Post Tagged with: "Farm bill"

August 14, 2012 05:35

No BBQ Clause in the Constitution – Obama’s $150 million vote buying gimmick

He’ll say anything and spend any amount of taxpayers’ money to get votes. The latest desperate pitch is $150 million to buy meat and fish from drought stricken farmers.

July 16, 2012 14:23

Sacred Cows and Bipartisan B.S. In Farm Bill

Taxpayers continue to bear the heavy burden of subsidizing campaign contributors, the rich and corporations under the cover of a nostalgic vision of farming. “Farmers” who receive about 80 percent of government subsidies are multimillionaires whose incomes put them in Obama’s definition of the rich.

June 25, 2012 07:23

Capital Crime – Biomassive Energy Subsidies in Farm Bill

The farm bill [] has little to do with farming and a lot to do with handouts. Energy subsidies? The farm bill’s full of ‘em, particularly in the Title IX energy section, and they all need to go.