FISCAL: The Senate Loves the Farmer

FISCAL The Senate Loves the Farmer

It is an old Congressional custom for Congressmen to oppose every tax bill and vote for every appropriation bill, all the while beating their breasts for economy in government. Last week the U. S. Treasury faced a legal limit to its spending, and Senate debate ran true to form.

Any bill appropriating money for the U. S. farmers could be passed viva voce in the Senate the minute it is introduced, but the Senate would never consider doing it that way. The "orderly process" is to study a House-passed...

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