Daily Archives: February 1, 2014

We Need a House Controlled by Democrats to Get the Economy Moving

The Commerce Department reported on Thursday that real gross domestic product increased 3.2 percent in the last quarter of 2013. Why, then, is the stock market slumping? For one thing, growth in the fourth quarter actually dropped in comparison with … Continue reading

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Farm and Food Support Under USDA’s Section 32 Program

  According to CRS (Congressional Research Service) (circa 2008?): “Section 32” is a permanent appropriation that since 1935 has earmarked the equivalent of 30% of annual customs receipts to support the farm sector through a variety of activities. Today, most of this … Continue reading

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