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Wed Oct 21, 2020, 07:45 AM

WashPost: Trump's farmer bailout has given $21 billion to red counties and $2.1 billion to blue ones

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WashPost: Trump’s farmer bailout has given $21 billion to red counties and $2.1 billion to blue ones


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Reply WashPost: Trump's farmer bailout has given $21 billion to red counties and $2.1 billion to blue ones (Original post)
mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2020 OP
flying_wahini Oct 2020 #1
FeelingBlue Oct 2020 #2
Newest Reality Oct 2020 #3
mazzarro Oct 2020 #4
DavidDvorkin Oct 2020 #5
Aristus Oct 2020 #6
marie999 Oct 2020 #7
Aristus Oct 2020 #8

Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2020, 07:52 AM

1. Not surprised, but Really?

Wow.

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2020, 07:55 AM

2. If he was smart,

He would have reversed that. His followers will follow him pretty much no matter what he does. But, he could have won the gratitude of more people if he’d dumped funds into blue counties.

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2020, 08:00 AM

3. The blue states...

also pay out more than they take in.

The red, "welfare" states usually take more than they pay.

That's a big ripoff.

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2020, 08:12 AM

4. Why is this not unconstitutional? - n/t

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2020, 10:03 AM

5. Red counties in general have far more farm acreage than blue ones

So I would assume.

Perhaps the analysis takes this into account. I can't read the article, so I don't know.

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2020, 11:35 AM

6. We didn't need it.

We work for a living in the Blue states...

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Response to Aristus (Reply #6)

Wed Oct 21, 2020, 12:37 PM

7. Are you saying that farmers in red states don't work for a living?

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Response to marie999 (Reply #7)

Wed Oct 21, 2020, 01:15 PM

8. No so much that as the Blue states are funding their farm subsidies.

So they should maybe sneer at we Blue staters a little less often...

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