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Monsanto's Dirty Little Secret: Anniston, Alabama

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posted on Sep, 4 2011 @ 11:11 PM
Great post OP, need more threads like this to educate the masses to the likes of the NWO. This is one facet of many, getting rid of natural foods for the general populace and putting everyone on GMO. Part of Soft-killing most of the worlds population (they've openly stated their target is 80%).

edit on 9/4/2011 by smarterthanyou because: (no reason given)

posted on Sep, 4 2011 @ 11:23 PM
What’s even more apalling is that roundup is in all GMO seed corn and other grain crops. Wonder why honey bees are dying? Wonder why colon, rectal and upper GI cancers are increasing? Wonder why Chrone’s disease is showing up in people in their 20′s and 30′s?! Don’t wonder anymore

posted on Sep, 4 2011 @ 11:52 PM
reply to post by hotbread

I'm not so sure that Roundup (Glyphosate) is responsible for declining Bee populations (something that greatly concerns me, as a hobbyist bee-keeper), rather the fact that Glyphosate is highly compatible with insecticides such as Lorsban (Chlorpyrifos) and synthetic pyrethroids. They can all be chucked into the spray tank together quite safely with no antagonistic results, making one pass sprays easier. This saves money on the farmers behalf by cutting fuel and labour costs.

Usually surfactants are used in the mix as well. These help with the dispersion of the product across the surface of the leaves as well as assist in sticking the product there. Surfactants are kind of like a pure form of detergent. Frogs die quite quickly when it enters their waterways from blocked pores. Their skin can no longer breathe. Bees may be susceptible to effects from surfactants as well.

As a result farmers tend to "chuck a bit of insecticide in" with their Roundup mix to cover all angles. Add to that fungicides such as Dithane and it’s quite a concoction blasting out in a fine mist right there.

These insecticides are dangerous. I believe them to be far more cumulative, residual and toxic than they are made out to be.

Roundup has always been marketed as “safe”. It’s "just" a salt (I do not believe it to be safe, by the way). I recall back in High School watching a documentary about Dieldrin & DDT. There are many cases of people DRINKING DDT to prove how safe it apparently is. The problem is that these products are cumulative. They are slow to leave the body (or never leave), and build up to a level where one day - Mr. DDT drinker pops his clogs.

I often wonder about what we will discover in years’ time about so called safe chemicals available and in use now. Whoopsy - We didn't think it would do that...

I think about what I may have floating around my system after years of work in the broad acre & viticultural / horticultural chemical industry. Even with all of the precautions I took.

I do know I felt much healthier a year or so after I left that field of work.

Oh – I read figures somewhere (getting back to the Bee issue), that for every 3 bites of food we take, Bees were responsible for 1-2 of those. Be it from direct pollination of plants we eat through to pollinating the pastures that feed the livestock we eat. We need to really remember their importance, for without them, many plants cannot reproduce.

posted on Sep, 4 2011 @ 11:54 PM
reply to post by isthisreallife

The fort is suppose to be closed. I have a friend that is an electrian. They were hired to do some work out there. A building was built the wiring they did he said was for no normal building. He said the only other place that they ever put that kind of wiring in was a place that manufactured chemicals.

posted on Sep, 4 2011 @ 11:59 PM
reply to post by isthisreallife

The lawsuits were turned into a class action law suit. They had to do it class action thank the government for that. A lot of money was won BUT the people saw very little of it. Most of it the lawyers got. I believe if I'm told right by some of those involved in that lawsuit was that they only recieved between 20-30 thousand each. There was also suppose to be a medical fund set up for them with some of that money. Last I knew the money never made it there.

