Rural Economy Nightmare: Trump’s Move Toward Saudi Oil Dependence is a Direct Threat to US Conventional Oil, Shale Oil, and Coal Industries

The Trump administration’s decision to cozy up with Saudi Arabia is putting American jobs and revenue from the fossil fuels industry at risk, already coming close to forcing oil rigs to go offline and requiring companies to lay off workers. From the conventional oil operations that states like Mississippi totally depend on to the hydraulic […]

Rural Americans Aren’t Fools; We See the Pattern of Deception

They must think we’re fools. The Republicans are embracing a pattern of deception that is making their followers among us in Rural America look like idiots. It’s not a new fraud, either. This scam has been going on for at least two years. The sham started with promises of policies that could have been a […]

Even A Top Senate Republican Blames House GOP for Farm Bill Gridlock

The election has come and gone, but nothing has changed for America’s Family Farmers who are hurting because of low crop prices coupled with retaliatory tariffs abroad as a result of Trump’s trade war. It is time for the House Republicans to end their obstructionist holdout and pass a Farm Bill that will help keep the […]

United States of America Can Reject Trump’s Divided States of America

No country’s name says more about itself than ours, the United States of America. It tells our story. We are many people united under one flag, raised to believe all people are created equal and entitled to a safe and prosperous quality of life. For the majority of us, we believe we are all in […]

New Leadership in Congress Will Revive Jobs-Creating Plan for Rebuilding America’s Rural Roads, Bridges, Highways and Broadband

A new balance of power in Washington will be the best chance to resuscitate the government’s agenda for rebuilding and repairing aging, obsolete and in some cases dangerous Rural Roads, Highways and Waterways. A Democratic majority in at least one chamber of Congress will also try to rescue the struggling strategy for bringing high speed […]