The House of Representatives is debating the gigantic
corporate handout known as the Farm Bill (Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk
Management Act of 2013). The Senate has already passed this massive new
spending measure. We need to stop the Bill in the House where our strength is
Congress passes the Farm Bill every cycle without hesitation.
Too many Congressmen – even those who claim to believe in free markets –
support the measure.
A leftover of the New Deal era, the Farm Bill is a
subsidy-packed monstrosity that throws taxpayer money at politically-connected
corporate farms. This year's version even contains a new entitlement program called shallow-loss crop insurance.
80% of spending in the Farm Bill is allocated for food
stamps – not actual relief for farmers. We need to stop this outdated subsidy
program of a bill once and for all.
Call your Congressional Representative and
demand they stand for real economic freedom and small business– not the crony