Posts Tagged ‘farmers’

Is America Now More a Nation of Takers than Makers?


Friday April 1st, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 2:11pm PDT   •   4 Comments

In a new article for the Wall Street Journal, “We’ve Become a Nation of Takers, Not Makers,” Stephen Moore discusses that “More Americans work for the government than in manufacturing, farming, fishing, forestry, mining and utilities combined.” If you want to understand better why so many states—from New York to Wisconsin to California—are teetering…
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U.S. Funds $700,000 Study on Cow Burps to “Cut Greenhouse Emissions”


Saturday November 6th, 2010   •   Posted by David Theroux at 6:12pm PDT   •   0 Comments

The New Hampshire Union Leader reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded the University of New Hampshire and outside researchers funding of $700,000 in corporate welfare to create “a computer model to help organic dairy farmers cut greenhouse gas emissions such as methane, because Beano probably isn’t an option.” Nitrogen- and carbon-based…
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