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Thursday 08/02/12

Correcting the Record
There are some corrections to my blog from Wednesday morning that I need to fix.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 12:33PM CDT 08/02/12 by Chris Clayton | Post a Comment
Comments (1)
That is funny Chris. Keep riding around in a bus, not knowing where you are, not knowing where you have been and not knowing where you are going will qualify you for public office. However, you would have to stop admitting you make mistakes.
Posted by Bonnie Dukowitz at 6:39AM CDT 08/03/12

Wednesday 08/01/12

Disaster Aid Package Finds Few Friends
The most novel element of the disaster package that the House of Representatives seems poised to take up on Thursday is that its main emphasis is to help livestock producers even though livestock groups don't seem that interested in the disaster aid.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 9:19PM CDT 08/01/12 by Chris Clayton | Post a Comment
Comments (2)
Cows don't eat money- they eat hay and corn! See any extra out there Chris?
Posted by Bonnie Dukowitz at 5:15AM CDT 08/02/12
Talking about a "mixed emotions" kind of situation...not passing the deeply flawed, big agriculture benefiting Farm Bill is kind of a relief. It REALLY needs to get reeled out of the "Special Interests-PAC" vat, overhauled and openly debated. (Like the three amendments tacked on in Committee, that are NOT scheduled for debate, which are little more than "Obama Care" for the Bio-Tech Industry...) However, a Government that was ACTUALLY GOVERNING should have the resources, especially with all those brand new para-military units working for the FDA and USDA, to be able to get the emergency forage the Meat Producers direly need, but actually bring it to their Farms. A failure to do this should equal a failure for re-election for all concerned.
Posted by Ric Ohge at 10:21AM CDT 08/02/12
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