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Kub's Den
Elaine Kub Contributing Analyst
Wed Aug 21, 2013 10:37 AM CDT

For the past couple of weeks, in a tantrum of such dramatic flair that perhaps only Frenchmen could pull it off, French egg farmers have been smashing hundreds of thousands of eggs outside of local government offices. It was a vivid protest against EU policies that have indirectly led to egg prices now falling below the cost of production. In such circumstances, I suppose America's conventional grain farmers could attempt something similar with truckloads of grain -- perhaps dumped along W Jackson Boulevard outside the Chicago Board of Trade? -- but we would never be able to match the Frenchmen's ...

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