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The Effect of Political Correctness on Politics By Warren Beatty The late Charlton Heston once said, “Political correctness is tyranny with manners.” The rationale of political correctness (PC) is to prevent supposed minorities from being offended (the manners) — to compel people (the tyranny) to avoid using words or behavior that may upset homosexuals, women, […]

ADT ~~ ANIMAL DISEASE TRACEABILITY by alert@naisstinks.com 11-28-11 On February 5, 2010, USDA Sec. of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced that the opposition was so great, the ill-fated NAIS brain child of the US government was now ended.  The cost, complications, record keeping time, and potential enforcement fines made the whole thing stink to ranchers of […]

Letter to the Editor The National Animal Identification System (NAIS) started a no-win war for the USDA. On February 5, 2010, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced that NAIS was flawed and would be terminated, never to return. Now, and even when it was announced as dead, a new-name, Animal Disease Traceability Program is full […]

WHY FARM PUBLICATIONS AND FARM BROADCASTERS WON’T TELL THE TRUTH By Derry Brownfield November 2, 2010 NewsWithViews.com As Ben Roberts so eloquently stated in his book, Past, Present, and How We Can Survive For The Future in the Beef Cattle Business, “Five generations of cattlemen have lived through repeated successions of boom and bust. The […]

R-CALF United Stockgrowers of America “Fighting for the U.S. Cattle Producer” For Immediate Release                                      Contact: R-CALF USA Communications Coordinator Shae Dodson-Chambers Oct. 20, 2010                                                                                                        Phone: 406-672-8969; sdodson@r-calfusa.com R-CALF Applauds USDA Decision to Proceed with GIPSA Rule; Calls NCBA Attack on USDA Deceitful, Irresponsible Billings, Mont. – Today, U.S. Agriculture Vilsack reportedly declined the request by […]