BigCliff wrote:Your chart is produced by an organization promoting a vegan diet. Their goal is to cut subsidies for foods they deem unhealthy and increase subsidies for fruits, vegetables, and vegetarian products. By forcing up meat, dairy, poultry and fish prices they hope to economically force their diet and lifestyle on everyone (well the poor anyway).Plow wrote: A balance diet is up to the individual not gov.Plow- do both of these represent balanced diets?
Why do they want to this? Because like all libs they want to control every aspect of our lives because they always believe they know what’s best for us. Can you say Jesus freaks with asparagus?
That aside Cliff can you say for certain the distribution of subsidies in out of wack?
Much of our fruits and vegetables come from foreign countries. Do we want to subsidize foreign growers so the “chart” is balanced?
We are one of the most efficient grain producers in the world – efficiency requires less subsidies. Supply and demand keeps cost down – too far down in some cases.
I’m no expert but I’m guessing meat is the most expensive item to produce. It would stand to reason that it also requires the most subsidies. We also have a huge milk subsidy program in that number – you do what kids to have milk don’t you? Meat also has the most government regulations – coincidence?
Another thing to consider. What’s going to happen when the cost of meat skyrockets and suddenly everyone becomes a hunter and fisherman? Are they going to outlaw hunting and fishing to keep us healthy? And what happens when wolves are starving because every damn elk in MT is in a freezers.
Anyway to answer your question about the chart, I think it’s meaningless
to all but kneejerk liberals.