Tuesday, March 20, 2007

EU farm socialism further exposed

Ah, there's no insanity quite like government-authorized insanity. Latest example? Under the European Union's common agricultural policy, people are making money by classifying their land as a "farm" and then receiving the rather generous subsidies the EU provides, not to farm -- not they would/could, not being farmers in the first place.

I have friends who farm: I can't wait to tell them how its really done...