‘You’re called fake news’: Lavrov shoots down CNN’s ‘fake question’ on Venezuela

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07-05-19 08:41:00,

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov joked that CNN was “fake news” and described the network quizzing him about Moscow’s hypothetical response to a possible US intervention in Venezuela as a “fake question.”

Lavrov had a brief press conference following his meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, on the sidelines of the Arctic Council in Rovaniemi, Finland on Monday. One of the few questions came from CNN, asking what “leverage or opportunities” Russia had to stop a US military intervention in Venezuela.

“Some call your company CNN ‘fake news,’ and now you are asking a fake question,” Lavrov replied.

Joking aside, the Russian top diplomat continued, Russia is categorically against any military intervention anywhere without UN Security Council authorization.

“From my contacts with American, European and Latin American counterparts, I do not see supporters of a reckless military solution. I hope that this understanding, which everyone has, will be turned into a practical policy, that there will be no military solution, because it would be catastrophic,” Lavrov said.

Asked if American diplomats shared this understanding, Lavrov replied, “Yes.”

#Lavrov & presser w/ @SecPompeo tells a @CNN reporter who asked what would #Russia do if #US decided to launch a military operation in #Venezuela: “Many call you media fake news, and you are now asking a fake question.”

— Maxim A. Suchkov (@MSuchkov_ALM) May 6, 2019

While CNN will no doubt seize upon Lavrov’s use of President Donald Trump’s phrasing as proof of “Trump-Russia collusion” they have promoted for years, this is not the first time the foreign minister has chided CNN in this fashion for their coverage of US-Russian relations.

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Safety of RNAi Corn Called Into Question | Light On Conspiracies – Revealing the Agenda

Safety of RNAi Corn Called Into Question | Light On Conspiracies – Revealing the Agenda

10-01-18 08:23:00,

January 8th, 2018

By Sayer Ji

Contributing writer for Wake Up World

Another study confirms what activists and scientists alike have been warning: the next generation of RNA interference GM foods may seriously compromise the genetic integrity of our species.

A new study, titled “Detection of dietetically absorbed maize-derived microRNAs in pigs”, adds fuel to the fire of the growing controversy surrounding the EPA’s recent and conspicuously underreported approval of Monsanto/Dow’s RNA interference (RNAi) corn — a new type of genetically modified organism comprised of a multitude of genetically engineered traits (and therefore potential health risks) destined to make it to people’s dinner tables by the end of this decade. (You can view the entire study pdf here.)

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The Biotech/Chemical industry’s new RNAi corn was quietly rubber stamped by the EPA on June 15th of last year under the premature, under the patently false assumption that the RNA interference molecules in the maize can not directly affect the gene expression of those animals or humans who eat it.

The ongoing controversy relates to a fundamental difference of opinion on the age old aphorism: ’you are what you eat.’ The GMO side answers NO, rejecting the idea. To them, food isn’t imbued with any unique, biologically meaningful properties beyond the fact that it is a source of energy (calories) and bodily building-blocks (biochemicals such as carbs, fats and proteins, and a few key minerals and vitamins). Therefore, they contend that GMO food is substantially equivalent to conventional food, and therefore carries with it no additional safety concerns. Ironically, their marketing and lobbying efforts say otherwise: they claim their newly created genetically modified organisms are so exceptionally unique that they warrant receiving the patents they need to maintain market exclusivity. Essentially they want to have their Roundup-ready cake and eat it too.

Also see: Big Biotech’s ‘Substantial Equivalence’ Argument Busted by Latest GMO Study

The other side — what should be called the the pro-Real Science, and pro-Safety side — not only says YES to the concept that we are what we eat,

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