Gingrich makes fun of “suck up” (and Monsanto man) Mitt Romney

Newt Gingrich can be legitimately funny. He is here.

(From Politico)

“You have never, ever in your career seen a serious adult who’s wealthy, independent, has been a presidential nominee, suck up at the rate that Mitt Romney is sucking up,” Gingrich continued. “And I am confident that he thinks now that Donald Trump is one of his closest friends, that they have so many things in common, that they’re both such wise, brilliant people.”

Gingich is pulling for Giuliani for State who isn’t really much of an improvement on Romney.

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Mighty Monsanto: Veteran cartoonist fired for pro-farmer, anti-Big Ag piece

The issue as I see it is not the pay. The companies can pay their CEOs whatever they want. The issue is the heat brought on this cartoonist just because he dared to say anything about the CEO pay and raise it as an issue.

There are many crony companies. Boeing, Goldman Sachs, GE, GM, the list is long and varied. But in corn country the crony di cronies is Monsanto.

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Kellogg’s and Conagra join General Mills and Mars in labeling GMOs

I have to admit, I care a lot about my food, but GMOs don’t particularly concern me. They do however concern people who are close to me. As such I pay special attention to the issue.

This development can only be seen as a positive one from my perspective. If these companies want to list the GMOs in their foods I am all for it. In fact it makes me more inclined to do business with them. It seems the years of pressure brought by the anti-GMO folks has borne some fruit (non GMO fruit). 

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Bee expert: USDA punished me for research on pesticides

When I was a kid there were honey bees everywhere. I remember clover blossoms covered with the things. They were the “standard” bee. Now I rarely see honey bees. And this is particularly odd as I live in what was once called the “fruit bowl of Virginia.” There are apple, peach, and cherry trees all over the place and at one time the trees were full of honey bees (at blossom time).

Now when I see a honey bee on a hike or something I have my kids come over and look at it.

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Did you know that the man who runs Hillary Clinton’s “super PAC” was also big-time lobbyist for Monsanto?

1%? The real question is whether this horse eats organic feed. Bet it does. (Image: Radio Iowa)

He also owns a whole bunch of race horses. Good to see that lobbying and Monsanto have been so good to him.

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