Can Iowa's boom farm times shape Whit...

Can Iowa's boom farm times shape White House race?

There are 3 comments on the The Kansas City Star story from Jun 23, 2012, titled Can Iowa's boom farm times shape White House race?. In it, The Kansas City Star reports that:

In the swaying curtain of green fields outside town, Russ Ranniger hums along in his Deere tractor, plowing the same soil his father did, sleeping in the same 1881 wood-frame house he was carried into as a newborn 60 years ago.

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“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08


#1 Jun 23, 2012
the mcclatchey group prints another load of crap!
iowa is going to shape the election...
my ass!

“Truth to Power!”

Since: Apr 07

United States

#2 Jun 23, 2012
Obama is the Worst Totus of all time

The Obama record has disappointed the American Foreign Service Association, which believes these appointments should mostly go to career diplomats. The organization cites the 1980 Foreign Service Act, which states that political contributions “should not be a factor” in picking ambassadors, a rule presidents of both parties have all but ignored.

Passing over career diplomats in favor of megadonors amounts to “selling ambassadorships,” said Susan Johnson, president of the American Foreign Service Association.

Thomas Pickering, who served as ambassador to Russia and several other countries during a diplomatic career spanning four decades, said turning to bundlers adds a “new dimension” to what he termed “buying offices” through aggressive fundraising.“An individual can multiply their chances by going out and soliciting a lot of contributions other than just their own,” said Pickering, who chairs the American Academy of Diplomacy.

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conservative crapola

Allentown, PA

#3 Jun 23, 2012
All con governor's have been told to tone down their state's recoveries, because that doesn't goose-step with the rove/adelson crampaign. rugby is in there somewhere. Playing the puppet.

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