    1. “But, but, that’s not genetic frankenengineering. That’s cross breeding!”

      If you’ve eaten anything, you’ve eaten genetically modified food.

  14. If Mr. Adams truly believes he is going up against heinous criminal
    billionaires, then one should admire his courage at least. Given the resources of these “criminals,” how long before child porn is introduced to his computer, or he meets an accidental death on the highway, or just disappears?

    1. This is akin to saying that Don Quixote demonstrated great bravery in his assault on the Windmills of Toledo.

      1. Quixote was a Michigander?

        1. I thought ‘the other Toledo’ was in in Ohio.

  15. Shouldn’t ‘arguments’ with these anti-GMO people be astoundingly simple?

    They go, “blargh! contaminations! destabilization of monoculturz! Monarch butterflies! indian suicides!”

    and you just go

    “Norman Borlaug”

    They have no rebuttal.

    1. They rebutt that he sold out the world to big ag.

      My rebuttal is always: Why do you want poor children in Africa to go blind and starve.

      There is usually much spluttering afterward.

      1. I hadn’t realized that ‘The World’ was Norman Borlaug’s to sell. Amazing how one man can strong-arm billions of people into adopting technologies *against their best interests*

        Thats like arguing that Thomas Edison sold out the world to Big Light Bulb

        I know you’re not making that case – my point is still the same: they have no real rebuttal.

    2. Are you kidding me? Arguing with one of these people is like arguing with a member of the Manson Family.

      I mean, fuck, LOOK UP. Is Monsanto Collaborators the work of a non-psychotic person?

      1. are you saying Borlaug *wasnt* a Nazi?

        1. Apparently not. Huh, go figure.

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