God did indeed make the farmer, BUT, when it comes to what farmers contribute to the America the commercial should also mention (if not give credit to) the American taxpayer;
Here's what the ad said;
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And here's what it didn't tell you;
Washington paid out a quarter of a trillion dollars in federal farm subsidies between 1995 and 2009, but to characterize the programs as either a “big government” bailout or another form of welfare would be manifestly unfair – to bailouts and welfare.
After all, with bailouts taxpayers usually get their money back (often with interest), while welfare recipients are subjected to harsh means-testing, time-limited benefits and a work requirement, all in order to receive modest-to-pitiful government benefits that are more or less uniform for every applicant.
None of those characteristics apply to America’s farm subsidy system, a sui generis contraption that might have sprung from the fevered anti-government fantasies of tea party cynics if Congress hadn’t thought it up first. The most recent beneficiaries – or at least the ones we are still able to track – are disclosed in this latest edition of the EWG Farm Subsidy Database.