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Honest Argument: U.S. farm subsidies should be restricted to small, independent farms
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U.S. farm subsidies should be restricted to small, independent farms

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U.S. farm subsidies should be restricted to small, independent farms  U.S. farm subsidies should be restricted to small, independent farms
       Most subsidies go to large corporations  Most subsidies go to large corporations
       Subsidies are useful if targetted to specific objectives  Subsidies are useful if targetted to specific objectives
              Family farming  Family farming
                     Times change  Times change
                            Policy action must reflect the times  Policy action must reflect the times
              Crop diversity  Crop diversity
                     Dangers of homogenization  Dangers of homogenization
                            Bioengineered foods  Bioengineered foods
                                   Pollution of adjacent farmlands  Pollution of adjacent farmlands
                     Organic and heirloom varieties  Organic and heirloom varieties
                            Organic does not necessarily mean good  Organic does not necessarily mean good
              International aid  International aid
       All subsidies should be eliminated  All subsidies should be eliminated
              Market forces more accurate at filling our food needs.  Market forces more accurate at filling our food needs.

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"Farm Bill" was a misnomer

86% of the money in that bill had nothing to do with farmers. Politics is a lot of smoke and mirrors.

Comment by: Randy Joe At: 2008-06-12 20:38:48



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