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    Circus politics, polling screw-up, long voting lines

    We’re all aware of the political circus act currently performed under the Republican and Democratic parties’ ‘Big Tops’ for the high stakes goal of snaring the U.S. presidency. The candidates are dishing out outrageous showboating amid rampant name calling....More
  • Apr 18, 2016

    Activists profit well by peddling fear

    Environmental activist groups profit well by selling fear because it's easy to sell, requires little logical forethought and because we allow it....More
  • Apr 4, 2016

    Dam Train initiative halted at departure 2

    The opposition to the Dam Train Initiative once again exposed California agriculture’s political underbelly, disunity. Many agricultural interests opposed it, even though its backers claimed to have agricultural backing....More
  • Mar 23, 2016

    Timing all wrong for new water ballot initiative 3

    California’s agricultural diversity is the envy of the world. It’s also its Achilles Heel. Getting all of the state’s agricultural groups to agree on anything is like herding cats. This has been the state’s No. 1 industry’s major weakness in accomplishing much politically. Agreements have been few and far between. The greatest occurred 40 years ago when agriculture united to defeat Proposition 14, which would have given the United Farm Workers open access to every farm in the state....More
  • Mar 14, 2016

    My train of thought has left the station

    How do smart people parrot lies with a straight face?...More
  • Cooperative Extension programs
    Feb 15, 2016

    Boosting scientific literacy key to good public policy

    New University of California Ag and Natural Resources vice president plans to boost scientific literacy among the general public and policy makers by using cooperative extension experts....More
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