Leaving Farm Credit

July 15, 2016
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Leaving Farm Credit

Fortunately, it is now official.   As of yesterday, we have no relationship whatsoever with Farm Credit. Our line of credit, in place for many years, was up for renewal with no likelihood of it not being renewed. We had saved all of our yearling heifers (sold only half our calf crop) and wanted to…

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Trump Pence Pick: Way Too Little, Way Too Late

July 15, 2016
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Trump Pence Pick: Way Too Little, Way Too Late

  Mike Pence (Photo credit: Gage Skidmore) Word is out on the streets now that presumptive “Republican” presidential nominee has picked Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his running mate. Many have speculated that Trump chose Pence because Pence has long been known as a solid conservative, and there is almost literally no end to ways…

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The Pretense Of Understanding

July 14, 2016
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The Pretense Of Understanding

Political leaders may not know as much as you think they know. During my service in the South Dakota State House and Senate I saw first-hand, the political inclination of some to serve themselves rather than the citizenry.  The thirst for power holds a tight grip on the motivations of many.  To them, political “appearance”…

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Leftist Anti-Gun Hypocrisy on Parade

July 13, 2016
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Leftist Anti-Gun Hypocrisy on Parade

Once again James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas has exposed the truth… … this time about anti-gun Leftists who want to make it harder for law-abiding Americans to own guns…while owning guns themselves, and being unwilling to tell the public that they are disarmed, as they would like the law-abiding public to be disarmed. Project Veritas visited several…

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Is There Systemic Gender Discrimination in US Prisons?

July 12, 2016
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Is There Systemic Gender Discrimination in US Prisons?

The populations of men and women are almost equal in countries across the globe.  In 2010, for example, the US had 157,244,385 women and 153,139,563 men.  OK, there were a few more women than men.       But the “United States Incarceration Rates by Sex, 2010” shows a staggering imbalance for every 100,000 people:…

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Longhorn Embryos

July 11, 2016
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Longhorn Embryos

Texas Longhorn breeders have long understood the importance of genetics. AI (artificial insemination) has been a popular way to advance the quality of livestock for years.  It allows breeders to use the very best bulls in the business to improve their herds. But an even BETTER, FASTER way to launch a breeding program is embryo transfer.…

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