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Yes, Progressives, God Made Farmers

Ken2168 Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 11:19 PM
What irritates me is that farmers are somehow painted as some special breed, above the rest of us. It's like if you're not a farmer or a teacher, you're either evil or invisible. Know who else works hard, that we couldn't live without? Truck drivers. Plumbers. Coal miners, butchers, auto mechanics, electricians, road-pavers, oil-workers, and thousands of other jobs. It's plain and simply elitist to single out farmers as some romanticized ideal.
Lars795 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 12:18 AM
I grew up on a family farm, driven truck, 20 year military, construction, electrician, aircraft mechanic. Yes all of the jobs you listed are needed, but I give you a clue, without food you will starve. And yes, the farmer is a special breed, as well as the military "lifer". Both types are looked down on and when not "needed" disrespected by a large percentage of the progressive, liberal, democrats out there!

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