It’s Up to You Not to Heed the Call UpBy Bill Kauffman for FRONT PORCH REPUBLIC
During the First World War, the Kansas Socialist Kate Richards O’Hare was thrown into prison for violating Woodrow Wilson’s Espionage Act. Her crime? Telling a North Dakota audience that their rulers in Washington regarded farm mothers as “brood sows, having sons to be put into the army and made into fertilizer.” Apparently our Secretary of Agriculture agrees. See this piece by Joel Salatin on his recent meeting with Tom Vilsack.