2010

Mexican Trade War

August 26 2010

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We have a weak national economy with unemployment approaching ten percent but we don’t seem to take the obvious steps to improve the situation. In fact, we do the opposite. We have…

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Germany

August 19 2010

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My family and I just got back from Germany. We bicycled along raging rivers and streams on well-kept bike paths that are very common in much of Europe. On one side would be fields of…

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Farming Transformed

August 12 2010

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Last week I was down on the farm in Illinois. I still can’t get out of my mind how different the farming business is today compared with when I was a little boy. At the same time, in…

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Family Farms

August 5 2010

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Here I am on the family farm in Illinois. The weather has been absolutely perfect. Hasn’t been that way most of the year. We still have yellow spots in our corn fields where it has been…

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