Low-hanging fruit: Farm subsidies

posted by
July 20, 2011
Future of Freedom Foundation
by Fergus Hodgson  
Posted in Commentary

"Toing and froing over the debt ceiling has delayed an extension of the federal Farm Bill, set to expire in 2012. Of all the wasteful federal programs, agricultural subsidies may be the most painless to eliminate, so bring on their expiration. The Farm Bill is actually an aggregation of 15 bills, and it includes a host of far from essential or constitutional items that have nothing to do with agriculture." (07/20/11)


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