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Guess what? Bread’ll (probably) kill you

It was a few years ago that I first heard an adage that has long been around in some circles; “The whiter the bread, the sooner you’re dead.” Like most Americans I have a weakness for bread. I like pizza....

We are subsidizing our own disease burden

Bingo! We subsidize sugar, corn, all sorts of nasty stuff. (And yes I like eating both too.) Then taxpayers have to pay for the treatment of diabetes etc. after people get fat and unhealthy on the “food” we fund. (You...

Steve King Destroys Ethanol Industry Recruited Primary Opponent

(From RedState) While Trump-endorsed Vichy Republican, Renee Ellmers, was being humiliated in her primary last night (she was relying on a “Trump bump” to win — I am not making that up), Ted Cruz surrogate, Iowa Representative Steve King, was racking...

Crony Corn Looms Large in Iowa

The production of ethanol is a wasteful endeavor. It creates more carbon than it saves. In the wake of the fracking revolution we don’t even need ethanol for “energy independence.” It is a fuel which survives only because Iowan (and...

Farmers May Reap Subsidy Boom on Record Crops

Every time we post a story on crop subsidies there are at least a few people out there who jump up and down and swear that taxpayers paying to subsidize farmers (really agribusiness) isn’t welfare. It’s welfare. Read more…

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