Farm bill feeds greed

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Author(s) Los Angeles Times editorial board
Source Los Angeles Times
Date March 21, 2008
Quotes-start.png "As negotiators work to reconcile the bills and close the $10-billion gap, they're fighting ferociously over one of the more obscene line items in the Senate's version: a new $5-billion disaster-assistance program intended to help growers whose crops are destroyed by drought or flood. In practice, this would simply encourage farmers to plant in drought-prone areas, knowing the government will bail them out if their crops fail." 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.