First from WorldNetDaily.com, by Bob Unruh:
“A rally has been set for tomorrow in front of the magistrate’s office in Mt. Holly, Pa., in support of a Mennonite farmer who has brought the wrath of the government on himself for selling raw milk and other products – an act government prosecutors say violates a number of regulations.
That’s when the next court hearing is scheduled for Mark Nolt, a Pennsylvania farmer who turned in his state permit to sell raw milk because it didn’t allow for the sale of the other products he offered.
“They swooped in … like a bunch of Vikings, handcuffed me and stole $30,000 worth of my milk, cheese and butter,” he told the New York Daily News.
His case is just an example of what the government is trying to do to those who believe – based on medical results – that raw milk is better for them than the processed milk available in most grocery stores, according to Nolt’s supporters…”
And now some commentary from “The Spoils of War” (pictures and title are also from that blog):
“… First they came for the home schoolers, and I wasn’t a home schooler, but I blogged about it anyway, then they came for the flds, and I blogged about that and did a radio show, and emailed officials and signed petitions, now they are coming for dairy farmers, and I don’t own a cow and buy milk at the store….
See, people out there, how the Ubiquitous ‘THEY’ , whom I call Big Brother -are trying to chip away at what we should decide is OK and not OK- how our children get educated, what family situation we live in-possibly even religion, and now they come after, of all things, milk? Here we have California, Maryland , PA and Canada , and there are probably more cases of Big Brother ‘cracking down’ on Self Sufficiency or Alternative Living. Have a way of life that is ‘off the grid’, and they will come after you, whether it is home school, religion/family structure/number of children, political beliefs * and now milk….”