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Podcast of Iowa Radio/Mickelson interview on WSJ Ag $

Talk show host Jan Mickelson and I had fun ragging on the Agriculture Department bogus bonanza  on Iowa’s WHO radio this morn.  Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is the former governor of Iowa, but I’m pretty sure Jan won’t be giving him any blurbs any time soon. In the second segment of the 19 minute interview, […]

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Funny Comments on WSJ “Rotten Tomatoes” Article

The Wall Street Journal piece on USDA’s billion dollar bonanza for “discrimination” victims is generating funny comments on the WSJ website. Here’s a sample: Diane Eicher: “Veggies. I would have planted more but ran out of pots. A loan would have increased the output. Where’s the money?” Chris Henry: “I’m pretty sure my wife sold […]

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My WSJ piece – USDA Bizarre Billion $ Bias Payoff

WALL STREET JOURNAL March 21, 2013 Rotten Tomatoes for a Billion-Dollar Farm Payout Calling all women and Hispanics who once thought about applying for a loan. By JAMES BOVARD Are you a woman or a Hispanic who planted a backyard garden between 1981 and 2000? Did you ever dream of asking for a loan for […]

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