The Cliven Bundy Amendment?

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  1. Luddly Neddite
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    Just heard there's an amendment being introduced to stop giving (tax paid) welfare to ranchers who owe (the taxpayers) back grazing fees.


    Good start. Then, let's stop ALL welfare ranching.

    How many businesses get subsidies for cost-of-doing-business- \expenses?
     
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    Almost all businesses get subsidies, mostly from state and local governments. The larger the business, the more subsidies it typically gets.
     
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    Stop subsidizing Sharpton first. At least farmers and ranchers contribute to society as compared to the likes of "race baiter Al".

    "And though he said in recent interviews that he was paying both down, his balance with the state, at least, has actually grown in recent years. His National Action Network appears to have been sustained for years by not paying federal payroll taxes on its employees.

    With the tax liability outstanding, Mr. Sharpton traveled first class and collected a sizable salary, the kind of practice by nonprofit groups that the United States Treasury’s inspector general for tax administration recently characterized as “abusive,” or “potentially criminal” if the failure to turn over or collect taxes is willful.

    Mr. Sharpton and the National Action Network have repeatedly failed to pay travel agencies, hotels and landlords. He has leaned on the generosity of friends and sometimes even the organization, intermingling its finances with his own to cover his daughters’ private school tuition".

    Perino Rips Sharpton Americans Have Been Subsidizing His Lifestyle


    Read more: Perino Rips Sharpton Americans Have Been Subsidizing His Lifestyle
     
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    Is there a link to this?
     
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    all those billions of rds of ammo wasted each year on tin cans and paper targets, instead of going where bullets SORELY need to be aimed(both left and right).
     
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    Agreed. Would you also agree that we need to end all farm subsidies as well, of which hundreds of millions of tax dollars get authorized in the annual farm bill every year?
     
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    Yeah, imagine all the murders you could commit, huh? If you don't like a politician, just shoot him? lol
     
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    Over 90% of farms in the US are family owned. Why would you want to screw the American family?
     
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    why should farmers get a break while other people get screwed, hmm? Most farmers are quite wealthy, by average standards. My oldest bro's a millionaire, "just" by investing in farm land, inheriting some thru his wife's family, farming it and raising hogs (after a "mere" 40 years of 80 hour weeks). His kids, however, will inherit that without hitting much of a lick, at all.
     

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