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GuyFawkes10 - Obama to ban bullets by executive action, threatens top-selling AR-15 rifle - Quincy, IL News - Quin
Take O out of it, Whose executive order is it?
LeroyTirebiter - Obama to ban bullets by executive action, threatens top-selling AR-15 rifle - Quincy, IL News - Quin
I understand the discussion about 2nd amendment rights. Probably should take Obama out of the equation for this one. See SNOPES. http://www.snopes.com/politics/guns/ammoban.asp Oh, wait... that's right - since SNOPES doesn't support your position it must be something only idiots look at. My mistake.
qfingers - Obama to ban bullets by executive action, threatens top-selling AR-15 rifle - Quincy, IL News - Quin
Perhaps it's just people taking offense to my comment about the danger to police officers. I'm a realist...not a worry wart. If you take the logic that any armor piercing round is a threat to law enforcement then you logically should look at what the biggest threat is...handguns....and we've already been through the exercise of banning those in too many places. I am convincable though....just…
convoy32 - Obama to ban bullets by executive action, threatens top-selling AR-15 rifle - Quincy, IL News - Quin
I'll find them anyway,he ain't stopping me from my rights,you people better pay attention where this heading? He has got 2 long years to change a lot by executive action!! I ain't doing anything this crazy man is trying to make me do! America you better wake up fast or it will be to late, its time to impeachment this wacko,QUICK!!! Just saying
QuincyGuy - Obama to ban bullets by executive action, threatens top-selling AR-15 rifle - Quincy, IL News - Quin
If you are thinking "I don't have a AR-15, so it doesn't affect me" then think again. If they get by with this, the next bullets or guns he will do this to is YOURS. Think about this. Think real hard! Write/Call your Congressmen in Washington and tell then NO or they are history the next election and then follow through next election. Elect another Democratic President and KISS YOUR…

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New president of the Illinois Pork Producers Association educates

1 year ago by Jim Dewey

Producers are continuing to try to educate consumers about how pigs are raised

Illinois Pork Producer Todd Dail is the newly elected president of the
Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA). In light of more and more buyers
requiring changes in housing of pigs, Dail said, they are continuing to try
to educate consumers about how pigs are raised and why certain methods are favored over others. "We're still trying to explain to consumers that the
reason we raise pigs the way we do is, it's better on the pigs," he said.
Raising pigs outside in weather like we have had this winter, Dail said "is
not only hard on the producers, it's hard on the pigs."

Dail noted that some of that consumer education is funded through the Pork
Checkoff. He said the IPPA participates in advertising and they put on
events to promote pork to consumers. On the producer side, Dail said, "We
fund projects for research to improve our production even better that it is
now."

Dail says there is still a market for farmers who produce a small number of
hogs on their farms, but he says it's "such a much smaller market that it
doesn't work well to feed the world." And even though some countries have
placed limits on U S pork because of the way it is produced, Dail says
exports prove the U S product is superior. He said, "I think it's just over
25 percent of the pigs that we raise in the U S get exported to other
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