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RuralRoute's Profile

Groups: Progressive Country, GearHeads

Diaries published: 68 (625 days since last diary on Sun Sep 08, 2013 at 07:57 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 832 (597 days since last comment on Mon Oct 07, 2013 at 04:31 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 2312

Total Comment Ratings: 142

Most Recommended Diary: Hostess Brands Goes Bankrupt (Again), Stiffs Workers For a Billion, 125 comments, 314 recommends

People Following RuralRoute: 36

RuralRoute's Most Recent Diaries:

Been a long couple days on the campaign trail. And yes, I know this ain't even election year, 'cept for a few off year local elections. But here in Minnesota our Democratic Farmer-Labor Party has a ...
by RuralRoute
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Sep 08, 2013 at 07:57 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
(crossposted from Buffalo Ridge Blog ) Been working on a post for a while... The theme was how the republican strategy seems to be to retreat to their conservative homelands where they can win ...
by RuralRoute
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed May 29, 2013 at 10:48 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Global warming we can handle... Drier and a couple degrees warmer, just farm like it's Nebraska instead of southwest Minnesota. Maybe have to irrigate and actually rotate beans with the corn, but we'...
by RuralRoute
Comment Count 78 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 07:57 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
The Weather Service hasn't officially upgraded the Winter Storm Warning to a Blizzard Warning yet, but the 10 am CDT observations showed winds gusting over the 40 MPH blizzard criteria in South ...
by RuralRoute
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Apr 09, 2013 at 08:38 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Hi, country cousin here- You know, the folks that grow your food and preserve our natural and cultural resources. We're a lot like you, believing in living wages, family farms, small business, ...
by RuralRoute
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 07:24 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
The way the republican congresscritters from the Buffalo Ridge and beyond tell it, the federal government is a bloated jobs program and all the sequester shrunken legions of feds will have to do to ...
by RuralRoute
Comment Count 39 comments on Thu Feb 28, 2013 at 07:26 PM PST with 62 Recommends

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