Half of the money was offered in the first tranche, released in August. The new tranche amounts to one-fourth of the $14.5 billion with the remaining $3.625 billion possible in January.
"We need more permanent solutions than this current plan can provide," said president Roger Johnson of the National Farmers Union.
Indeed. Ya Pig.
How about a Federal Reserve Bank System with a mainline injection directly to the booty of Big Ag? That way Big Ag [No relation to Big Al] can get rid of the intermediary, aka, the US government, which is momentarily tapped out at $23 trillion.
We are incredibly redickedulous.
Slurping states that have bellied up to the trough known as the Market Faciliation Program on behalf of an industry that is killing us.