Tuesday, July 27, 2010

High Food Costs, High Govt Handouts, Too Many Farmers

This has got to stop, but who has the guts and the ethics to do so?

Pigford v. Glickman: 86,000 claims from 39,697 total farmers?

I’m confused.

If there are only 39,697 African-American farmers grand total in the entire country, then how can over 86,000 of them claim discrimination at the hands of the USDA? Where did the other 46,303 come from?

Now, if you’re confused over what the heck I’m even talking about, let’s go back to the beginning of the story:

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