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Chinese-owned company qualifies for Trump’s anti-China farm bailout

From the Washington Post A Chinese-owned pork producer is eligible for federal payments under President Trump’s $12 billion farm bailout, a program that was established to help U.S. farmers hurt by Trump’s trade war with China. Smithfield Foods, a Virginia-based pork producer acquired in 2013 by a Chinese conglomerate now named WH Group, can apply […]

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Todd County– Get Out and Vote

We approach election day on November 6th with a great sense of division in our country.  Americans have grown reluctant to discuss policy and governance out of fear of alienating or offending neighbors and friends, or have instead embraced the rhetoric of division and tribalism.  For some this translates to a sense of weariness with […]

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Front Porch Politics

From the website Creators d Feedback If you despair that a mysterious plague of incurable political knuckleheadism has swept our country, turning previously progressive white working-class people into mindless Trump worshippers, check out “The Promise of a Progressive Populist Movement” (PeoplesAction.org/the-promise-of-a-progressive-populist-movement). This report is the work of People’s Action, a multiracial, grassroots coalition. This year, […]

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Reagan’s take on Social Security and Some Fun Facts

Ronald Reagan show why Social Security and the deficit are not related. https://www.facebook.com/socialsecurityworks/videos/559999034429215/?t=49

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McConnell Urging ‘Bipartisan’ Cuts In Social Security And Medicare

Less than a year after Republicans passed their scam to give massive tax breaks to the ultra-wealthy — adding more than $1 trillion to the deficit — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is now pushing for cuts to Medicare and Social Security to make up the difference. See More from the National Memo http://www.nationalmemo.com/mcconnell-urging-bipartisan-cuts-in-social-security-and-medicare/?utm_source=sd&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=MM10182018

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Drivers For Elections

You Can Get Out To Vote If you or someone you know, in Todd County, needs to be provided transportation to vote on November 6th, call Joh at 612-419-4033. This is completely non-partisan. We will not discuss any candidate or position before during after the drive.If John does not answer, please leave your name and […]

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Give the Devil His Due (With Reservations) NAFTA

NAFTA did need to be renegotiated. It is over 20 years old and out of date. The new deal is somewhat better than the old, not as revolutionary as touted. I think what is important to Todd County is the Dairy and to me personally is the Internet Commerce. The following is from Marketwatch. Is […]

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Soybeans, Since Trade War

Prices since trade war! Guess when the trade war startedThe White House has been Trumpeting the reason price raise. Note where it was in April and where it is after the price raise. Enough said!!!

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Fraud Waste and Abuse by Sue Stine

“Fraud, waste, and abuse, fraud, waste, and abuse…” Republicans claim “fraud, waste, and abuse” as reason to cut taxes (current GOP candidate for governor), but neither he nor they ever identify the “fraud, waste, and abuse.” They seem to accept “fraud, waste, and abuse” as a given, that “everyone” knows there’s “fraud, waste, and abuse” […]