[Homestead] An argument for libertarianism
genegerue at ruralize.com
Tue Nov 14 18:44:38 EST 2006
Here's a guy who worked hard, figured out a way to get milk to
consumers cheaper than anyone else and he is being screwed by
organized milk and the DC Whorehouse. The major losers are consumers:
Maverick dairyman fights lobbyists and lawmakers
Arizona milk mogul battling with his industry
Scott Wong and Kelly Carr
The Arizona Republic
Nov. 14, 2006 12:00 AM
Long before he discovered a way to sell milk for far less than his
competitors, before he enraged the multibillon-dollar dairy industry
so much that Congress passed a law to stop him, Hein Hettinga clipped
cow hooves for a living.
It was menial work. But it put him on a career path that, in time,
would lead him to found Yuma-based Sarah Farms, one of the largest
and most innovative private dairy operations in the country.
Now, 12 years after building his dairy business into a proverbial
cash cow, Hettinga finds himself waging war against big-dairy
lobbyists, high-profile lawmakers and the federal government.
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