Tag Archives: government interventionism

For What Should We Be Thankful?

What if the leadership of both parties gives only lip service to Thomas Jefferson’s assertions in the Declaration of Independence that all humans “are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these … Continue reading

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DuBois column

President Trump signed the E.O. mentioned in my last column, requiring a review of all national monuments of over 100,000 acres and designated since 1996. “Today, I am signing a new executive order to end another egregious abuse of federal … Continue reading

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Washington’s despotic lawlessness

For seven years, our “Try and stop me” president and administration have used and abused their powers to impose their agenda. What we need now is a “Try and make me” president, who will refuse to enforce their edicts. Who … Continue reading

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Minnesota Expands Food Freedom in New Cottage Food Bill

 This is indicative of a mentality that the government ultimately owns its citizens and their property. Well intentioned people who are trying to make a living must pay the government off for permission to do so. Yep, they control every … Continue reading

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U.S. farmers hit hard by labour strife at West Coast ports

According to Carl Marx, the rich get rich while the poor get kids until there is finally a “revolt of the proletariat.” Today, economics professors are fond of strutting around in front of their classes while lauding the genius of … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Your Children Grow Up to Be Farmers

…now it’s time for farmers to shape our own agenda. We need to fight for loan forgiveness for college grads who pursue agriculture; programs to turn farmers from tenants into landowners; guaranteed affordable health care; and shifting subsidies from factory … 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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Government-Created Drought in California: A Long, Dry Summer : The Tea Party Economist

Well duh…when, do you recon, will people finally realize that this is the kind of result you ALWAYS get when government manages ANYTHING! — jtl, 419 Prices for agricultural produce in U.S. supermarkets will be up this summer. Why? Drought, plus government … Continue reading

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Swan Song: New York’s Wildlife Bureaucrats Intend to Eradicate Wild Swans

If you manage FOR a species, you are doomed to loose that species. It is always best to manage for the health of the ecosystem as a whole. — jtl Posted by Chris Gill on the Circle Ranch Blog NOTE: this article … Continue reading

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Congress is Falling Down on the Job

“Congress knows about these problems. They have known for 30 years. Farmers and ranchers are waiting for Congress to take action and work for solutions.” This makes me want to puke. It is an embarrassment to be associated with an … Continue reading

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