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Why is America FAT

Congress and the Department of Agriculture are spending more than $1.28 billion annually to subsidize the crops that are used as additives in manufacturing cookies, candies, soda pop and other highly popular junk food that arguably are among the primary contributors to childhood obesity. The sweet, fatty and calorie-rich Hostess Twinkies alone contain 14 ingredients made with highly subsidized processed ingredients, including corn syrup, high fructose corn syrup, corn starch and vegetable shortening.

Read more at http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2012/07/25/Billions-i...

People complain about people taking government entitlements, it's the corporations that take more than them! Not that I support a welfare state, but why don't people focus on corporate welfare?

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