While perusing the local markets here in Hilo, I started thinking about Hawai’i County Bill 113. The people who are for this terrible law claim that farmers should use organic methods for growing food. Of course, most of those people are not farmers, they might have a garden where they grow a few tomatoes; but they are not farmers.
The organic movement is a sham, a farce, it is a flat out lie. It is a scheme to charge people more money for less quality. It’s a lot like Obamacare, where you pay more for health care insurance and then get denied medical care because it’s too costly. Making food more expensive by calling it organic is just a cruel way of ripping off people, especially poor people.
Besides the local farmers markets, we also have four large grocery chains on Hawai’i Island: Safeway, Food Land, KTA and Malama Markets. All the stores have an organic section in their produce section. The organic sections are basically ignored by the shopping public. The picture above is the organic section in the Safeway store in Hilo.
Here we have organic Yams at $2.49 per pound. This is one single variety of Yams.
Contrast that with non-organic Yams and Sweet Potatoes at $0.99 per pound. That’s two and a half times cheaper!
The non-organics are plentiful, larger, cheaper and in a taste test – no different! The organic yams are two and a half times more expensive. It’s no wonder why the organic sit on the shelves and rots. Fruit flies buzz around the organic produce that is noticeably bruised and over ripe. Unattractive and too expensive to have any value, either economically or nutritiously.
What Bill 113 does is to take choice away from both the consumer and the farmer. It is an unnecessary law that was crafted by ignorant anti-corporate, anti-people, liberal loons. It’s pure socialism disguised as progressivism. It has nothing to do with science, technology, economic development; it has everything to do with big overreaching government. It plays on the ignorance of people’s fears with false science.
In fact, there has never been a single credible scientific study showing GMOs to have harmful effects on humans, animals or our environment. But scientific consensus hasn’t stopped activists from demanding mandatory labeling on all genetically modified foods. Yet there already exists an effective and uniform way for consumers around the country to identify non-GMO products: the presence of a USDA-certified organic label.
Read more here!
However, you cannot change the mindset of the ignorant. They do not want to listen to facts. They only attack what they do not want to understand. It’s isn’t so much about GMO’s, as it is more about the effort to damage American companies by communists extremists. Who cares if low income people and the poor can’t afford to buy the food they need to feed their families! Who cares if farmers cannot make money growing crops of their choice, and using the technology of their choice! Idiots dance with joy that their freedom are being chipped away!
It’s all about equality with these people. Equal suffering for all and liberty for none! So the next time you are in a grocery store purchasing produce and you’re wonder why the cost of living in Hawai’i is so high? Thank a Liberal!
What’s For Dinner?
Grilled Boneless Pork Chops Over Jasmine Rice with Sweet and Spicy Mango Pineapple Compote!