2008

Lobbyists

June 25 2008

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In the eyes of Barack Obama, and John McCain, Washington lobbyists are radioactive -- they are lepers. Obama won't take a campaign contribution from a lobbyist. McCain won't employ a…

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Beef With Korea

June 18 2008

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I found it hard to believe as I watched on television the thousands of South Koreans protesting thcir government's decision to accept U.S. beef. Come on -- are they really afraid that…

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UN Food Meeting

June 11 2008

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Last week, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization met in Rome. The original agenda was to focus on climate change and biofuels. However, the dominant issue proved to be food…

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Energy Independence

June 4 2008

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Complaints persist about $4.00 gasoline. The debate rages on. Congressional Committees drag in oil executives, question and blame them for the high prices. We bemoan the fact that we are…

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