Monthly Archives: October 2004

Which Presidential Candidate Would Solve the Farm Problem?

Dennis Avery At the end of every U.S. Presidential campaign, I ask: Which candidate is more likely to solve the farm problem? For nearly 100 years, Americans have worried that not enough farmers were making enough money to keep our … Continue reading

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America’s First Defense Against SuperFlu: Chickens in Confinement

Dennis Avery Will thousands of Americans die of a virulent new “Asian flu” this year because countries such as Thailand, Vietnam and China keep most of their chickens in little, traditional backyard flocks? In Thailand, a baby girl and her … Continue reading

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Trial Lawyers Now Even Have New Candidates Promising to Introduce Favored Legislation

Dennis Avery Time was-and not so long ago at that-when the Democratic Party used to cater to the concerns of America’s working men and women. Now it caters to some of their major oppressors-personal injury lawyers. Someone once described personal … Continue reading

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The Presidential Candidates and Endangered Species

Dennis Avery The environmental movement is solidly behind John Kerry’s candidacy for President. Some activists even claim that “in President George W. Bush’s America, endangered species become extinct species.” Bobby Kennedy Jr. wrote recently in The Nation that “coho salmon … Continue reading

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Will Bush Win The Midwest Vote With Liberalized Farm Exports?

Dennis Avery President Bush has now made his bid for America’s farm vote in November. The stakes couldn’t be much higher, with both the White House and the Senate potentially turning on farmer votes in close Midwest states. Bush and … Continue reading

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The Meat Industry and the Consumer Confidence Challenge

Presentation to the American Meat Institute: The Meat Industry and the Consumer Confidence Challenge Dennis AveryIt’s happened again. The food industry has once again allowed activists and headline-hungry journalists to turn the safest food system in human history into a … Continue reading

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