Comment: I have the greatest admiration for farmers.

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I have the greatest admiration for farmers.

Farmers work their butts off. Children who grow up on family farms develop a dependability that cannot be matched by many others.

BUT most of them grow conveniently silent when asked about farm subsidies.

ALL of them get fat checks from the government. Oh, sure, maybe Monsanto gets more. But ALL dairy farmers (at least) get big fat subsidy checks from the government.

Most people don't realize that. And I have a problem with ANY business that depends on government subsidies.