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Subject:  Re: those that gots, gets Date:  9/12/2013  11:56 PM
Author:  Howie52 Number:  51754 of 117001

"It appears that many, many R's, include the Rockefellers, receive such subsidies:

Donna "


What do you think the purpose of the "Farm Bill" is?
What is the intended goal of the legislation?

Is the purpose to provide a "safety net" for farmers? Basically a
farmer bailout program?
Is the purpose intended to maintain a "floor" and a "ceiling"
for prices?
Is the purpose to encourage economic farming activity?

I think the problem in creating legislation is that the
driving force behind a piece of legislation is not always
understood - if it is communicated at all.

Sometimes, a large portion of any bill is a method for
legislators to repay their supporters - or themselves.
The larger the bill, the more cloudy the reasoning.
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