Wednesday, June 29, 2016

One of the more astute observations on the role of government in farm policy ever uttered was offered by then-congressman, later (from 1991-93) secretary...

Somehow, some way, 700 became the number the month of October revolved around. The stage was set Sept. 29 when the Dow Jones Industrial...

If you list the top 100 things President George W. Bush will complete before noon Jan. 20, the World Trade Organization’s Doha Development Round...

Call it coincidence, serendipity, interstellar planetary alignment, whatever, but two events Oct. 13 proved again economics is the most refreshingly maddening subject (I cannot...

When moderator Jim Lehrer asked presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama Sept. 29 what budget 'priorities' each would 'adjust' because of the pending...

When Wall Street stumbled, futures markets hit the floor.

A reader — an actual pig, in fact — sent the following e-mail: Sir: Recently you, others in the media and several politicians referred...

On Aug. 28, the Thursday before Labor Day, the USDA released its updated forecast of what American farmers and ranchers will earn for laboring...

On Sept. 7, the nation’s second easy credit party in the last 30 years ended exactly as the first one ended: A fiscally conservative...

Somewhere along the 2,684-mile, mid August drive from central Illinois to Washington, D.C., Newport, Boston and back, I crossed an unseen line into old...
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