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Iain Duncan Smith "may have done ok from the EU"

Iain Duncan Smith has come out fighting today, insulting the Germans, deriding the Prime Minister as a push-over, but most importantly appealing to the British people’s better nature, arguing that the EU is “a force for social injustice”. 138 more words

Common Agricultural Policy

Repeal Iowa Constitutional amendment - dont' pay farmers rent to not pollute.

Governor Brandstad said he is open to increasing the sales tax to improve water quality in Iowa. (Des Moines Register, 5/3/2016, “Branstad open to sales tax for water quality” – link below) Specifically, he wants to implement the Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreations Trust Fund. 134 more words

Subsidies

Farm Subsidies after Brexit - the first hints from Farm Minister Eustice

We’ve had a first hint from the Brexit side, as to what support farming would receive if the UK left the EU.

This from Farmers Weekly… 1,150 more words

Farming

Dr. Kinkade goes to Washington

My friend Gail recently took me to task about my usual blog subject — trying to eat healthier. “Nobody gives a damn if you’re on a diet, Josie. 378 more words

Diet

Downsize the Department of Agriculture

The DOA is bloated and ineffectual. This article from CATO‘s Downsizing Government offers one way (and a good way) to reduce the waste and harm that this agency does. 503 more words

GDP & Employment

A Different Kind of Pork (in France)

There is a big government crisis in France following the arson of several trucks and blocking of traffic on several main national arteries for several days. 39 more words

Current Events

Should Washington End Agricultural Subsidies?

By Vincent H. Smith – Re-Blogged From The American Enterprise Institute

U.S. farmers don’t need support from U.S. taxpayers, either directly or through legislation that restricts the supply of a commodity to raise its price. 710 more words

GDP & Employment