After the drought, seeking long-term solutions for farmers

This fellow pretty much nails it: the chief beneficiaries of government subsidies and "farm" programs are large corporations. If it's honesty in government we're after, "farm" subsidies should be renamed "agribusiness" subsidies and be done with it. Let's see how quickly those bills pass.

The news of the devastating drought of 2012 has overwhelmed the press with stories of hardship, despair, pain and suffering. Now federal and state governments are stepping in to "help the farmers."

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