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Response to Chainfire (Reply #1)

Sun May 3, 2020, 12:21 PM

2. Understand your plight.

Watched the demise of small town America through my five decades of Sales and Service Travel. Watch County Seat Towns all but dry up because of failed Politics and Privilege by a few. Watched my Customers close the doors because of those failed policies only to be saddled with a pile of bricks no one wants to buy or watched them just let the County have that building for Taxes owed.

Watched Farmers who used to feed out a few Cattle each year for market,now tending several hundred stockers and Feeders for the likes of Cargill,(quality beef and pork),Farmland(Tyson),and of course JBS(Swift).

In every case,these Farmers dollars used to turn seven times on Main Street,now his dollar maybe turns four times at best. Maybe be even less. Now he or she is just a paid hand earning a salary with out benefits. Yes there are Farmers making a go of it,but,with Subsides. Or as we used to call it,farming the Department of Agriculture programs.

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