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Veteran Farm News Cartoonist Fired for Speaking the Truth

Freedom of Information Act

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  • A veteran political cartoonist was fired after highlighting how much Monsanto, DuPont Pioneer and John Deere’s CEOs earn in relation to the 2,000+ farmers in Iowa
  • The cartoon caused one “seed dealer” advertiser to pull back their funding, prompting the cartoonist’s firing
  • Major agricultural commodity groups, including beef, egg and milk producers, are pressing the government to make them exempt from FOIA requests

By Dr. Mercola

Rick Friday is a veteran political cartoonist for Farm News, an Iowa newspaper. That is, he was their political cartoonist up until earlier this month. After drawing more than 1,000 cartoons over his 21-year career, he was fired from the newspaper after one of its advertisers complained.


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