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Tag: sugar
Meet America’s Elite Farm Subsidy Club

If one wants to really learn about crony capitalism in this country our agricultural policies would be a fantastic place to start. There have got to be 100 potential dissertations on corn policy alone.

How sugar policy could kill the farm bill

There’s something about white crystalline substances and unsavory dealing. Sugar is probably worse than cocaine. (From Politico) An attempt by candy makers and their allies in Congress to rein in one of the more arcane commodity support programs is...

We are subsidizing our own disease burden

Bingo! We subsidize sugar, corn, all sorts of nasty stuff. (And yes I like eating both too.) Then taxpayers have to pay for the treatment of diabetes etc. after people get fat and unhealthy on the “food” we fund. (You...