2011

Immigration

October 27 2011

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The subject I want to talk about today is very controversial. I have commented on it before and always got into trouble. Governor Rick Perry tried to put Mitt Romney on the defensive in the Republican…

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Hot Issues

October 20 2011

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Some good things are happening. It took way too long to get it done but at long last our Congress has approved three very important free trade agreements. Agreements with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama…

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Hungry World

October 13 2011

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Is the world going to run out of food? The world’s population has doubled since 1970. Grain prices have doubled in the last 4 years. The worry about food supply has many rich countries, including Saudi…

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Issues of the Day

October 6 2011

Hello everybody out there in farm country. This radio commentary is brought to you by the Renewable Fuels Association, 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 sun keeps shining and the combines keep moving, although these corn yields are not as exciting as we had hoped.

President Obama’s words keep echoing in my ears – “Pass this jobs bill right…

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