[FoRK] Re: An armed society... (freakin' Canada.)
<eugen at leitl.org> on
Thu Sep 20 12:20:52 PDT 2007
On Thu, Sep 20, 2007 at 11:34:52AM -0700, Kevin Elliott wrote:
> Which part? That American subsidies are mostly an artifact of
> federal politics crossed with special interests, or that European
> subsidies are mostly driven by pastoral fantasies?
I'd like to know where you're taking your pastoral fantasy bit, but,
then, I have no fucking idea what my co-countrymen think. (Assuming,
they do think, which is not at all obvious).
> I don't have any special knowledge about Europe's AgriPol, so I'd
> love to hear what drives that. In terms of America, I think the
Um, a strong lobby?
> subsidies are so incredibly weighted to corn/wheat/large
> agribusiness that it's hard to see how it _could_ be anything other
> than special interest capture...
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