Monthly Archives: May 2014

World: Who’s afraid of GMOs? Let’s serve up science without scare stories eat without fear

I was happy to see that many students understood that this debate is about more than safety. It’s really about freedom. That makes me happy too. I certainly don’t want no damned “Food Nanny” telling me what I can or … Continue reading

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Where the States Offered Public Lands Before?

Many opponents to the Transfer of Public Lands say “states in the West can’t get their lands back. They were offered the lands before and didn’t want them.” As Ken Ivory says: “This is a half of a half-truth.” The real … Continue reading

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Lumber Union Protectionists Incited SWAT Raid On My Factory, Says Gibson Guitar CEO

Ho hum. Just more enviro-wackos out of control.  BTW, back in the early 60’s I bought a Gibson thin/hollow bodied electric guitar for $100. I don’t remember exactly what happened to it but suspect it ended up in a pawn … Continue reading

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Hollywood “Environmentalist” Zealots Exposed in Sting

In the latest sting, the group recorded heavyweight Hollywood actors and producers agreeing to dupe and defraud the American people by demonizing fracking and covering up the funding source. This is one of the main reasons I pay little to … Continue reading

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The Family Business or Businesses?

by Dave Pratt via Ranching for Profit Blog Many of us hope and fear that the next generation will want to be part of the family business. We hope because we feel validated that we must have done something right … Continue reading

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When to Castrate Calves Could Affect Weight Later On

by Stacy Campbell for Ohio State University Extension via Beef Time always is a precious commodity, not to mention having the necessary labor available to work cattle before taking cow-calf pairs to pasture. In the case of castrating bull calves, … Continue reading

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Hey Grimes, what’s up dude?

It was always a tradition at the old FlyoverPress to republish “Hey Grimes” each Memorial Day. Gary Lynn Grimes was a pure and honorable man. His story is tragic but, more than that, it is representative of a generation betrayed.   … Continue reading

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Cartels and Subsidies in Canadian Agriculture

 While sometimes similar to American agricultural policies, there are key differences with Canadian agriculture that may help illustrate the economic costs of intervention in differing economies. Being able to unravel the economic costs of any particular intervention is one of … Continue reading

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Legislation Introduced to Ensure State Management of Sage Grouse

What really needs to happen is for the 1973 law to be repealed and the Environmental Protection Agency and the uS Fish and Wildlife Service dismantled. That would be a good start on dismantling the whole sordid mess. — jtl, … Continue reading

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Obama seizes N.M. land for national monument in Bundy-like showdown

So now tell me who the land thieves really are.  — jtl, 419 Bundy types of protests feared in New Mexico By Dave Boyer via The Washington Times President Obama on Wednesday will declare a national monument in southern New Mexico, … Continue reading

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