Issues of concern to people who live in the west: property rights, water rights, endangered species, livestock grazing, energy production, wilderness and western agriculture. Plus a few items on western history, western literature and the sport of rodeo... Frank DuBois served as the NM Secretary of Agriculture from 1988 to 2003. DuBois is a former legislative assistant to a U.S. Senator, a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Interior, and is the founder of the DuBois Rodeo Scholarship.
Friday, July 27, 2012
Rush Limbaugh on the USDA "Meatless Monday" fiasco
RUSH: What a bunch... What a crock! Okay, from now on, folks, on Monday it's all beef, all the time. That's all you eat on Monday. What the hell is this, Meatless Mondays? From the government? From the USDA, the US Department of Agriculture which is supposed to be supportive of agriculture? They single out the beef industry and tell people to avoid it on Monday? Here we go picking winners and losers again! RUSH:You know, the thing about this is it's just another illustration that radicals have taken care of these departments of government, these bureaucracies, and politicized them. This is the Department of Agriculture. You know, the claim that eating meat leads to global warming is absurd. It's patently ridiculous. It's an insult to common intelligence. But even if it were true -- and I don't even like making that acknowledgement. Even if these wacko claims are true (and they are not), this is not good for this country's agricultural environment...more