Friday, July 27, 2012

Corn Fears Grow Amidst Drought

The ethanol mandate and feeding farmers' livestock might be big concerns in this lingering 2012 drought ... but get between an American and his sugary appetite then all bets are off.

Click on the following articles for a tad more insight into these issues:

Ethanol Mandate Worse than Drought from The Wall Street Journal
Corn v. Cattle: Renewable Fuels Mandate Taking Heat During Drought From The Daily Republic in   South Dakota
Spreading Drought Fuels Growing Attack on Ethanol Mandate from The Lincoln Journal Star in Nebraska
Food Prices Heat Up from Cedar Valley Business Monthly Online, in Iowa
- And see this Google Search for more ...

Friday, July 13, 2012

"Cow-ish" Class Warfare in Nebraska

Gary Larson, where are you now?????
For insight into this Nebraska issue see this Lincoln Journal Star editorial, Chewing the Cud on Grazing Fees, or this article from the Journal Star 2012 Election Headquarters.  But don't stop there,  any Internet search engine will return various articles and opinions on this important subject that extends beyond Nebraska borders. 

Friday, July 6, 2012

A Layman's Hopeful God Particle Logic

Read this Huffington Post article for a little insight into this cartoon.  This is only one of many news stories regarding the recent, tantalizing evidence that hints strongly at the existence of the Higgs boson particle (known by the layman as the "God Particle," though, don't let a physicist hear you call it that).