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Houses of Straw

Sure, we all remember the children’s story about three pigs and a big, bad wolf, who could huff and puff and blow the house down (unless it was made of bricks). The stick house held up a little bit better, but the straw house didn’t provide much in the way […]

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Corporate Food & Human Backlash

The current collapse of the world financial system has revealed some structural problems in our national economy that have flourished over a period of decades as corporate interests bought politicians and lobbyists to craft legislation to remove legal roadblocks to mass theft and market manipulation. And despite some changes in […]

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We homesteaders are among the citizens who pay a good deal of attention to the programs and operations of both state and federal agricultural departments because they can directly affect us (for good or ill). We often make use of our state ag departments’ extension services for education in things […]

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4 Unique Ways to Make Fewer Trips to the Gas Pump

Everyone is feeling the pain in their pocketbooks when hitting the gas station. Before you fill up, think about the ways that you can help keep your vehicle going longer between fill ups. There are so many little things that you can do to help make fewer trips to the […]

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