2010

Set the Record Straight

July 29 2010

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For two years now, environmentalists have wanted to pass legislation to cap greenhouse gases. Put a tax on carbon. Don’t touch the rain forests. We want “sustainable” agriculture.

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The Tea Party Movement

July 22 2010

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 How about that Tea Party movement? A year ago, nobody had even heard of them. When they burst upon the scene, all the political power brokers were making fun of them. They were a joke.…

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Death, Taxes & Uncertainty

July 15 2010

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.

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The big worry in the country is all about jobs. Businesses are not hiring? Why aren’t the banks making loans?

One very obvious obstacle to growing the economy is that individuals and…

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A New World

July 8 2010

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.

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Last weekend, we celebrated Independence Day (our 4th of July). It makes us look back at what we have achieved as a nation. It also should cause us to contemplate our future.

Michael…

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Trade

July 1 2010

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—

They have a tin ear. Obvious opportunities to increase jobs in our weak economy have been ignored. The ag industry and, in fact, all of our export companies have been complaining that…

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