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Betting the farm

With stimulus/bailout talk dominating the headlines, President Obama’s Department of Agriculture is doing something smart – reviewing the disbursement of farm subsidies to stop some payments. Currently, the flawed handout program sends cash to some people who have never planted a seed in their lives – and probably couldn’t tell a hole in the ground from… well, you can figure that part out.

It’s over a year old, but this blog post from Merry Olde England has a clever take on the ridiculousness of farm subsidies.

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