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Morning Bell: Who Really Gets Farm Bill Money (in 5 Pictures)

Posted By Kelsey Harris On May 30, 2013 @ 7:01 am In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

Whenever Congress throws too much into one bill, special interests profit. The massive farm bill—which is already 80 percent food stamps [1]—is no exception.

So what about the rest of the bill—the farm-related part? Heritage’s Diane Katz reports [2] that it includes subsidies for more than a few surprising recipients. SHARE our infographic to spread the word.

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Read the Morning Bell and more en español every day at Heritage Libertad [6].

Quick Hits:

  • Attorney General Eric Holder has invited a select few journalists [7] to meet with him—off the record—to discuss the Department of Justice’s guidelines for investigating reporters.
  • Meet a woman [8] from Harris County, Texas, who applied for tax-exempt status with the IRS and was then subjected to six FBI visits, a tax audit, an OSHA inspection and more.
  • Now that same-sex marriage has been legalized in France [9], couples are beginning to hold weddings.
  • Octavio Sanchez, who lawfully immigrated from Mexico with his wife and children 16 years ago, shares his story [10] of becoming a U.S. citizen.
  • Why has religion declined so much in the Western world? Join us at noon ET today [11]for a discussion with author Mary Eberstadt.
  • Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint appeared on Fox News last night to warn that “Obamacare puts the IRS on steroids [12].”

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[1] 80 percent food stamps: http://blog.heritage.org/2013/05/21/morning-bell-food-stamps-farm-bill/

[2] reports: http://blog.heritage.org/2013/05/29/the-rich-and-famous-at-the-farm-bill-trough/

[3] Image: http://blog.heritage.org/wp-content/uploads/FarmBill_RichandFamous_600pixels.jpg

[4] >>> SHARE on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?fbid=10151612421339481&set=a.178433669480.115841.21375324480&type=1&theater

[5] Tweet this: http://clicktotweet.com/2884o

[6] Heritage Libertad: http://www.libertad.org/

[7] invited a select few journalists: http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/05/29/Obama-holder-press-off-the-record

[8] Meet a woman: http://youtu.be/NUopMRQFVYs

[9] same-sex marriage has been legalized in France: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/lifestyle/relationships/first-samesex-marriage-held-in-france-following-legalisation-of-gay-marriage/story-fni0dqfm-1226653591876

[10] shares his story: http://heritageaction.com/2013/05/sentinel-stories-immigration-reform-through-octavio-sanchezs-eyes/

[11] Join us at noon ET today : http://www.heritage.org/events/2013/05/how-the-west-really-lost-god

[12] Obamacare puts the IRS on steroids: http://blog.heritage.org/2013/05/29/demint-on-fox-news-obamacare-puts-the-irs-on-steroids/

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