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To the editor:The letter by Mr. Jerry Crew was interesting concerning his Christian claims and his dislike of the Democratic party and its principles. I guess i would put up the platform of the Democratic party concerning human rights and dignity against the Republican party any day.But it is ...

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To the editor:In the Jan. 25th edition of Farm News David Kruse featured his thoughts on the now much disgraced Ia. Congressman Steve King. The informational article hit me hardest when David said he had friends, " plural, " who told him they still voted for King because they didn't want to ...

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To the editor:For the last 15 months, J.D. Scholten has traveled across the 39 counties of Iowa's 4th Congressional District seeking to replace Steve King as U.S. Representative. Talking with countless individuals, small and large groups, farmers, factory owners and employees, service workers ...

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To the editor:Thank you Farm News editors for printing the Sept. 7th letter by Mr. George Naylor. George spoke truth to power when he exposed the Farm Bureau, Commodity groups as lackeys for multinational corporations he included Congress who since 1953 have genuflected to the dictates of ...

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To the editor:As a fourth generation livestock and grain farmer working the land my great-grandfather bought in 1921, I am greatly worried about the state of our farm economy.I've had the same inefficient representative in Steve King for 16 years. So far as I know, he's done nothing for ...

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To the editor:In every term since he went to Washington almost sixteen years ago Steve King has been ranked among the LEAST effective members of Congress (see thelawmakers.org). We have a choice. We can continue to elect a fear-filled man whose only talent is making divisive statements for the ...

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To the editor:While I applaud Dwight Dial for being a no-till convert back in the '80s, I can't get enthusiastic that he managed to install his $85,000 solar unit for $22,050 out of pocket costs. Who paid for the remaining $62,050? Good old Uncle Sam! That's right boys and girls! We poor ...

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To the editor,Regarding your article, "An organic way of farming (August 24 Farm News)," it seems even after 149 years, death and destruction are still considered progress.I have to commend Aaron Lehman for his use of winter rye as a weed suppressor in soybeans but beyond that to call his ...

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To the editor:Who will speak up and defend family farmers in this replay of the 1980's farm crisis? Back then, I gave the economics presentation at the first public meeting of the Iowa Farm Unity Coalition and answered the phones the first day of our Farm Crisis Hotline. Desperate farmers ...

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To the editor:I for one could not help but notice that an opinionist in the July 20th Farm News admitted on two different occasions that his advice was "not worth much" as he berated the Farm News and two of its columnists, Alan Guebert and David Kruse, aka "Frick and Frack."I personally ...