Milk could cost $8 in 2013

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    A gallon of milk could cost $8 in 2013. Here’s why.

    Come Dec. 31, Washington’s inaction could push the country’s milk prices to as much as $6 to $8 per gallon unless Congress passes a farm bill renewing federal support for agriculture programs.

    Might have to scale back on Cheerio consumption if we go over the “milk cliff.” (Source: bigstock)
    Here’s how that would happen: Without legislative action in the next five days, the government will have to revert to a 1949 dairy price subsidy that requires the Agriculture Department to buy milk at inflated prices. Much like the current fiscal cliff, the law was left on the books “as a poison pill to get Congress to pass a farm bill by scaring lawmakers with the prospect of higher support prices for milk and other agriculture products.

    All because we have a worthless Government, What a bunch of shit heads we have in Washington,,,,,,,,,,,
     
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    Didn't you start another thread like this one?
     
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    The human body doesn't need cow milk. Or goat milk, etc.
     

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