Monday, July 29, 2013

In Colorado - The 51st State Initiative - Here is a great comment from Weld County Commissioner Kirkmeyer:

Follow on Face book as - The 51st State Initiative
They releasing portions of the meeting held last week in Fort Lupton. She gives several reasons why she supports ‪#‎The51stStateInitiative‬. Must listen!


Here is a great comment from Weld County Commissioner Kirkmeyer:

“My grandparents were pioneers, my great-grandparents were pioneers, and I am for being a pioneer and at least giving it a shot”
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The full video can be found at:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0Kxz853VaM&feature=youtu.be


"The proper role of government, however, is that of partner with the farmer -- never his master. By every possible means we must develop and promote that partnership -- to the end that agriculture may continue to be a sound, enduring foundation for our economy and that farm living may be a profitable and satisfying experience." - Dwight D. Eisenhower

This was a quote sent to me by Amy Bradley Bamford from Phillips County that I thought would be fitting to share.
For generations, agriculture has formed a strong foundation for Colorado and our country. That foundation has come under attack in recent years from overreach by both the Federal and State governments. Farmers and ranchers have found it increasingly difficult to make a living.
 

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