Feedback on the Farm Bill? How about this?

The Agriculture Department is looking for feedback on next year’s farm bill; and they are closing the doors on the subject tonight. I guess they aren’t too anxious to hear our feedback. I left them some of mine anyway.

Stop the NAIS, the National Animal Identification System. If we start chipping the animals to keep track of them, how long before we’re chipping the citizens to keep track of them?

Why does no one understand that creatures aren’t born with an RFID tag attached, and consequently there is no way to guarantee that infected animals won’t intermingle without being tracked? This is a waste of time boondoggle of a program that sets an extremely bad precedent, profits only the large corporate farms; and it should be stopped immediately.

I probably should have said “Don’t pass one, other than to repeal the provisions of the previous ones” but I’m sure I would have been dismissed as a flake with a message like that.

Don’t pay farmers not to grow produce, or pay tobacco farmers to grow tobacco while at the same time paying for advertising discouraging smoking. What kind of weirdo is he…?

Author: RAnthony

I'm a freethinking, unapologetic liberal. I'm a former CAD guru with an architectural fetish. I'm a happily married father. I'm also a disabled Meniere's sufferer.

One thought on “Feedback on the Farm Bill? How about this?”

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