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White House Has ‘Peculiar’ Justification for Illegal Immigration

John C Calhoun, the newest White House advisor on immigration.

Someone in the White House is channeling John C. Calhoun. Stephen Dinan, of the Washington Times, writes the White House has issued a report that claims, “…the strength and continuity of rural America is contingent on common–sense immigration reform.” In other words, the availability of your boutique tomatoes depends on amnesty for illegals. The Obama Administration believes rural America, much ...

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USDA wants meat origins on labels

C. K. Hartman (CC)

Ever think about where the cow was born and slaughtered when you were biting into a nice, juicy burger? If you’re like most people, probably not. But that might change if the U.S. Department of Agriculture gets its way. Taking “truth in advertising” to a whole new level, the USDA wants to include the location where livestock is born, raised, ...

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USDA hosting first ever US-China Agricultural Symposium

The first ever US-China Agricultural Symposium took place today. The Symposium where government and industry leaders from the US and China will meet to tackle export issues, to allow US Beef to be exported into the Asia Pacific region. China became the number one market for US agricultural goods in 2011. China purchasing over $20 billion in US agricultural exports. ...

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EU to Cut 75% of Food for the Poor Programs in 2012

In an odd twist of fate we see just what happens when European Big Government Socialism runs into reality as the EU announced that starting Jan 1, 2012 they will be cutting 75% of the funding that feeds 18 million of it’s poorest citizens. The Food for the Deprived program dates back to 1987 when it relied heavily on heavy ...

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