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Farm Bill 2012: A Big Government Nightmare

kgreenaz Wrote: Jun 12, 2012 3:52 PM
"They also have no problem letting Monsanto sue them when their fields get crossed contaminated by GMO pollen blowing in the wind. Then these small farms get buried in legal fees." This is such a tragedy. It's unbelievable, really. Right now I have the gov't take my tax money and give it to farmers who grow poison. Then I get to take my after-tax money, which is almost gone because of this economy, and I get to spend it on organic and natural foods that won't poison my family. Gee, that sounds about right. Republicans need to get educated on this. I support the CA Right to Know initiative. It will end these GMOs being in our foods. In Europe these companies just switched to natural food rather than label. That will happen here.
chipsmydog Wrote: Jun 12, 2012 11:15 PM
And they will probably get voted out of office if they don't.
Why is that? Because most Americans aren't wise enough to understand that subsidizing farmers is not a good thing.
Why is that? Because the American Public Education system is run by liberal, anti-Christ narcissists who believe the government, with themselves in charge, can create a utopian humanistic society.
Another example: Minimum wage and the negative impact raising it has on the people that politicians say they want to help.
nawlins72 Wrote: Jun 12, 2012 9:18 PM
And you can guarantee that numerous Republicans will step up to sign it, as the always have.
oldervoter68 Wrote: Jun 12, 2012 8:02 PM
Please read the article again. The Senate Bill is Authored by Senators Stabenow and Roberts, both of which I believe are Democrats.

This column was written by Townhall.com 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...