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    It's time to end the epidemic of laziness among farmers. Call your congressman and tell them to show strong support for farmers by making them work!
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    Seriously. Those dairy farmers were bitching yesterday. They're trying to get 8k per year each to subsidize them against low demand low price.

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    Ummm, SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is contained in the farm bill since it's administered by the US Department of Agriculture. Fucking morons. You can't even be clever when trying to troll.
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    Good work for those farmers, China just decided to buy its soy from Russia instead of the US....
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    Farming subsidies are like a US tradition at this point.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Taernath View Post
    Farming subsidies are like a US tradition at this point.
    “Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program” -- Milton Friedman
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    Quote Originally Posted by ~Rocktar~ View Post
    Ummm, SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is contained in the farm bill since it's administered by the US Department of Agriculture. Fucking morons. You can't even be clever when trying to troll.
    Glad you brought that up. The point, I think, of the trolling, is to highlight the hypocrisy.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ardwen View Post
    Good work for those farmers, China just decided to buy its soy from Russia instead of the US....
    I saw that but I've not seen/read of a devastating impact on farmers or soybean futures. I'm not sure why there isn't much effect. Maybe the U.S. market is the biggest market for soy, or it's already heavily subsidized by the government so it doesn't matter too much if they sell it or let it rot. Perhaps they figure this little trade war will all be settled before it has much impact?

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    Farming subsidies are like a US tradition at this point.

    Ain't that the truth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cwolff View Post
    Glad you brought that up. The point, I think, of the trolling, is to highlight the hypocrisy.



    I saw that but I've not seen/read of a devastating impact on farmers or soybean futures. I'm not sure why there isn't much effect. Maybe the U.S. market is the biggest market for soy, or it's already heavily subsidized by the government so it doesn't matter too much if they sell it or let it rot. Perhaps they figure this little trade war will all be settled before it has much impact?




    Ain't that the truth.
    So you agree, government handouts only deepen the dependency of the receiptor?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Neveragain View Post
    So you agree, government handouts only deepen the dependency of the receiptor?
    Once again, you're trying to hard. Did you just read the 48 Laws of Power? You're attempting to put me on the horns of a dilemma.

    Why don't you ask a question if you have a question, without all the framing.
    Last edited by cwolff; 05-18-2018 at 09:16 AM.

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    Looks like GOP killed their own farm bill.

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