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Recent posts by Brian Depew

Will an Adjusted Gross Income "Means Test" Work?

The release of a new database from the Environmental Working Group is causing a firestorm of media attention around unlimited farm program payouts made to some of the nation's richest individuals. Should these people be pulling down unlimited government payouts that they can then use to to drive up land costs and drive their small and mid-sized neighbors out of business? No, of course not.

Reaching for the Finish

Almost a month ago now, I told you that the Center was in the very beginning stages of a campaign to raise $15,000 by May 15th. At the time I wrote:

You may have noticed. We're trying to raise $15,000 in individual donations by May 15th. That might be pocket change for some of the larger non-profits that raise money online, but at the Center for Rural Affairs that is real money.

Crazy Enough to Think We Can

You may have noticed. We're trying to raise $15,000 in individual donations by May 15th. That might be pocket change for some of the larger non-profits that raise money online, but at the Center for Rural Affairs that is real money.

It is also more money then we have ever raised at this time of the year before. The few of us in the office that hatched this idea were met with raised eyebrows from some of the other staff members: "Fifteen-thousand dollars by May 15th?"

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