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Van tornado highlights Ag Department role in disaster aid

VAN, Texas (KXAN) — Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller walked slowly beside home-sized piles of debris stacked next to several streets in Van, Texas, this week. 732 more words

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Trouble in Texas -- Tenacity or Trolling?

Did you guys see the news out of Texas the other day?  As it turns out, Texas’ Agriculture Commissioner, Mr. Sid Miller, is proposing a modification of the Texas Agriculture Code in order to enable public schools to remove restrictions on deep fat frying, sell carbonated drinks (1) and generally insult common sense and any pretense of caring about the health of children (2). 952 more words

Nutrition

"We Took Our Own" by Hannah Saubert and Sid Miller

Dear Jesus in Central Oregon,

We haven’t learned to pray.
And every fence post I kneel to boasts America’s everlasting freedom.
We took our own portrait, 108 more words

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Sid Miller - Tool of the Deep Fat Fryer Lobby?

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller (TP-Stephenville) likes to take on the important issues facing our state – like making sure Texas students have better access to deep fat fried foods and sodas.  481 more words

Texas News

Miller bringing some sizzle to Texas ag department

Sid Miller is becoming rapidly the most talked-about Texas agriculture commissioner since, oh, perhaps Jim Hightower.

That’s really saying something.

Hightower used to make reporters laugh out loud with his jokes and quips when he led the TDA in the late 1980s. 286 more words

State News

State agency proposes loosening rules on deep-fried foods in schools

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Proposed Texas Department of Agriculture rules could nix state-level restrictions on deep fat frying and the sale of certain carbonated drinks in Texas schools, according to an agency proposal. 641 more words

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Send In The Clowns (or, Welcome 84th Texas Legislature!)

The opening gavel has hardly gone down but the 84th Texas Legislature is already on its way to full-on ass-clown mode. 489 more words

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