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>> THE INTERSECTION WHERE GOVERNMENT POLICY AND HUMAN GOVERNMENT POLICY AND HUMAN COMPASSION COLLIDE COMPASSION COLLIDE

WE SEE IT FOR THE FIRST TIME WE SEE IT FOR THE FIRST TIME IT’S AN IMPACT ACROSS THIS IT’S AN IMPACT ACROSS THIS COUNTRY COUNTRY >> "SONGLAND" GIVES UNDISCOVERED >> "SONGLAND" GIVES UNDISCOVERED WRITERS THEIR FIRST SONG

WRITERS THEIR FIRST SONG >> COULD BE A NEXT HIT >> COULD BE A NEXT HIT >> I’M PICKING YOUR SONG >> I’M PICKING YOUR SONG

>> "SONGLAND" STREAM ANY TIME THE PAYMENTS THEMSELVES ARE THE PAYMENTS THEMSELVES ARE COMPENSATION FOR LOSSES WE’VE COMPENSATION FOR LOSSES WE’VE RECEIVED OR HAVEN’T RECEIVED FOR RECEIVED OR HAVEN’T RECEIVED FOR THE NORMAL TRADE RELATIONS THE NORMAL TRADE RELATIONS TRANSACTIONS WE WOULD HAVE HAD TRANSACTIONS WE WOULD HAVE HAD WITH CHINA WITH CHINA >> YOU APPLIED FOR THESE >> YOU APPLIED FOR THESE PAYMENTS PAYMENTS

TELL ME WHAT LEAD YOU TO TO TELL ME WHAT LEAD YOU TO TO THAT THAT WHAT YOU THINK OF IT WHAT YOU THINK OF IT >> I DID APPLY FOR THE MARKET >> I DID APPLY FOR THE MARKET FACILITATION PAYMENT

FACILITATION PAYMENT THE PAYMENTS THEMSELVES ARE, IF THE PAYMENTS THEMSELVES ARE, IF YOU WILL, COMPENSATION FOR THE YOU WILL, COMPENSATION FOR THE LOSSES THAT WE RECEIVED OR LOSSES THAT WE RECEIVED OR HAVEN’T RECEIVED FOR THE NORMAL, HAVEN’T RECEIVED FOR THE NORMAL, IF YOU WILL, TRADE RELATION, YOU IF YOU WILL, TRADE RELATION, YOU KNOW, TRANSACTIONS WE WOULD HAVE KNOW, TRANSACTIONS WE WOULD HAVE HAD WITH CHINA HAD WITH CHINA >> YOU APPLIED FOR IT >> YOU APPLIED FOR IT

>> I DID, YES >> I DID, YES >> WHY? >> WHY? I HAVE TO PAY BILLS I HAVE TO PAY BILLS >> IT’S A DIFFICULT PAYMENT TO >> IT’S A DIFFICULT PAYMENT TO TAKE

TAKE I UNDERSTAND THAT, YOU KNOW, I UNDERSTAND THAT, YOU KNOW, IT’S GOING TO INCREASE THE IT’S GOING TO INCREASE THE FEDERAL BUDGET, YOU KNOW, I GET FEDERAL BUDGET, YOU KNOW, I GET THAT THAT >> ABLE TO KEEP US SUSTAINABLE >> ABLE TO KEEP US SUSTAINABLE AND CONTINUE TO OPERATE AND CONTINUE TO OPERATE

>> INSTEAD OF TAKING PAYMENTS >> INSTEAD OF TAKING PAYMENTS FROM THE GOVERNMENT FROM THE GOVERNMENT >> WHERE DO YOU SEE THE TRADE >> WHERE DO YOU SEE THE TRADE WAR STAND? WAR STAND? HOW DOES IT IMPACT YOU IN THE HOW DOES IT IMPACT YOU IN THE OPERATION? OPERATION? >> I THINK IN JANUARY, I WAS >> I THINK IN JANUARY, I WAS HOPEFUL WAS IT WAS GOING TO BE HOPEFUL WAS IT WAS GOING TO BE SHORT LIVED SHORT LIVED THERE WAS NEGOTIATIONS THAT WAS THERE WAS NEGOTIATIONS THAT WAS ONGOING

ONGOING SINCE THAT POINT IN TIME, WE’VE SINCE THAT POINT IN TIME, WE’VE SEEN NEGOTIATIONS START AND SEEN NEGOTIATIONS START AND STOP STOP START/STOP START/STOP

IT’S BEEN THE NAME OF THE GAME IT’S BEEN THE NAME OF THE GAME >> A MAJORITY OF OF FARMERS, >> A MAJORITY OF OF FARMERS, WHATEVER PERCENTAGE WHATEVER WHATEVER PERCENTAGE WHATEVER THAT MIGHT BE I THINK SUPPORTED THAT MIGHT BE I THINK SUPPORTED TRUMP TRUMP WE KNOW AS A FARM COMMUNITY THAT WE KNOW AS A FARM COMMUNITY THAT CHINA HAS BEEN TAKING ADVANTAGE CHINA HAS BEEN TAKING ADVANTAGE OF US IN THE WORLD TRADE FOR A OF US IN THE WORLD TRADE FOR A LONG TIME

LONG TIME MARKET MANIPULATION AND SEVERAL MARKET MANIPULATION AND SEVERAL THINGS THINGS IT’S HARD TO NOT HAVE A SENSE OF IT’S HARD TO NOT HAVE A SENSE OF RAH WHEN YOU HEAR SOMEBODY WILL RAH WHEN YOU HEAR SOMEBODY WILL DO THIS DO THIS

I THINK THE HINDSIGHT WE THINK I THINK THE HINDSIGHT WE THINK AND WISH IT WOULD HAVE BEEN AND WISH IT WOULD HAVE BEEN HANDLED IN A DIFFERENT WAY HANDLED IN A DIFFERENT WAY WITHOUT THE USE OF FOOD AS A WITHOUT THE USE OF FOOD AS A WEAPON THIS THIS TRADE WAR WEAPON THIS THIS TRADE WAR >> MADE THE JOKE WHAT DO YOU >> MADE THE JOKE WHAT DO YOU CALL TWO FARMERS IN THE CALL TWO FARMERS IN THE BASEBALL? BASEBALL? A WINE CELLAR A WINE CELLAR >> OKAY

>> OKAY ALL RIGHT ALL RIGHT I UNDERSTAND I UNDERSTAND

THAT’S WHY THEY ALWAYS SAY A THAT’S WHY THEY ALWAYS SAY A FARMER LIKES HIS BASEBALL CAP FARMER LIKES HIS BASEBALL CAP GOES LIKE THAT SO HE CAN STICK GOES LIKE THAT SO HE CAN STICK HIS HEAD IN THE MAILBOX FOR A HIS HEAD IN THE MAILBOX FOR A FREE GOVERNMENT CHECK FREE GOVERNMENT CHECK WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE? WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE? >> ARE THE FARMERS WINERS?HINERS

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