Docs Show How Monsanto Crushes Dissent with Thousands of Paid Trolls

Monsanto was once blamed for having an entire department within its St. Louis headquarters for dishing out disinfo and trolling dissenters, but now there is a paper trail proving they’ve been messing with your heads.

Pre-trials for over 50 lawsuits in the US District Court in San Francisco have unearthed Monsanto’s dirty little secret – aside from the Plaintiffs’ claim that the herbicide Round Up caused their non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

It seems Monsanto has been hiring, through third parties, thousands of Internet trolls to counter negative comments about their products and business practices, and to promote their company with pseudo-scientific reports downplaying the probable risks of glyphosate, as well as the “inert” ingredients in their best-selling pesticides.

If you’re a savvy reader, you can see evidence of a pointed disinformation campaign. There are even trolls and shills that dismiss the “Monsanto Shill Syndrome.” These people say hateful things about the Food Babe, Moms Against Monsanto, GMO-whistleblowers, organic farmers, et al.

I can attest from my own experience writing about Monsanto’s actions for over six years now that I have had trolls follow me from one site to another to try to discredit me personally or make light of almost any argument I put forth concerning GMOs or glyphosate. However, after half the world has banned these reprehensible “crops”, are we surprised at all about Monsanto’s equally contemptible tactics?

Here’s one of my favorites to give you an example of Monsanto’s modus operandi. A commenter named ‘GMO Roberts’ once wrote: “Poor Chrissy sure is jealous of Monsanto. It is a shame that she can’t accept the fact that farmers want gmos.”

This was one of the nice comments.

While its possible this wasn’t a hired troll, GMO Roberts (and others with similar names) commented on every single article I wrote for more than three years. That’s some serious time spent arguing for GMOs and Monsanto.

I wouldn’t be surprised if ‘GMO Roberts’ and his buddies end up being exposed in the papers that are being gathered at the website of the food-safety whistleblower, US Right to Know. 

The plaintiffs in California have alleged that Monsanto targeted all online materials and even social media comments that indicate potential dangers of its products, per one document released late in April. The document details the accusations further,

“Monsanto even started the aptly-named ‘Let Nothing Go’ program to leave nothing, not even Facebook comments, unanswered; through a series of third parties, it employs individuals who appear to have no connection to the industry, who in turn post positive comments on news articles and Facebook posts, defending Monsanto, its chemicals, and GMOs.”

Then there’s the additional claim that Monsanto has been filling the coffers of think tanks and fake science organizations, Universities, etc. to promote their wares. You may have seen places like the ‘Genetic Literacy Project’ and the ‘American Council on Science and Health”– “organizations intended to shame scientists and highlight information helpful to Monsanto and other chemical producers,” according to the plaintiffs.

There’s proof to boot. There are batches of emails, some written by Monsanto executives, inducing “independent scientists” to ghost write pseudo-scientific articles supporting glyphosate, Round Up, and GMOs.

It isn’t as if this is really news to any of us, but it is darned satisfying to see that the truth always comes out. This time a California court might be holding Monsanto to the fire not only for causing wide spread cancer, but proving that they used Orwellian mind control tactics to sway the public’s acceptance of their own poisoning.

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SICK: Leprosy On The Rise In Los Angeles 

Ahh, the joys of open borders and Democrat leadership.

California is not just a public toilet but now there is evidence that leprosy is on the rise in Los Angeles County.

Barack Obama changed US law in 2016 and allowed immigrants with blistering STDs and leprosy to migrate to the US.

Medscape reported:

Leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease, is rarely seen in the United States, but cases continue to emerge in Los Angeles County, a new report says.

“Hansen’s disease still exists, and we need to educate medical students and physicians,” coauthor Dr. Maria Teresa Ochoa from Keck Medical Center of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, told Reuters Health by email.

Dr. Ochoa and colleagues identified 187 patients with the disease in a review of medical records from their leprosy clinic spanning 1973 to 2018. Most patients were Latino, originating from Mexico, and they experienced a median delay in diagnosis of more than three years, the team reports JAMA Dermatology, online August 7.

Multibacillary leprosy (MB) cases outnumbered paucibacillary leprosy (PB) cases by nearly eight to one (88.6% vs. 11.4%, respectively), and Latino patients were more likely than non-Latino patients to have MB, as were patients from Central or South America (versus other regions).

Most patients (80.7%) received multidrug therapy, and most (92.6%) received antibiotics for more than two years, especially if they had MB.

Only about half of patients (56.7%) had World Health Organization (WHO) grade 0 disability (no signs or symptoms suggestive of leprosy or disability) at the one-year follow-up, whereas 16.0% had grade 1 disability (loss of protective sensation) and 26.2% had grade 2 disability (visible deformity) at the last follow-up.

Among the patients who lost protective sensation, 87.7% (50/57) did not regain it following therapy.

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