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Who Are the Real Welfare Queens?

Posted By Sara On July 31, 2007 @ 3:44 pm In Health | 29 Comments

55 Billion Goes to:

School lunch & breakfast programs
WIC (Women, Infants, & Children)
Food subsidies
Food stamps
Nutrition education
Other food and health programs

127 Billion Goes to:

Corporate funding (direct & indirect)
Grants to Fortune 500 companies
Big Agra subsidies (including sugar)

References: 1 [7], 2 [8], 3 [9], 4 [10], 5 [11]

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[7] 1: http://www.cato.org/downsizing/agriculture/food_subsidies.html

[8] 2: http://www.cato.org/testimony/ct-sm063099.html

[9] 3: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agricultural_subsidy#United_States

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