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Reader's view: Lots of welfare foes get government help

Published 02/10/2013, Duluth News Tribune

Recently I found an interesting website, farm.ewg.org. It lists crop subsidies received by farmers and amounts paid by states and counties. Yes, farmers are hard-working, and none I know are lazy. However, in this era of record-high grain prices, subsidies for corn, soybeans, oats and sunflower seeds are not necessary, even according to agricultural experts. It’s business as usual.

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