2009

John Mackey’s Advice

August 27 2009

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The air is saturated with loud noise about health care reform. That’s all we hear.

Are we going to have a public option?

How can we pay for universal Health care?

The whole issue has become…

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Personal Responsibility

August 20 2009

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I’m holding in my hand today’s Washington Post newspaper. The front page story features a woman who packed up her most precious belongings in her rusty pick-up truck and drove 1,000 miles…

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Hans Block (1959-2009)

August 13 2009

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I’m back on the farm.

It wasn’t a visit of choice. On Friday, July 31, 2009, my son and farming partner for more than 20 years was killed in a traffic accident as he was returning home for…

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GM Crops Blessed By the Vatican

August 6 2009

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Maybe you missed this, but I think it is significant. The Vatican’s Pontifical Academy of Science has endorsed genetically modified crops. It’s good to have the Pope on our side. The Vatican…

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