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The Farm Bill vs. America

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Sen. Mike Lee
Senator, Utah
              From left, Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Den. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., House Agriculture Committee Chairman Rep. Frank Lucas, R-Okla., and Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., ranking Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee, are intercepted by reporters after negations on the Farm Bill wrapped up on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. There is agreement on many parts of the legislation but significant differences remain over funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, more commonly known as food stamps.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The Farm Bill Congress just passed Tuesday is a monument to Washington dysfunction, and an insult to taxpayers, consumers, and citizens.

Americans can’t afford Democrats’ tax increases

1:31 PM 07/24/2012

Last week, Democrats insisted that Congress raise taxes on the American people. So committed are they to the cause that one top Democrat said they would actually allow the country to drive off the so-called “fiscal cliff” if it gave them the leverage they needed to get their way.