We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
Also, in addtion to ALL humans in the New World, all farm crops and animals, including honey bees, chickens and dogs are invaders. Corn originated in southern Mexico and tomatoes, squash and potatos from the Andes, so all of them are invaders in North America, too.
Black walnuts are native to North America.
All, except humans, who are basically wild, have undergone extensive genetic modification by selective breeding.
PS. When I first went to Purdue in 1966, I was surprised to learn that old barns were being stolen. The area around Layflat had originally had many black walnut trees, and they were extensively used for construction. The stolen barns were all somewhat isolated and constructed of by then very-well seasoned walnut planks and beams, and the wood was extremely valuable.
The positive effects of GMO is generally missing from any discussion of GMO foods. Without GMO rice and wheat we would be seeing massive famine in India and China with millions of deaths. Golden rice prevents 100's of thousands of deaths and blindness each year. GMO crops have allowed small farmers to dramatically increase yields and thus increase profits which resulted in more small farmers retaining their farms.