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December 3, 2010
Following the Money on FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
Posted by Dave Blount at December 3, 2010 8:23 AM
The so-called FDA Food Safety Modernization Act isn't just about Big Government taking a page out of Stalin's playbook by consolidating control over the food supply. It's also about federal politics as usual — that is, corrupt bureauweenies voting to favor those who stand to gain from intrusive legislation in return for cash payoffs. Maplight.org publishes the stats:
If small farms fail to survive this latest wave of oppressive regulations, we can take solace that at least apparatchiks like Barbara Boxer and Al Franken made a tidy profit.
On a tip from Conan.