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Yes, Progressives, God Made Farmers

oldervoter68 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 1:51 AM
Farmers for the most part would probably prefer to forego subsidies, but the general public would not like the cost of the product in the market. Without subsidies, much would not continue to be produced and what is produced would be in shorter supply. Then we would really hear the howling from the left.
Lars795 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 3:34 AM
Actually most farmers do not need those subsidies. What they need for protection would be drought, flood, and freeze insurance. And get away from banks that convince hem to get huge loans against the farm, and then collect when the crop year (s) go bad on them.

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