Why do republicans lie to the American voter about being 100% for free market?
“Last week the Republicans voted against cutting business subsidies.
WHY ARE ALL THESE THINGS ARE OFF LIMITS FOR BUDGET CUTTING?
1. Annual Direct Federal Subsides To Industries:
Farm = $ 16 billion
Airline = $ 68 billion
Oil = $ 35 billion.
Coal = $ 86 billion
Natural Gas = $ 100 billion
Ethanol = $ 173 billion
Flood Insurance = $ 12 billion
Total = $ 490 billion
This doesn’t count state subsidies. Texas State Subsidies Oil/Gas total $ 1.4-billion
Indirect Federal, State and Local Oil Subsidies including
Tax breaks, Depletion Allowance, Oil Pipelines, Monitoring,
Transportation, Remote Sensing/Mapping (USGS), etc. less
Cost = $ 310 billion.
Expendable your children safety, Police, Fire, First Responders, Teachers, CDC, drastic cuts in Social Security, Medicare. The death panels will come but not for the rich, famous and CEOs that get 27% raises in the worst recession that this country has ever known.
**********Total Government Subsidies to Businesses: $ 800-billion.********
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(1)Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley received $ 1 million in federal Farm handouts over 11 years.
(2)Grassley’s son received $ 699,248
(3) Micheal Bachmann has Recieved $ 251,973 in corn and milk subsidies.
(4). In just four Republican Districts in Texas, Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas the government handed out $ 5.4-billion in farm subsidies to big argi-business.
Grandma and Grandpa the shaf*
** TRY doing some research like the congressional record!** and