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John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Mar 22, 2013 02:18 PM CDT

When Mike Gmoser, the prosecutor in southwestern Ohio's Butler County, took the trouble to indict Punxsutawney Phil for purposely, and with prior calculation and design, causing the people to believe that spring would come early, it told me more about him than the scheming intent of a stupid ground hog.

First of all, Mr. Gmoser is just not a very busy guy. Either that or the crime rate in Cincinnati has suddenly taken a nosedive, leaving local jails as thinly populated as the Tom Vilsack fan club.

Furthermore, his office is clearly not worried about public layoffs linked to the ...

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