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Big Spending Farm Bill Passes Senate

Lone_Gunman45 Wrote: Jun 22, 2012 5:54 PM
Lets hope that Hatch is next!! Matter of fact, I sent his rival $50 on Wednesday for the last minute ad blitz!


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....