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Trumps Tariffs, Iowa Farmers And The Amazon Rain Forest Fires

Elections really do have consequences! Do you think any of this would have happened had Hillary Clinton, the highest vote getter, become president? Ohio farmer Christopher Gibbs discusses the effects of Trump trade policies on the Chris Hayes Show of … Continue reading

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Ernst’s Laughable “Make “Em Squeal” Award

Got another one of Ernst’s monthly comedy attempts known as her “Make ‘Em Squeal Award.”  Once again Ernst (or more likely some advisor) makes fun of some project that they claim is wasting taxpayers money in a major way while … Continue reading

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Why Don’t Iowa Farmers Export More to Europe?

During a brief appearance at Northeast Iowa Community College in Peosta on Thursday, President Trump claimed a trade breakthrough with European allies. “We just opened up Europe for you,” he said. Not so fast! On Saturday, European Union Commission President … Continue reading

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Will Mexico Stop Buying US Corn?

A quiet shot across the unbuilt wall was fired Monday from Mexico City when Senator Armando Rios Piter said he would introduce a bill that would end the purchase of corn from the US. This is in response to some … Continue reading

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