Post Tagged with: "aid to farmers"

April 12, 2013 07:50

Sweet Deal – Rich Sugar Corps Cost Consumers Billions and Jobs

Sugar is less than 2% of crop value in the U.S. but sugar lobbyists spend over a third of all crop lobby money to bribe your government to continue this sweet deal. Companies that use sugar have closed U.S. factories which costs thousands of jobs no longer available to Americans due to this lobbying (bribery) by just a handful of sugar producers.

September 16, 2010 04:42

Obama tries to buy Arkansas votes with $630 million

Obama promised Sen. Blanche Lincoln aid to farmers who lost crops in Arkansas. Was that for her yes vote on Obamacare? The USDA has avoided normal congressional approval of disaster aid and taken the $630 million from funds often used to supplement school nutrition programs according to an AP story.