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Biden’s Food Conference Should Put People First, Not Environmental Extremism

September 23, 2022 by

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By Daren Bakst ~ The Biden administration should ensure the correct focus of a conference it will host next Wednesday on food-related issues such as nutrition and access to food. The primary focus of this food conference, especially when Americans are suffering through food prices not seen in over 40 years, should be on the […]

Warmist President Obama Wrong, Wrong And Wrong

May 17, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Global warming is a licence to tell untruths. Take former U.S. President Barack Obama: Our changing climate is already making it more difficult to produce food… We’ve already seen shrinking yields and rising food prices. This is indeed what climate alarmists have been predicting for decades. But 2016 in fact had […]

The Food Fear-Mongers

November 14, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ I recently read somewhere that there are so many laws and regulations on the books of federal and state governments that we are all breaking a law at some point every hour of the day. I have little doubt of that. Alexis de Tocqueville, the author of “Democracy in America”, was […]

Are 14 Percent Of Americans Chronically Hungry?

September 15, 2013 by

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By Rachel Sheffield ~ Earlier this week, a New York Times editorial claimed that 14.5 percent of U.S. households are experiencing “pangs of chronic hunger.” This figure is based on a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). It’s misleading, though. The 14.5 percent figure used by the Times refers to “food insecurity.” […]

Our Dangerous Dependence on Foreign Chocolate

April 4, 2012 by

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By Ernest Istook ~ America is addicted to chocolate.  Foreign chocolate. A majority of us consume chocolate each day.  Although the U.S. produces only 6% of the world’s cocoa, we consume more than 20%. The threat is obvious.  It’s time for government to step in and promote alternatives. Any day, President Obama will be barnstorming […]

Wheat, the Stuff of Revolutions

February 21, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba In a recent column, Lawrence Kudlow, an economist and popular radio host, opined that “the sinking dollar and skyrocketing food prices (may have) triggered the massive unrest now occurring in Egypt—or the greater Arab world for that matter.” When barely two percent of America’s population is engaged in agriculture, growing the crops we eat […]