Also in the lawsuit no family members can sue for damages after that lawsuit. You see when it gets into the body it can affect your children and their children. All of those kids that have medical problems that were born after that time can not sue and are not entitled to any benefits from the lawsuit.

posted on Sep, 5 2011 @ 12:02 AM
Also a lot of dirt was taken from that area and used for fill dirt around schools and houses. This was before the threat was known. To my understanding the government and Monsanto bought some of those houses and/or has tried to remove the dirt from around schools and public areas.

posted on Sep, 5 2011 @ 12:05 AM
reply to post by napayshni57

That's why class actions are crap, the lawyers take everything. You would be better off suing individually with a damn good lawyer and tell him you will split it 50-50 or give him 60 and you take 40. If everyone did that perhaps it would set a precedent, but its easier, quicker and more convenient to sue class action. Just my opinion, i'm no legal expert but from what I've heard class actions often don't accomplish much.

posted on Sep, 5 2011 @ 12:20 AM
reply to post by smarterthanyou

I live about 20 minutes north of Anniston. I'm not a local so I was told all this by people that were born and raised around here and many of them worked at Monsanto. Yes people seem to die pretty young around here.

From what I understand the legal aspect was a joke. These people never had a chance. Everyone had someones hands in the pockets that was representing these people. The people in the class action lawsuit then tried to sue the lawyer to get their money that was promised instead of the little bit he gave them. Well it was the good ole boy I got your back covered with the judges and the lawyer. Even though they took it out of Anniston.

They were suppose to be done burning the chemicals this July. Supposedly they were closing down that part of the base. They still are blowing up old amunitions though.

Your tax dollars pay for this very nice weather and emergency siren systems that we have in Calhoun county. You have also paid for family in the county to have an emergency radio. Why yes we have nothing to worry about because they tell us they use the safest equpiment to burn those chemicals. The filters don't let any particles escape. Why yes we are so safe. But just in chase we do happen to drop the ball America wants you to have these sirens and weather radios.. Why bless the governments heart. Like I believe all that bs.

By the way Anniston is known as the biggest toxic dump in America. Oh I forgot we also can get free shelter at home kits supplied by the ema. It consists of duct tape and plastic.

posted on Sep, 5 2011 @ 12:29 AM
For several years prior to 2004, I worked as a contractor in many military bases including the base and dept and research areas around Anniston. Though my missions were primarily security and safety related, we were all required to go through hazmat training and carry a gas mask in some areas of operation. There were sirens located throughout the area and all were told to immediately don the masks when the sirens went off. There were several areas that even with a top secret clearance we were instructed to never venture into them unless escorted.

I was always a bit anxious when tracking loads from that facility.

posted on Sep, 5 2011 @ 12:34 AM
reply to post by kerontehe

As I've said I'm not a local. So I notice some things that go on around here that they seem to not pay attention to. Can you tell me why would the military (without county sherriffs or police) be out in the woods at night on private property? I don't mean just a few men I'm talking like two of the trucks that that they carry troops with and other vehicles.

posted on Sep, 5 2011 @ 12:40 AM
reply to post by isthisreallife

Something else you may want to check out. The cattle multilaions in the area. I don't think they are ufo's. I think the governments running test on these animal parts to see just what all chemicals are in them. I believe in October of 2009 there was 32. Around the Sand Mountain area. Which isn't far from Anniston.

posted on Sep, 5 2011 @ 01:09 AM
Do you think it is possible that Monsanto has been involved in researching and making biological warfare agents or doing things that would be clearly human rights violations or war crimes, and that they use it to blackmail the govt with? Maybe they give money and support on one hand, and they blackmail on the other.

Where are 'our' 3 letter agents when it comes to THIS stuff?

posted on Sep, 5 2011 @ 06:20 AM

Originally posted by Gorman91
reply to post by Amaterasu

And like I keep saying to you, repairmen still want to get payed.

And as I keep saying... Robots can repair anything no One want to repair. Repair people (who are in Their bliss repairing) will willingly repair things and gain reputation thereby. The "coin" in such a world is One's reputation.

