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Monsanto Executive wins World Food Prize Award

For the first time in its 27-year history, a prestigious award for enhancing the global food supply has gone to a creator of genetically modified crops, a top scientist at Monsanto. The choice is likely to add more heat to an intense debate about the role biotechnology can play in combating world hunger.

Robert T. Fraley, Monsanto’s executive vice president and chief technology officer, will share the $250,000 World Food Prize with two other scientists who helped devise how to insert foreign genes into plants: Marc Van Montagu of Belgium and Mary-Dell Chilton of the United States.

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Hitler was Times Man of the Year just a few years before...

being overthrown.

I can just see Chef Gordon Ramsey now....

...head bowed, brow in hand, and a slow side to side oscillation..."Fuckin' 'ell..your havin' a piss on me now...yeah? Cor Blimey!"

Wha? .....hey....who stole my country?


That's good. lol

Well they gave the Nobel

Well they gave the Nobel Peace Prize to Obama so this just sort of falls in line with how these work nowadays.

We all share this eternally evolving present moment- The past and future only exist as inconsequential mental fabrications.

Obama deserves nothing but

Obama deserves nothing but contempt. This lady should have won it. http://www.pbs.org/programs/irena-sendler/

Bizzaro World

Winning an award like that means you have done irreparable damage to the very thing the award promotes.

Obama's actions seem to show that one. ;)

Just open the box and see

Dont forget Kissinger winning

Dont forget Kissinger winning the Freedom award as well...

We all share this eternally evolving present moment- The past and future only exist as inconsequential mental fabrications.


"In December 2007, the IPCC was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize "for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change". The award is shared with Former U.S. Vice-President Al Gore for his work on climate change and the documentary An Inconvenient Truth."

I really am beginning to see a trend. ;)

Just open the box and see


Good point.

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