This article quotes some of the many abuses which go on in the Department of Agriculture.
Which is why I want to abolish the Department of Agriculture.
And I suspect all sensible people will agree after reading excerpts from these three articles.
We’ll start with Damon Cline, who produced a searing indictment of farm welfare for the Augusta Chronicle.
Alexis de Tocqueville posited in the 19th century that America’s undoing would occur once “politicians realize they can bribe the people with their own money.” That’s exactly what the Farm Bill allows politicians to do – loot the treasury on behalf of the lobbyists, special interest groups and voting blocs who keep them fat and happy in Washington Wonderland. …The bill continues a legacy of waste that started 60 years ago when campaign contribution-sniffing politicians realized they could make the Great Depression’s temporary, emergency measures permanent. At $956 billion…
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