I don't think it matters, my brother runs his through raw... Many times i cook mine with onions, peppers ect., then run it all through mine. Everything goes through easier after it's cooked...
I guess it's all about what you want to end up with.
Limit all politicians to two terms: One in office, one in prison. Illinois already does this!
Illegal immigration is ruining America, look what it has done to the White House.