Down on the farm, it's business as usual

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Author(s) USA Today editorial board
Source USA Today
Date July 31, 2007
Quotes-start.png "In addition to boosting just a few crops, the subsidies also favor a tiny sliver of the largest farms and agribusinesses: The top 10% of recipients get nearly three-fourths of subsidy payments, while the bottom 80% of recipients divide up a scant 12%. For that cockeyed system, U.S. households pay an average $320 a year in taxes and higher food prices, according to the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank. " Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Bill should be passed on the topic 2007 U.S. Farm Bill.