We don't want a federal economic plan that shores up cities by draining rural communities. Richard Oswald advocates replacing "can shop" with "can make" and "can do."Read More...
By Richard Oswald
Instead of a Secretary of Food — a New York Times suggestion — what we need is a Secretary of Agriculture who respects farmers and rural communities.
Tom Vilsack has never been a farmer, but he has been to St. Joseph, Missouri. And he's likely to be the next Secretary of Agriculture.
Rick Oswald has tried before to win an election. And lost. But the point of democracy is to run, and so that's what he's doing again.