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Inequality is unjust and immoral - if government force is used.

Today, 9/16/2014, The Des Moines Register once again reinforced the idea that there is something inherently wrong with increasing income inequality.  (See “Ag economy cited in study showing growth in rich-poor gap” – link below.)  In a free market, where government does not interfere except to stop fraud and force, people only become wealthy by producing things that others value and purchase voluntarily.   154 more words

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Five Reasons Why This NON GMO Farmer Is Opposed To Mandatory Labeling Of GMO Products

Some mornings, my Facebook timeline is virtually over run with updates and promotion of the campaign for mandatory labeling of GMOs. The proponents of labeling are passionate and articulate. 1,160 more words

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Dagny Taggart - You’ve Been Cropped: The Case to Abolish Farm Subsidies

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Farm subsidies were originally created to provide assistance to family farmers. They were supposed to be taxpayer-friendly ways of supporting small farms, keeping the agriculture industry successful and helping all citizens to be able to afford basic staples. 2,372 more words

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