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For Farmers Hit by Climate Change, Trump Offers Only Anti-Science Hokum Oct. 28, 2019

Daily Editorials

American farmers are on the front lines of climate change, wracked by crop-killing floods and rising... Read More

Cronyism Yields a Bumper Crop with Farm Bailouts Sep. 26, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

Stan Veuger of the American Enterprise Institute recently complained on Twitter that those who cared... Read More

If the Economy Tanks, It Will Be on Trump Sep. 12, 2019

Steve Chapman

Democratic political consultant James Carville once said that if he were reincarnated, he'd want to ... Read More

Will the Real Tariff Man Please Stand Down? Jun. 13, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

The air always swirls with popular myths that, when repeated constantly, are taken by some to be ind... Read More

Farmers Report Suffering Financial PTSD as Trade War Threats Escalate. May. 07, 2019

Daily Editorials

The winning never seems to stop for rural supporters of President Donald Trump. His effort to sabota... Read More

The Green New Deal Is a Bad Deal for Americans Apr. 04, 2019

Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel

A weather phenomenon called a polar vortex recently descended on the Midwest. Temperatures dropped t... Read More

How Much Does Donald Trump Love Farmers? Mar. 20, 2019

Jim Hightower

As a farmer told me, "You can still make a small fortune in agriculture, but the problem is you have... Read More

On the Economy, Trump Is His Own Worst Enemy Dec. 27, 2018

Steve Chapman

It was a long, slow climb from the depths of the Great Recession to the sunny meadows of prosperity,... Read More

The Self-Destruction of US Farmers Dec. 27, 2018

Froma Harrop

Not long ago, agriculture was a crown jewel of America's export economy. Then President Trump happen... Read More

Is the Economy Headed to Crazytown? Nov. 22, 2018

Froma Harrop

The recent election suggested — and subsequent polls showed — that a public happy with t... Read More

Free Market Principles Missing in Ethanol Rule Changes Nov. 01, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

The list of losers from President Donald Trump's trade war is long and likely only to grow. Consumer... Read More

The Winningest Losers in the Trade War Oct. 18, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

We were told that if Donald Trump were to get elected, we'd be winning so much that we would become ... Read More

Trump Will Sink the Economy, Too Jun. 12, 2018

Froma Harrop

That was quite a show Donald Trump put on in Canada. Insulting our closest friends and trading partn... Read More

Is Ethanol Cronyism on the Ropes? May. 03, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

While then-candidate Donald Trump did participate in the usual campaign ritual of bending knee to Io... Read More

Trump Didn't Lie to Farmers Apr. 10, 2018

Froma Harrop

Farmers keep asking why Donald Trump is hurting them on trade when they helped elect him. The better... Read More

Trump Turns Farmers Into a Sacrifice Feb. 15, 2018

Froma Harrop

Our generally strong economy has yet to cast its blessings on American farm country. Incomes there a... Read More

The Panderer in Chief and the 'War on the American Farmer' Nov. 03, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

Auditioning for the title of panderer in chief during this election cycle are two potential masters.... Read More

Shine on Harvest Moon Sep. 08, 2016

Stargazers

Week of September 11-17, 2016 If you're looking to score some points with your sweetie, here's a gre... Read More

Can You Have Your Subsidized Peanut Butter Cake and Eat It, Too? Jul. 28, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

The federal government is packed full of crony programs, such as the Export-Import Bank and the etha... Read More

Catfish, the Other Cronyism Meat? Jun. 30, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

Cronyism is the ugly marriage between special interest groups and politicians, which results in an a... Read More