And no One will want to be "paid" money if there is no need for it...

posted on Sep, 5 2011 @ 07:46 AM
reply to post by CynicalDrivel

If we'd point out that lysol, in the past, WAS CONTAMINATED with worse chemicals than what Lysol already has, people might, just might start to worry. But Lysol is a beloved brand that people trust more than any other brand to kill all germs. It's an uphill battle to get this through most of humanity's thick skull.

This is good information, but in all of my years its the first time I've heard of this problem. Who knew? How is anyone supposed to know the dangers lurking behind everyday products unless someone speaks up?

posted on Sep, 5 2011 @ 10:42 AM
reply to post by Amaterasu

And the repair robots would need repairmen too. Everything decays. Only humans can stop decay. And if we ever made robots that could do it as well as we, chances are they're be sentient and demand freedom from what we tell them to do.

People aren't the same. Not everyone thinks the same. Not everyone wants the same. Not everyone is the same. Try living in the real world for just one freaking year. There will always be people who want for what they do. And it won't be their "bliss". Since our last long-term talk about this, I have discovered that there are many in between of bliss and work I hate. This is because I live in the real world, unlike you. There is work I am willing to do, but don't want to, because it puts me in the eye of others. There is work I am not willing to do, but I would love to do, because I know another is better. There is work I am completely apathetic to, and well do for a friend, and no other reason.

See this puts a certain hole in your whole ideal world, because just because you like what you do, doesn't mean you're good at it. which in turn, can lead you to crack, as I have seen many times now in a mere year.

And when people crack, depending on how they crack, they grow hateful of themselves, others, and society. Some will actively seek to destroy society because everyone is better than them at what they do.

Nothing you're well-advertised society has can stop an angry person. No society can. Simply put, crap happens, and then people die. And it's usually when people die that people realize how incredibly stupid utopia is as an idea.

posted on Sep, 5 2011 @ 11:27 AM
reply to post by isthisreallife

I actually grew up in Anniston. We all knew someone who had cancer or other health issues caused by Monsanto. My own grandmother had to have her back yard dug up and tested. All of us grandkids had been exposed to PCBs for our entire lives. Everyone in town knows that the whole place is contaminated. We can't eat the fish from Choccolocco. I actually have an uncle who went fishing in the creek and when he walked out of the water, all of the hair from his legs was gone. Its disgusting what this company has done to such a beautiful little town. I worked at the bank during their settlement and it was amazing at the amount of people who came with Monsanto money. This contamination has affected so many people and almost nobody knows about it...

posted on Sep, 5 2011 @ 02:17 PM

Originally posted by Human0815
Stars and Flag, a well researched Thread and good Information provided!

Monsanto is pure Evil and need to get destroyed by the People of Free World.

This can not be stated often enough, if people were to get a clue and understand that the whole of the "Farm-Aid" movement was because Monsanto went to the banks and instructed them to foreclose on ANY and ALL farmers who did not buy THEIR new GMO seed to plant each year, these farmers were doomed and the people ought to go straight to Monsanto headquarters and take it down!! Not to mention all the banks that were in collusion with them. Then we need to address the federal government for their role in this BS!!!!!!!!!

posted on Sep, 5 2011 @ 04:15 PM
reply to post by isthisreallife

Ah. I was wondering what the Tuscaloosa/Birmingham tornado was heading for. But then I suppose most of the people who run the plant live in T/B.
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posted on Sep, 5 2011 @ 06:46 PM
reply to post by Stratus9

It would of been okay. If I read on line right the fort is suppose to have one of those fema camps.

posted on Sep, 6 2011 @ 02:25 AM
reply to post by isthisreallife

I grew up 20 miles from there. Went to college 10 miles from there. This stuff is true. Didn't read all the replies but it's also the home of the only chemical weapons incinerator in the US for the military and the place where those end of the world training sessions are held for police/firefighter/EMS. Good work op. I know a lot of people employed around that area, although I don't live there anyymore.

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