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Grazing the Net

RSS By: Greg Henderson and Friends, Beef Today

Our editors spend some time roaming the web looking for stuff cattle people and others in agriculture might find useful or entertaining. 

Free Beef for Life

May 23, 2013

Looks like Charles Ramsey will never go hungry as long as he still has a hankering for beef. Ramsey, who was famously eating a burger form McDonalds on his porch when he heard Cleveland kidnap victim Amanda Berry scream for help, was offered free burgers for life from 14 area restaurants. Hodge’s, the restaurant where Ramsey washes dishes, even created a special item on the menu – the Ramsey Burger – and is selling Hero T-shirts with Ramsey’s liking on the front.

McDonalds, however, has not matched the free beef offers. Guess Ramsey will have to adapt to a more upscale taste. Good thing for cattlemen Ramsey wasn’t eating McNuggets…

DailyMail: Free beef for life

Cleveland: Burger named for Ramsey

Hero tee link: Charles Ramsey Cleveland Hero tee

I plead the Fifth!

Anyone surprised the IRS director who pled the Fifth is an interesting bedfellow with HSUS? Perhaps she better dig up her U.S. History notes…looks like she botched her Constitutional right. Appears Congress is saving her hot seat for another round.

Beef Magazine: HSUS Appears To Have A Powerful Friend Within the IRS

ABC News: Did Lois Lerner Botch Fifth Amendment Rights?

Fox News: Issa looks to call back IRS official who refused to testify

 

Not-so-COOL action by the USDA

The not-so-COOL action by the USDA gets a thumbs-down from ranchers. Cowmen better sharpen their pencils and loosen their pocketbooks. Packers better stock up on Excedrin®.

Farm bill back-and-forths continue


Ag-friendly senators fight for benefits, while democrats play the religious card for food stamps.

 

No news is good news

Our "friends" at the Hutchison, Kansas, paper offer this take on beta agonists and the drought. Not great press at home while the USMEF works with Russia and others to export a ractopamine-free beef supply

Join the rest of the country in kicking-off summer by lighting the grill

It got Charles Ponzi, and now it is adding a little more time for Eastern’s Tommy Gibson

And to think for years, we’ve been told that cows burping was a big cause of global warming

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