THIS WOMAN WRITES The Lies We're Told
It's no surprise that we're lied to all the time. Anyone who follows politics in any manner at all readily acknowledges that politicians lie.
And businessmen lie.
And mass media magnates lie.
And i... Posted on 2/6/15 at 6:13 PM
FARM BLEAT The day has come
Is anyone out there as happy as I am that today is Election Day?
I should be thrilled that I can once again let my voice be heard in this democracy that allows any American citizen -- age 18 or older ... Posted on 11/3/14 at 11:00 PM
WASHINGTON - U.S. and Japanese negotiators have made "substantial progress" toward a deal on a major Pacific free-trade pact but President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are not expected to announce a final accord during Abe's Washington visit next week, the White House said on Friday.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned five companies on Thursday to stop selling dietary supplements containing an unapproved stimulant known as beta-methylphenylethylamine, or BMPEA.
The House Ways and Means Committee voted 24 to 14 against an amendment that would have allowed sanctions against countries that deliberately weaken their currencies to make their exports cheaper and removed trade deals that do not contain such rules from streamlined congressional procedures.
LONDON - At Pennywell Farm in Devon, workers have come up with a novel way of predicting the outcome of a British election too close for any but the boldest pundits and politicians to call -- political pig racing.
MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin has appointed the governor of one of Russia's key wheat-producing regions as agriculture minister, the Kremlin said on Wednesday, charged with strengthening the sector.
The Obama administration on Tuesday laid out an agenda under its Quadrennial Energy Review to modernize the country's energy infrastructure and make it more resilient to challenges ranging from extreme weather to the domestic energy boom.
Valerie Volcovici and Timothy Gardner
April 21, 2015
CHICAGO - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said on Wednesday he is pleased with the number of grain farmers signing up for the new five-year federal farm bill’s main crop supports, but final results will not be available for another month.
WASHINGTON — Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., is reminding producers that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has made more than $160 million available through six competitive programs of the Agriculture and Food Re-search Initiative, which supports research, education and extension projects that address key challenges affecting U.S. agriculture producers.
President Barack Obama on Dec. 17 announced his intention to nominate Darci L. Vetter, a Nebraskan, for chief agricultural negotiator with the rank of ambassador, a position in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
Locked out employees would not receive unemployment benefits under an amendment added Monday to a state Job Service bill. The amendment was offered to House Bill 1112 by a 5-2 vote in the Senate Industry, Business and Labor Committee.
WASHINGTON — The probability that Congress and President Barack Obama will conclude a “fiscal cliff” bill to deal with the nation’s deficit, much less include a new farm bill in it, is low, but House Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said he is not worried about whether a bill is passed before next year.
WASHINGTON — In his first major speech since the election, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Dec. 6 directly addressed Republican criticism of the Obama administration during the election campaign, and said that leaders in rural America need to take on a “new attitude” that replaces “trying to preserve what we’ve got” with “a growth mindset.”
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