Doc Freeman Wrote:
Jul 11, 2012 11:54 AM
The first Farm Bill, the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933 (each one has a name), was created to address rock bottom prices (corn prices actually hit $0), national hunger, soil erosion, lack of credit and unfair export practices. At this time in history 1933 there was a great need for a farm bill, but for the past 60 years there was never a need for such a bill and I submit today there is no need what so ever. The following will show why a farm bill was needed during 1933. January 30, 1933 Nazi leader Adolf Hitler is appointed Chancellor of Germany by President of Germany Paul von Hindenburg. The Lone Ranger debuts on American radio. February 1933 – The 20th Amendment to the United States Constitution goes into effect. The Blaine Act