THE CHAOS OF ABUNDANCE
Confusa: I see where the House of Representatives voted down President Kennedy's farm billand I don't even know whether to be glad, or sad, or what. Frankly, this whole farm problem completely baffles me.
Honestus: You've got plenty of company, Confusa.
Confusa: This bill was supposed to impose strict production controls on farmers. Why? I just can't understand how that would help farmers at all.
Honestus: It wouldn't. The idea was not to help farmers, but to help the Government.
Confusa: How SO?
Honestus: Controls on farm production are necessary to protect the Government from the consequences of its own price-support programs....