Monthly Archives: June 2015

The End of an Era

For those of us that have traded these markets for decades, this week marks the end of an era… The migration to electronic trading is virtually complete. For some reason this leaves me with a sad, empty feeling. “Nostalgic” is … Continue reading

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Clay Nanni and American Mustangs

 I’m all for it provided he is doing it on his own land and with his own money. But even at that, take a look at the condition of the range–probably 90% or better bare ground. Actually, if managed properly, … Continue reading

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McDonald’s ‘verified sustainable beef’ project steams ahead

 Visit to Alberta from McDonald’s global CEO signals a sea change in the Canadian beef industry A capitalist responding to a market demand is well and good. But…that word “sustainable” gives me the “willies” because it is from the language … Continue reading

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How an HSUS employee scandal reveals incompetency of animal rights organization

An employee of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has been accused of embezzling more than $31,000 in funds from donors. What’s worse is how HSUS manages the money it receives from well-intentioned animal lovers. $31,175 is peanut … Continue reading

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The Nine Calf Cow

… the cow calf business is the cull cow business.  The only cow close to any ranch I might own a controlling interest in is the one the old lady milks every morning. I have never in my life pulled … Continue reading

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Bullies try to derail local control of public lands

Transferring the so-called “public lands” to the States would not be a permanent answer but it surely would be a step in the right direction. — jtl By Montana State Senator Jennifer Fielder via American Lands Council   Over the … Continue reading

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Cruel gray wolf release experiment needs to end

Public testimony demonstrated little support from the local communities for the release of another naïve (born and raised in captivity) wolf. Dr E Lamar Smith taught me a great many things about the “real world.” One that always stood out … Continue reading

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FOREST SERVICE: GOP Cheers as Chief Formally Withdraws Groundwater Rule

Phil Taylor, E&E reporter Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell today formally withdrew a proposal to more carefully gauge how the agency’s land management decisions affect groundwater. The agency’s groundwater directive, unveiled in May 2014, had sparked a torrent of criticism … Continue reading

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Inequality: The Rhetoric and Reality

There’s only one source of prosperity, and it’s not redistribution…Equal freedom under a just rule of law and limited government doesn’t mean that everyone will be equal in their endowments, motivations, or aptitudes. Disallowing those differences, however, destroys the driving … Continue reading

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What would it take to convince a climate realist?

https://www.youtube.com/embed/t1DNF4yT1C8?feature=player_embedded“> by Paul Driessen at CFACT – See more at: http://www.cfact.org/2015/05/10/what-does-it-take-to-convince-a-climate-skeptic/#sthash.zfqr6Rom.dpuf         FOLLOW FLYOVER PRESS ON FACEBOOK Check out our WebSite Check out our e-Store Planned Grazing: A Study Guide and Reference Manual. This is the ideal squeal to A Handbook … Continue reading

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