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Big Spending Farm Bill Passes Senate

Lone_Gunman45 Wrote: Jun 22, 2012 5:34 PM
Maybe we'll get lucky one day and the Iranians will have one rocket that will work when both houses are in session and Oblamo is in town.

 

The Senate has approved their version of the 2012 Farm Bill with a 64-35 vote today. Senate Republicans, including Dick Lugar, accounted for 16 of the 64 affirmative votes.

The Farm Bill was sold as a bi-partisan, budget cutting piece of legislation. In reality, the bill fails to make any meaningful cuts to the food stamp program or farm subsidies. The bill is another in a long line of bi-partisan deals that will lock in big spending and pages of regulations. In this case the price tag is $969 billion, with 1,000 pages to empower DC bureaucrats....