Tag Archives: Policy
College Students

Is college “worth it?”

In a challenging economy and a difficult job market, intuition would suggest that getting a college degree is perhaps more important than ever before. Setting oneself apart from the hordes of other applicants is critical, and not having that diploma on the wall is indeed a barrier to entry in many occupations. I’ve often remarked […]

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President Harry S. Truman

Where does the “Buck” stop with the Obama Administration?

I’ve always been a fan (historically speaking, that is) of Harry S Truman. Perhaps I like him because he was a farm boy from Missouri who always kept that certain sensibility that comes from growing up with dirt on your hands and from raising livestock. Or perhaps I like him because of that “give ‘em […]

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U.S. Senator Jerry Moran

Guest Editorial: Protecting the Future of Agriculture

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest editorial from U.S. Senator Jerry Moran of Kansas. In communities across our nation, no tradition runs deeper from generation to generation than that of working on a family farm. By working alongside their parents, grandparents and neighbors, young people learn important life skills and values – the values […]

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U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

Guest Editorial: Beef Producers, Exports Hurt by Stalled BSE Rule

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest editorial by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa, provided by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. International trade bolsters job creation here at home and helps foster economic activity in communities across the country. The beef industry plays a big role in the United States’ trade portfolio. Last year […]

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