25 Apr '14, 7am

FTC officials question 'bad policy' that stops Tesla's direct sales via @therealautoblog

I don't know much about ethanol subsidies, but i can tell you dairy and other agricultural subsidies are necessary to make food affordable for the general public. I have a friend who's family lost their medium size dairy farm. People were still complaining at the rising price of milk, yet his farm was living on ends meat just trying to stay afloat. They had to sell out to a very large corporate farm, which is the way farming is going these days because it's hard to make any money any more even with subsidies. Over 60% of our food is already imported, without subsidies, that number would go up significantly and farming in the U.S. wouldn't be viable unless you are a huge corporate farm. You know what else comes out of the farm budget, food stamps. Even then, the total farm bill is less than a quarter of 1% of the federal budget, it's very small, but impact the country in a ...

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