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Tuesday 01/15/13

AFBF Resolution Debate: RFS, School Lunches and Sharia Law
Too many things were going on in the American Farm Bureau Federation delegate session in the late afternoon on Tuesday. Honestly, it's raining in Nashville and getting colder. As delegates pour over some details on policy involving the EPA, I'm thinking I'm not getting out of Nashville on my evening flight tonight.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 3:54PM CST 01/15/13 by Chris Clayton | Post a Comment
Comments (7)
I feel so safe with an organization that opposes Sharia law in the US judicial system! I must say I do employ the Farm Bureau to do my taxes and how do you think such an ALL AMERICAN group bills you for this service???? Well they charge on how much money you make,,, talk about SOCIALISM!!!! So you have a heavily conservative group which supported Romney and gave all sorts of rants about how our government is Socialist and now oppose Sharia law while charging members on how much money they make???? What next, guys?
Posted by Jay Mcginnis at 7:15PM CST 01/15/13
The AFB is irrelevant and becomes more so each day. Narrow minded and self serving pseudo conservatives who berate the government and all things not like them until they have their hands out for their �hard earned� entitlements at which time government programs are great. Absolutely no worldly view. The origin of the modern day Tea Party.
Posted by Don Thompson at 8:30AM CST 01/16/13
If they were to partner at the hip with the United States Chamber of Commerce, would that actually create one whole service?
Posted by Ric Ohge at 9:41AM CST 01/16/13
Yes it is pathetic - a group that promotes investment/profit guarantees for certain select farm businesses and is at the same time is opposed to investment/profit guarantees for other small businesses.
Posted by Lon Truly at 10:07AM CST 01/16/13
Lon, apparently u r not one of the selected groups. I feel soooo sad
Posted by Unknown at 10:28AM CST 01/18/13
lno ,keep driving down your unsubsidized mud roads. I probally pay more taxes than u make u little whiner.
Posted by Unknown at 10:51AM CST 01/18/13
Unknown - You are wrong again. My tax liability is major and the investment/profit guarantees and ag subsidies offered me are disgustingly large.
Posted by Lon Truly at 9:10AM CST 01/20/13
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