With a combined Jan-Feb edition, it seems weird to say it in February, but Happy New Year! We have a lot of ground to cover. So, let’s begin with that Super Bowl. Unless you were a Pat’s fan, the game was a snoozer, but the Budweiser ads certainly created a lot of controversy for all the wrong reasons. Seriously, the Clydesdales are trotting in front of windmills and people are debating the use of corn syrup or the lack thereof. The two largest coal companies are located within 20 miles of Grant’s Farm. Two take-aways here: the Anheuser-Busch executives are not attending the local Rotary Club meetings in St. Louis and the corn farmers have a louder voice than the coal industry.
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