Tuesday, December 22, 2009
What?!? Republicans and Conservative Democrats Sucking On The Public Tit?
From an interesting article at Truthdig.com titled: "Michelle Bachmann: Welfare Queen"
"Republicans and conservative Democrats bitch and moan about the allegedly Marxist underpinnings of universal health care and do everything they can to deny struggling Americans access to social services. Meanwhile, many of them profit off taxpayers in a massive welfare program."
The massive welfare program? Farm Subsidies! How much have their families collected between 1995 and 2006?
Bachmann -- $251,973
Chuck Grassley -- $1,000,000
Sam Brownback -- $500,000
Max Baucus -- $250,000
Blanche Lincoln -- $715,000
Stephanie Sandlin -- $844,725
Socialism? It depends on who gets the money.
"According to 11 years’ worth of Environmental Working Group data that tracks $200 billion in subsidies, the wealthiest 10 percent of “farmers” have collected 75 percent of the money. That’s exactly the kind of socialism that Rep. Bachmann and her elite ilk like."