Author Archives: Mike Callicrate

THE RIGHT EDUCATION

The writer is impressed more and more of the importance of giving farmers the right education. They have been educated squarely against their own interests for more than a half-century. We mean, educated to sell their immense and valuable crops … Continue reading

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Monopolies Rule! So what’s next for Our Republic?

  My friend Christopher Lowell, who portrayed Ben Franklin, passed recently. He will be greatly missed. The concentration of power and wealth is the greatest threat to any free society. The problem and what we can do about it … … Continue reading

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How Much are the Meatpackers Stealing?

A few multinational corporations are doing very well extracting our precious resources, degrading our environment, and exploiting our hardest working people. Dr. John Helmuth, a former House Ag Committee economist under Chairman Neal Smith, said about the actions of the … Continue reading

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Rigged Markets, and False Choices

Cattlemen are still fighting with each other over how they will die, not if they will. Cattle and meatpacker groups are fussing over a choice of 30/14 or 50/14 for percent cash trade and maximum days for the meatpacker to … Continue reading

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