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Stop Burning Food During a Drought

hmarcy Wrote: Sep 01, 2012 3:16 PM
The IGNORANCE EXHIBITED....never ceases to overwhelm me: Some are out there without the brains Christ gave to a louse !!!

It is always foolish for a country to order the burning of its food supply, but it takes a special kind of depravity to do it in the midst of a severe drought. Yet that is precisely what the misguided federal ethanol mandate is doing, requiring the burning of 40 percent of the corn supply at a time of shortages and sky-high prices. If no action is taken, the impact will be another spike in grocery prices next year, as well as devastation for farmers and ranchers attempting to cope with higher feed prices.

The severity of the situation is...