2011

More Regulations

September 29 2011

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Farming and ranching are very diversified businesses depending on region, crop, and livestock involved. I don’t think it makes a lot of sense to write rules and regulations on child labor for the whole…

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Special Committee

September 22 2011

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President Obama has asked the Congressional bipartisan “super committee” to fashion legislation to cut our nation’s debt by 3 trillion dollars over the next 10 years. As part of that plan, the…

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The Jobs Bill

September 15 2011

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President Obama, in his speech to the nation last week, seemed almost frantic. “Pass this jobs bill right now.” How many times did he say that?

I do agree that, with unemployment at more than 9%, we…

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Trade Agreements

September 8 2011

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I am so tired of all this talk about jumpstarting the nation’s economy. Members of Congress are talking. President Obama talks all the time. “I’ll double exports in 5 years.”…

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Farming Facts

September 1 2011

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The “dog days of summer” are almost behind us.  Harvest will be picking up steam as we go into the fall.  We already know that, as a nation, our total production is going to be…

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