2011

4th of July 2011

June 30 2011

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Ag Cuts

June 23 2011

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The ax did fall on ag spending in the House.  Another sharp ax fell on ethanol subsidies in the Senate. 

The massive unsustainable debt has Members of Congress doing things…

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U.S. Postal Service

June 16 2011

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It’s Saturday.  I just went to the mail box and brought the mail into the house.  We’ve always expected mail on Saturday.  But for how long?  The U.S. Postal Service is an…

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Michael Pollan

June 9 2011

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I wasn’t even going to mention the name Michael Pollan, professor at Berkeley. Unfortunately, he has a following of people that listen to him and think he knows what he is talking…

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Issues of the Day

June 2 2011

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What do I want to talk about this week? There are so many issues swirling around, it’s hard to decide. I’m just going to go down a list.

Crops – most reports suggest that we have…

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