Salt Of The Earth

I’m falling in love with the Spooners who are the farm couple at the center of the Sherrod controversy. It’s nice to see some good old fashioned human decency in an increasingly tacky world:

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4 thoughts on “Salt Of The Earth

  1. Ok, just letting people know. A good number of those “Rural Development” grants are used to buy homes in suburbs, not farms.

  2. abo gato says:

    I said to my husband that I was proud of this couple for coming out and saying this, and that they really must be brave to do that in this world now and knowing that their neighbors are likely tea party types.
    He looked at the guy and said back to me, just looking at the hat he has on kind of tells me he was brave.
    I’m usually not one to praise military types, but I think he might be right with this old guy.

  3. BlackSheep01 says:

    They seem like good folks to me.
    Proud of ’em.
    (Reagan was wrong. Not all small farmers are bad managers.)

  4. pansypoo says:

    mono culture big business farming should be banned.

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