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The Slow-Moving Disaster Happening At Farms Around America

The Slow-Moving Disaster Happening At Farms Around America | Upsetment | Scoop.it
Farms waste billions of pounds of food, but there are movements afoot to curb the problem.
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So many people in the world are starving and we have an agriculture of waste; how sad is that? For the price of a few tanks or the ammunition we waste every day in places like Afghanistan, we could be supporting farmers and using this food as a positive weapon int he war on terror and poverty. How about it America, have we lost our will to make the world a better place?
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Report blasts foreign broadcasting board as ‘dysfunctional’ and ‘ineffectual’

Report says BBG is dysfunctional and places much of the blame on one board member.
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Another example of the way our government wastes money. Why do we need a nine person board? Couldn't this be streamlined?

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10 Weird Things The Government Spent Money On - ODDEE

10 Weird Things The Government Spent Money On  - ODDEE | Upsetment | Scoop.it
From pumpkin donuts to Facebook likes, check out this list of unusual things the feds have funded.
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Paying for Viagra and saying it's for "troop support". Getting monkeys drunk. Exercising shrimp. The government finds some amazing ways to spend money. While none of these were billion dollar boondoggles, the all boggle the mind. Much as I believe in government, I also believe in governing government.

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