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Farm Bill 2012: A Big Government Nightmare

kgreenaz Wrote: Jun 12, 2012 3:54 PM
Not even. If you have Netflix, you can see a bunch of documentaries that describe what is happening. I take them with a grain of Celtic sea salt. But a bunch of us crunchy conservative moms who want food grown the way God intended and not a chemist, want Big Ag and the gov't out of the business of food.

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...