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The economics of sharecropping are one step above those of slave holding; neither are advantageous.  Which is why both were phased-out.

Them Who Hath figured-out there was more profit in lending money to ag producers than having anything "real" to do with crop production.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Sun Jun 6th, 2010 at 03:48:04 PM EST
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