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1909. Facing nearly due west from ridge northeast of Como Lake. Light selection cut in open ponderosa pine. Ground cover is comprised of perennial grasses and forbs, including basalmroot. A few low-growing bitterbrush plants can be seen in the vicinity of horses and in distance on left. A group of willows can be seen behind horsemen at left center. Photo 87357/U.S. Forest Service hide caption

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The U.S. Supreme Court, 70 years after rejecting Roscoe Filburn's bid to limit the federal government's power to regulate commerce. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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The Farmer And The Commerce Clause

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Notice how some of these tomatoes have unripe-looking tops? Those "green shoulders" are actually the keys to flavor. pocius/Flickr.com hide caption

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How The Taste Of Tomatoes Went Bad (And Kept On Going)

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The barons wanted King John to stop seizing their grain. The fish weirs had to go, too. Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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