A resolution for an investment in rural America
It's time for an adult conversation with rural Americans, said Secretary of Agriculture Vilsack. With our shrinking population, he said, we are becoming less relevant to American politics and we need to reverse it.
He makes an important point. But it goes both ways. It's also time for us rural folks to have an adult conversation with our representatives; because their politics in Washington are becoming less relevant to the challenges that confront us.