Apparently, without the renewal of the Agricultural bill late last week, we might have wound up paying more than $8 a gallon for milk.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
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First, let me say happy new year to all of you. New years are fat with possibilities — even weight loss — and it is my wish that you recognize the possibilities for you and are able to achieve them.
“It’s not like the old days.” “It’s not the same.” “We just stay at home, nowadays.” These are the frequent phrases yours truly has heard this past week about what Maderans were going to do on New Year’s.
Can we agree 2012 has been a tumultuous year? Severe drought was followed by some extreme storms wreaking havoc along the eastern seaboard.
“To the intent that now unto the principalities and power in the heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God.”
— Ephesians 3:10
My first New Year’s resolution this year will be to continue an old one, which is to try not to do business with companies that have phone answering robots that begin their answer to your call with “Your cal