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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed May 15, 2013 05:14 PM CDT

The Christian faith teaches to provide for the poor, but Jesus was never faced with having to reduce the budget for popular legislation and try to get that bill passed by the House of Representatives.

Perhaps, rather than asking, "What would Jesus do?" the question becomes, "What would Caesar Augustus do?"

The point is raised because over the past couple of years as the House Agriculture Committee has gone down the path of seeking cuts to nutrition programs, the argument has led to a debate over the role of a Christian in Congress in deciding how to handle programs for ...

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