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Stop Burning Food During a Drought

Laurie63 Wrote: Sep 01, 2012 4:46 PM
The traitors in Congress could pass legislation curbing the EPA's power, if they really served the people. Instead they go, hat in hand, begging this lawless and illegitimate group of thugs to please relent and stop persecuting the American people. What a joke! There is NO ONE in Washington who doesn't deserve to be tried for treason, except Ron Paul. He is leaving at the end of the year, and I hope the whole cesspool sinks into the Potomac and takes every dirty government worker down with it.

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...