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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Rep. David Schweikert: Ag Reform Bill, At $969 Billion, Is A Mammoth Waste



Dubbed the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2012, this $969 billion monstrosity speaks to exactly why the American people sent us to Washington: To stop the spending, waste and corruption. 

Only in Washington could this bill be considered fiscally responsible.

Despite the fact the Senate cosponsors claim this farm bill could save $23.6 billion over the next decade, the actual 10-year cost of this bill dwarfs the 2008 farm bill at a CBO-projected $604 billion.

It does not take an economist to note that a 62% increase in spending while we approach $16 trillion in debt is simply unsustainable.
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