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Local news reports say if the farm subsidy bill is not renewed milk prices will skyrocket. How much do you pay in your region? Where I live it is just above 3$ per gallon. Scary stuff--not just milk would be affected.
I hope lawmakers can figure something out to keep the subsidies in place for farmers. I haven't consumed powdered milk for probably 40 years.
"The bill approved in Congress to avert the so-called fiscal cliff would bring the first major tax increase on high earners in 20 years."
Wall Street Journal, Jan 2nd 2013
Remember just a few months ago when the fear mongers at Fox Noise were saying that gasoline was going to 5 bucks a gallon? Remember when a fool said Iraq was a threat?
I am just curious about what you heard on the news and if you can remember how this news was presented.
Was it something like this:
"Milk prices may skyrocket!!!!!!" "More about that after these messages!!" And then did they go to a commercial?
Another great success of government intervention. Farm subsidies. The ability to get rich for doing nothing.
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Or eat cheese, or yogurt, or cream soup, or ice cream or anything else involving dairy products?
If an farm bill isn't passed, price supports for milk revert to a Truman-era formula, based on an era when cows were milked by hand and the expenses of producing milk were way higher in adjusted dollars.
Read more: http://swampland.time.com/2012/12/21/cr ... z2GMcDSvMP
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Vince buys his Non-fat Kirkland style milk at at least twice a week for my cereal.
$3.77 for a GIGANTIC two pack - 512 ounces/gallons, whatever.
The day Vince pays $8.17 for milk is the day I figuratively quit eating my Frosted Flakes and Fr00T L00ps.
Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
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