As an Oregonian, my phone has been ringing off the hook the last month with pre-recorded messages telling me why I should be affraid of what "some" Oregonians want. The calls are coming in from cities where I have lived before (sneaky) and I sometimes pick up the call thinking it is an old friend. Some nights I get four calls in a row and because I am on the other side of the campaign, I hang up on them. But it doesn't stop the calls from coming in. I'm growing tired of the lies being told to me and my neighbors by the largest food and chemical manufacturers in this country. I'm tired of their deception and what they are doing to our food systems and I think the rest of the county would be too if they knew the facts. Curious? Check out this informative short video made by the side with less money... Oregonians... and the side that makes the most sense.
Here in Oregon this is a very hot race not only on the local level, but across the nation as Corporate money continues to pour in by the millions to defeat our GMO labeling law that is hairs away from passing. This battle has become the most costly measure in Oregon's history. While the YES campaign has spent less than 1/2 of what the NO side has, the grass-roots movement campainging against Corporate Chemical & Ag Giants has put our little state in the National spotlight. Will Oregonians finally slay Goliath and put an end to Monsanto's oppresive anti-food label rule? If Oregonians YES camp wins, how will this affect real estate? Concerned citizens like me are holding their breath but it's looking very promising.
To learn more about where money is coming from to fund this campaign (so you'll understand who wants to make sure US citizens stay in the dark about their food as they continue to grow filthy rich...) click on this link to be taken to The Oregonian interactive chart (screenshot seen below.)
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