Government Subsidies Photos on Townhall

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    Posted: 7/5/2011 3:31:55 PM EST
    In this photo taken June 7, 2011, commuters walk on the platform at the MBTA station in Andover, Mass. The Great Recession and cuts in government subsidies have wreaked havoc on mass transit in America, even as rising gasoline prices mean push up demand for reliable bus, train and subway service in cities big and small. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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    Posted: 7/5/2011 3:31:46 PM EST
    In this photo taken June 7, 2011, a commuter train passes crossing gates as it leaves the MBTA station in Andover, Mass. The Great Recession and cuts in government subsidies have wreaked havoc on mass transit in America, even as rising gasoline prices mean push up demand for reliable bus, train and subway service in cities big and small. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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    Posted: 7/5/2011 3:31:40 PM EST
    In this photo taken June 7, 2011, a commuter train passes crossing gates as it leaves the MBTA station in Andover, Mass. The Great Recession and cuts in government subsidies have wreaked havoc on mass transit in America, even as rising gasoline prices mean push up demand for reliable bus, train and subway service in cities big and small. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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    Posted: 7/5/2011 3:31:40 PM EST
    In this photo taken Tuesday, May 24, 2011, commuters walk to board a train at North Station in Boston. The Great Recession and cuts in government subsidies have wreaked havoc on mass transit in America, even as rising gasoline prices mean push up demand for reliable bus, train and subway service in cities big and small. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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    Posted: 7/5/2011 3:31:40 PM EST
    In this May 24, 2011 photo, commuters rush to catch trains at North Station in Boston. The Great Recession and cuts in government subsidies have wreaked havoc on mass transit in America, even as rising gasoline prices mean push up demand for reliable bus, train and subway service in cities big and small. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  •  - A shopper walks past  Sharp's advertisement board at an electronic shop in Tokyo

    A shopper walks past Sharp's advertisement board at an electronic shop in Tokyo

    Posted: 2/3/2011 4:51:15 AM EST
    A shopper walks past Sharp's advertisement board at an electronic shop in Tokyo February 3, 2011. Japan's Sharp Corp posted a near tripling in nine-month operating profit on a jump in television sales ahead of the reduction of government subsidies in its home market, and kept its annual outlook unchanged. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (JAPAN - Tags: BUSINESS)
  •  - A student grills potatoes during a protest in front of Latvia's University in Riga

    A student grills potatoes during a protest in front of Latvia's University in Riga

    Posted: 4/23/2009 12:19:05 PM EST
    A student grills potatoes during a protest in front of Latvia's University in Riga April 23, 2009. The potatoes symbolise what the students say are the only food they can afford after a cut in government education subsidy. Government subsidies to Latvia's higher education institutions have been cut by 18 million lats ($33 million) this year, including a reduced number of scholarship recipients, local media reported. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins (LATVIA FOOD DRINK POLITICS EDUCATION CONFLICT)
  •  - US opera singer Hampson arrives to testify in a trial in Graz

    US opera singer Hampson arrives to testify in a trial in Graz

    Posted: 4/30/2008 4:13:59 AM EST
    U.S. opera singer Thomas Hampson, companion of Andrea Herberstein, gestures as he arrives to testify in a trial in Graz April 30, 2008. Austrian aristocrat Andrea Herberstein, her son Maximilian and her former manager are accused of financial fraud, including the misuse of government subsidies for the running of their zoological park 'Tierpark Herberstein' in Styria. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer (AUSTRIA)
  •  - Andrea Herberstein waits for the start of her financial fraud trial in a courtroom in Graz

    Andrea Herberstein waits for the start of her financial fraud trial in a courtroom in Graz

    Posted: 4/3/2008 6:40:21 AM EST
    Andrea Herberstein (C) sits in the dock in front of her son Maximilian (R) and attorney at law Peter Bartel as she waits for the start of her trial in a courtroom in Graz April 3, 2008. Herberstein, her son Maximilian and her former manager are accused of financial fraud, including the misuse of government subsidies for the running of their zoological park 'Tierpark Herberstein' in Styria. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer (AUSTRIA)