Government Aided Dead Farmers

The Agriculture Department sent $1.1 billion in farm payments to more than 170,000 dead people over a seven-year period, congressional investigators say. (Seattle Times, Tuesday)

Maybe it's a civil-rights thing.

FEE Timely Classic
The Origin of American Farm Subsidies (pdf) by Burton Folsom, Jr.

Further Reading

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