Posts Tagged ‘Agriculture’


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Feds Fund Food Junkthought


Tuesday January 2nd, 2018   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 8:50am PST   •   0 Comments

The “farm to fork” movement has brought farmers’ markets to the heart of urban areas and they have long been a hit in cities such as Davis, California. Those who patronize farmers markets might be surprised to learn that they are “white spaces,” in which the “habits of white people are normalized.” Farmers’ markets…
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High Court Slams Government Raisin Ransacking


Tuesday June 23rd, 2015   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 10:34am PDT   •   0 Comments

As we noted, Big Government has been colonizing economic activity through schemes such as the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937. This New Deal act, based on the notion that central planning works, set up cooperative boards and conscripted growers into reserve set-asides. This meant that Fresno raisin growers Marvin and Laura Horne, like…
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Government Raisin Ransacking


Friday April 24th, 2015   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 8:50am PDT   •   2 Comments

“Central planning was thought to work very well in 1937,” observes U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, “and Russia tried it for a long time.” So did the United States, through schemes such as the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937. Authorized by Congress during the New Deal, the Act set up cooperative boards…
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Interest Payments on U.S. Government Debt Are on Track to Bankrupt America


Monday June 13th, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 2:20pm PDT   •   5 Comments

This video, “Brother, Can You Spare a Trillion? Government Gone Wild!”, has now had over 2.7 million views on YouTube. It summarizes the gigantic threat that U.S. government debt poses for America, with annual interest payments alone this year totaling more that all federal spending for the combined costs of the departments of Commerce,…
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