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Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Tax Dollars At Work

USDA sent $1.1B to deceased farmers

AP - Mon Jul 23, 7:04 PM ET Avg. Rating: 4.6

WASHINGTON - The Agriculture Department sent $1.1 billion in farm payments to more than 170,000 dead people over a seven-year period, congressional investigators say.
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Doesn't that just give you the warm-fuzzies?

It's bad enough the government pays subsidies to farmers to not grow some crops. But to keep paying them after they're dead too?

Sweet.



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2 comments:

Susan as herself said...

When I heard this I was tempted to plant a garden, open a Swiss bank account for my relatives, and then commit suicide at harvest time.

Then my family could just wait for the dollars to come rolling in.

It could happen.

curmudgeon said...

I don't see why not!