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CAFOs: Big Ag Pulls Incriminating Internet Image

Muncie, Indiana – Muncie Voice has commented on the amount of confined animal feed operations (CAFOs) that have crept into Indiana since Mitch Daniels was governor. Mitch invited them into our state and then weakened state regulations on them allowing CAFOs free rein. Many readers don’t believe our government would do this. In fact, if […]

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Border Patrol: Fantasies of the Frontier

Photo by John Moore/Getty Images Fantasies of the frontier (via The Economist) THE debate over security on America’s south-western border operates on several levels of fantasy. The first is the idea that a 2,000-mile border that divides two countries with per-capita incomes of, respectively, $50,000 and $10,000 (and an insatiable appetite for drugs vs an […]

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EPA Reverses Stance on Drinking Water Pollution

After a Powerful Lobbyist Intervenes, EPA Reverses Stance on Polluting Texas County’s Water When Uranium Energy Corp. sought permission to launch a large-scale mining project in Goliad County, Texas, it seemed as if the Environmental Protection Agency would stand in its way. To get the ore out of the ground, the company needed a permit […]