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>> He points to agriculture subsidies, such as the sugar subsidy--that Citizens Against Government Waste says inflates the U.S. price of sugar to nearly twice the world average sugar price--as one of the areas where outdated programs are draining taxpayers’ wallets unnecessarily.

“It's an old style Soviet command and control program,” Schatz says. “By eliminating the sugar program, tax payers could save $1.2 billion in one year and $6 billion over five years.”

After sugar, Schatz says the next program that is in need of reform is dairy.

“Also an old-fashioned program,” he says. “The price of milk is based on the distance from which it’s produced from Eau Claire, Wis.—very old-fashioned way to produce milk. Savings there: $1.1 billion in one year, and $5.7 billion over five years.”
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Citizens Against Government Waste estimates that there are between 55,000 and 77,000 government buildings sitting empty and unused across the country <<
http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/power-players-abc-news/waste-fou...

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