Statements about Agriculture

Says the estate tax is a threat to family farms.

"Eighty percent of the antibiotics in this country are fed to livestock."

"This is the same (farm) bill we voted on a few weeks ago, with the exception of one or two sentences."  

Proposed cuts in the House farm bill mean "2 million less people on food stamps, 210,000 children will not receive school lunches or breakfasts."

The Obama administration "even proposed banning farm kids from doing basic chores!"

Says he eliminated an EPA rule that treated spilled milk like it was oil.

Slim Jims "just recently" cost 99 cents but now cost $2.69.

Ethanol reduced gas prices by 89 cents per gallon in 2010, and if ethanol disappeared, gas prices could rise by as much as 92 percent.

There are "10 or 20 deaths a year from foodborne illness" in the United States.

New food safety legislation will regulate backyard gardening.

Grocery prices "have risen significantly over the past year or so."

Says Illinois gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady's first priority after winning the primary "was to sponsor a bill that would mass-euthanize sheltered dogs and cats in gas chambers."

Shirley Sherrod "was forced to resign before anybody on Fox said a word about this."

Says his opponent Dorman Grace brags on his Facebook page about receiving illegal campaign contributions.

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