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Thursday 03/13/14

FAPRI Projects Billions More in PLC Payments Than CBO Numbers
FAPRI came out with its 10-year baseline projection for commodities, looking at future production, prices, farm subsidies and overall farm income. A $21 billion higher cost estimate less than two months after the new farm bill passed now has conservative group Heritage Action crowing "We told you so."[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 4:55PM CDT 03/13/14 by Chris Clayton | Post a Comment
Comments (5)
More evidence that the billions for millionaires farm program will work as intended in transferring the largest benefits to those least needy of any help Repeal obamacare as well as the billions for the millionaires farm bill!
Posted by T Kuster at 9:29AM CDT 03/14/14
Give a farmer a dollar and he will spend two,give a unemployed food stamp recipient a dollar and they will stay unemployed. I ask you which one is better for the economy?
Posted by paul allen at 9:53PM CDT 03/14/14
�The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.� � Margaret Thatcher
Posted by T Kuster at 6:24PM CDT 03/15/14
Obamacare is a big government program driving up our health care costs. Agriculture has experienced the effects of bloated big government programs such as federal crop insurance. It should be obvious that big government giving the largest farmers the largest government benefits (insurance premium subsidies) having the largest guaranteed incomes every year has driven up farmers costs of production in many ways most obviously farm land prices. Farming is a highly competitive business where farmers are more than willing to spend the income guarantees congress has doted on them. Perhaps these politicians and farmers who are maintain that unlimited government safety nets are so important to agriculture can explain how big government driving farmers' costs of production through the roof helps the security of farmers.
Posted by T Kuster at 9:15AM CDT 03/20/14
More examples of how government is driving up farmers's costs can be found at http://www.americanthinker.com/2014/03/the_devious_secret_of_obamacare_.html
Posted by T Kuster at 9:25AM CDT 03/20/14
 
FAPRI Projects Billions More in PLC Payments Than CBO Numbers
FAPRI came out with its 10-year baseline projection for commodities, looking at future production, prices, farm subsidies and overall farm income. A $21 billion higher cost estimate less than two months after the new farm bill passed now has conservative group Heritage Action crowing "We told you so."[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 4:55PM CDT 03/13/14 by Chris Clayton | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
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