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Farm Bill 2012: A Big Government Nightmare

Ann11 Wrote: Jun 16, 2012 12:27 PM
sorry the question should have read....When was burning up a countries FOOD a really smart idea?....instead of..............When was burning up a countries fuel a really smart idea?

This column was written by intern Kyle Bonnell

Every vote in Congress can be viewed as an opportunity to either increase liberty or increase government. Right now, the Senate appears poised to choose the latter as they prepare to vote on the 2012 Farm Bill.

The 1,000-page bill that Senators Debbie Stabenow and Pat Roberts are pushing through the Senate is chock full of massive spending, new entitlements, and new regulations. With corporate welfare and generous subsidies thrown in for good measure, the bill reflects everything wrong with out-of-control government. No wonder Congress is sporting a 17...