More Peso's Plowing demo

William Robb warobb at gmail.com
Sun Jul 18 16:13:53 EDT 2010


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From: "eckinator"
Subject: Re: More Peso's Plowing demo

> 2010/7/18 P. J. Alling <webstertwentysix at gmail.com>:
>>
>> We produce a lot of food.  Feed large parts of the world and ourselves 
>> for
>> less money than most anyone else.  Most people think this is a good 
>> thing.
>
> I think so, too. Feeding people is good. I could do without Monsanto, 
> though.
>
>>  However for a farmer to make enough money selling food, they have to
>> produce a lot of food.
>
> Now /that/ is wrong. There seems to be a bad end on that food chain, too.
>
> Around here, lots of subsidies go into agriculture producing an excess
> of supply and unrealistic expectations. Huge amounts of produce are
> destroyed or rendered unsuitable for human consumption in the EU every
> year just to keep prices high. I think that is just sick. So much good
> could be done with that.

Agriculture is a funny business, as it is so closely tied to politics, both 
local and international.
Monsanto is (my opinion only) one of the more evil companies out there right 
now.

William Robb
 





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