SCOTUS IS PISSING ME OFF!

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Well, it’s appears the Supreme Court appears to side with Monsanto in seed patent case against one Indiana Farmer.

You see, Monsanto corners the market in seeds. According to Monsanto, farmers must purchase new seeds every time and not reuse seeds from the last crop. This is why non-genetically modified seeds are better to use which can be used more than once. Heirloom seeds are the best! So much FLAVOR!!

My question is why is the farmer buying and planting Monsanto seeds in the first place? Can’t he use organic seeds or non-GMO’S! I know it’s a little more work but then you don’t have Monsanto on your back when you do!

But I digress!

But let’s get back to Monsanto. The farmers lawyer argument is interesting:

“So what they’re essentially asking for is for the farmers to bear all the risks of farming, yet they can sit back and control how that property is used.” He added that the use of grain elevator seed by small-scale farmers like Bowman is “never going to be a threat to Monsanto’s business.”

Monsanto is demanding $85,000 in damages from poor struggling farmers.

Yes, the billion dollar company is crying for more money!

This makes me sick to my stomach!

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