Post Tagged with: "millionaire subsidies"

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.

November 16, 2011 08:04

Government subsidies of the Rich

This welfare for the well-off – costing billions of dollars a year – is being paid for with the taxes of the less fortunate, many who are working two jobs just to make ends meet, and IOUs to be paid off by future generations. – Sen. Tom A. Coburn, M.D.