From the Downsizing Blog

CBO Findings on Farm Subsidies

As the $867 billion farm bill goes to the president for his signature, the Congressional Budget Office reminds us why farm subsidies don’t make much sense.

Savings Accounts for Family Leave

Both conservatives and liberals have proposed a federal entitlement program to provide paid family leave benefits.

Farm Bill Socialism in Senate

Many Republicans betrayed their conservative values by voting in favor of the $867 billion farm bill.

Farm Bill: 800 Pages from an 800-Pound Lobby

Congress is set to pass an $867 billion farm/food stamp bill with virtually no smaller-government reforms, and the president will probably sign it.
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