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Published by: Adam Berkland on Jul 06, 2012
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THE 2012 FARM BILL IS A BLOATED

WELFARE BILL IN DISGUISE
Commodities

1%
Trade Crop Insurance

Conservation

6%

6%

9%

80% 20%

is food stamp programs (SNAP) is corporate welfare

78%
Food Stamps & Nutrition Programs

In the 1970’s, only 1 in 50 Americans received food stamps. TODAY, 1 in 7 do.

GOVERNMENT

SPENDS ON MORE TODAY
SNAP THAN IT DID IN 2000
$80,000 $70,000 $60,000 $50,000 $40,000 $30,000 $20,000 $10,000 $0.00
19 69 71 73 75 77 79 81 83 85

Congress must vote to reauthorize these USDA programs or watch them expire, meaning that the so-called Farm Bill is an opportunity to make serious reforms and real cuts to the billions we waste on farm subsidies and food stamps.

5 YEARS

EVERY

TOTAL COST of SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

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87

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