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P.L. 112-55, The Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012

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Making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012.

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Latest Major Action: 11/18/2011: Signed by President.

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Joyce A. Luna

June 6, 2011, 4:34pm (report abuse)

I believe that we should go down the list, same as I do at home.

Draw a line through anything that is

non-essential. All we need is:

Shelter,food, utilities.

Bring military home, we cannot afford to send the all over the world! Stay with the CONSTITUTION

THAT WAY we can cut expenses.

Afterall, I do believe that WAr is a Racket!

Joyce A. Luna

Natalie

June 13, 2011, 7:49pm (report abuse)

Congress should limit a bill to one issue. The problem with this bill is that it encompasses too many issues. Each part should be a standalone bill voted up or down and not garbled into one gigantic mess

George Brown

June 13, 2011, 9:36pm (report abuse)

ALL,

Cut agricultural spending by 75%, leave those parts that provide information to the Farmer; but the Agriculyural subsidy part should be eliminated.

Military Constuction should be left untouched. I understand Ms. Luna's Comment, but materially disagree. My rationale is based on the 1200 dead non-combatants that were killed on our soil. Military Construction allows those who sacrifice(been there & it is a sacrifice) live and train/work in some reasonable degree of modern comfort. & further takes care of their families while they risk their lives to protect us. Maybe Ms. Luna would like to live for a while w/o those comforts, or be deployed w/o her consent, or care provided for her family.

TimBob

June 14, 2011, 9:30pm (report abuse)

We will see how much the Military likes it when they find out that these same congressmen have sold them out by making back-room deals with Prudential and their families have been denied death benefits.

sabir abdus-samee

June 15, 2011, 6:35pm (report abuse)

THE EARTH BELONGS TO ALLAH!

LarryFrazer

June 20, 2011, 1:26pm (report abuse)

I agree, cut the DoA by 75%. This Dept is a waste of taxpayer dollars representing spending that does no good for the general public and mostly benefits special interests by padding their checking accounts. It has far to many employees that are essentially paid as part of a Federal welfare program.

Tell You What

October 18, 2011, 4:03am (report abuse)

Go ahead and let the family farmer die out. Then you can go crying to whatever third-world country you end up buying food from about how the prices are too high.

Anyone with a brain bigger than a pea understands the American farmer is the only thing between us and starvation.

VOTE YES!

rseawolf

(logged-in user) November 3, 2011, 3:26pm (report abuse)

Isn't it amazing? It seems some people still think that food comes from Wal-mart. You city dwellers need to get a clue. No farming in the U.S.= you starve. Get it?

JeffHudson

(logged-in user) November 15, 2011, 9:44pm (report abuse)

No city dwellers no need for farmers, I would be a bit easier on your customers if I were you. Your neighbors are not buying from you and keeping you in business now are they.

@JeffHudson

November 20, 2011, 2:36am (report abuse)

Just go ahead smart@ss and keep believing that food just magically appears at the store. Keep pushing the farmer down. Then you can go ahead and eat the stuff you get from China and Mexico. Hope you enjoy all those contaminants that have worked their way into your system from all that crap. I won't have to worry about it because I will be providing food for my family and my community.

Johnny reb

November 22, 2011, 3:57am (report abuse)

How about starting first with cutting from the top down in the White House and congress. Cut their salary --all of them to $30,000,stop all 4 year retirements,stop all expense accounts-then we will get somewhere.Stop all lobbyst from bribeing all politicoians,stop pork barreling,stop giveing money to anyone tide to terriost,bring our military home to protect our soil,eliminate 50% of the gold bricking federal employees. That,s a start.

Dick Pursley, Grand Rapids, MI

November 22, 2011, 12:39pm (report abuse)

It is incredulous that we the congress cannot pass a budget bill, let alone one that includes belt tightening. So we form a "super" committee and they can't accomplish their objective.

700 representatives(congress and senate)and we have ZERO (0) leadership! Shame on them, I hiope they enjoyed their tenure in the legislature.

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