2009

Energy Independence

October 29 2009

Hello everybody out there in farm country. This radio commentary is brought to you by the Renewable Fuels Association, Wal-Mart Stores, Monsanto, and John Deere. They are all friends, supporters, and allies of a healthy farm economy and prosperous rural America. Thank you.

And now for today’s commentary—

Are we really serious about reducing our reliance on imported energy? Shouldn’t this be a priority for national security reasons, not to mention the jobs we can create and money we can…

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Challenging Times

October 22 2009

Hello everybody out there in farm country. This radio commentary is brought to you by the Renewable Fuels Association, Wal-Mart Stores, Monsanto, and John Deere. They are all friends, supporters, and allies of a healthy farm economy and prosperous rural America. Thank you. And now for today’s commentary—

These are not tranquil times. Our economy is getting better – we hope. But unemployment is still over 9 percent and that doesn’t even include those that have just given up on looking for…

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World Food Day

October 15 2009

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And now for today’s commentary—

This Friday, October 16 was “World Food Day.” Thirty years ago (1979), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN issued the proclamation to heighten public awareness of the world…

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Afghanistan

October 8 2009

Hello everybody out there in farm country. This radio commentary is brought to you by the Renewable Fuels Association, Wal-Mart Stores, Monsanto, and John Deere. They are all friends, supporters, and allies of a healthy farm economy and prosperous rural America. Thank you.

And now for today’s commentary—

Six months ago, here is what I said in my commentary –

“I don’t think sending thousands more U.S. troops into Afghanistan is a good idea. Every country that has ever tried to get…

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