Saturday, December 11, 2004

A conservative makes a plea for homeland food security

The Hoover Institution, a right-wing think tank located on the grounds of Stanford University, is not known for producing thinkers who care about the loss of farmland, the concentration of power in large agribusiness and the questionable pesticide practices of foreign growers, but this Hoover fellow has some contrary-to-type advice for the new secretary of agriculture. Victor David Hanson seems to think that food production in the United States is a security issue.

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