Early last week, a group called "STOP the Monsanto Protection Act" began circulating the following paragraph on Facebook (FB).
"I am truly upset that the majority of Americans who were aware of this expressed concern (to put it lightly) and nothing was done by our elected officials. Our mainstream media outlets haven’t barely even so much as mention it (sic), let alone mention the numbers of people who (sic) DO NOT SUPPORT THIS ACT OF TREASON!!! This is them openly telling us they no longer represent us and we do not have the power to stop them ..."
Clearly, the section of the recently signed H.R. 933 budget bill that has become known as the Monsanto Protection Act by its opponents, due to its favorable impact on companies such as Monsanto (MON) and DuPont (DD) and the multibillion dollar genetically modified foods industry as a whole, has aroused serious passions.
But it takes a special kind of outrage for an obscure rider in a government spending bill to cross over fromRead More »from Social Media Uproar of the Moment: The ‘Monsanto Protection Act’