House Republicans slash food, keep farm subsidies

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  1. Antiderivative
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    Other highlights of this piss-poor bill.

    House keeps farm subsidies, cuts food aid as it passes food and farm spending bill - The Washington Post
     
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    One thread on this subject wasn't good enough for you? Ya need that liberal lime light eh?
     
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    Sorry, ignore it and lock it. I didn't realize that there was another thread on this.

    However, I can see that it peeves you.
     
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    Haha no biggie. I've had a few drinks and I'm just being a bit of a prick.
    Carry on my misguided liberal friend....
     
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    Guaranteed that I am more fiscally conservative and limited government than you.
     
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    Okie dokie. You and I know each other so well we can say things like that eh? And I thought I was the half drunk one lol
     
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    What they should have done was to completely remove BOTH SETS OF subsidies and make major cuts to the USDA as well.
     
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    Granny says don't worry `bout dem foreign farmers - take care of `merican farmers first...
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    US Senate Ends One Farm Subsidy, Adds Another
    June 10, 2013 > The U.S. Senate has cut a $5 billion-per-year farm subsidy program as part of a bill shaping U.S. farm policy and much more. But lawmakers have added new subsidies that critics say could end up hurting other countries’ farmers more than the old program did.
     
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    Why on earth does an industry such as agriculture deserve such welfare when they consistently export hundreds of millions of tons of grains each year?
     
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    "What a waste.

    except for keeping the gen fucked food off my plate
     

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