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skinner June 30th, 2013 10:24pm

During the Great Depression the federal government passed the Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA) which paid farmers to destroy their crops in order to raise the price of food. This occurred while people were starving to death in the cities, opinions?

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kateXcore Dark side of the moon
07/01/13 4:26 pm

Wouldn't the govt buying the crops and giving the food to the hungry people work exactly the same? Not that I like that much either, but isn't that the better option?

helloWorld Triggered SJW
06/30/13 8:12 pm

One of the few things FDR enacted that I don't agree with. Feeding people is more important than the economy.

2katz I live in Nebraska
06/30/13 5:05 pm

LOL. That probably nails it as being the Dems. If it was Republicans you'd think it mattered very much and would have answered with glee.

elianastar FreeSpeech
06/30/13 4:50 pm

How does it matter? A crime against humanity regardless.

2katz I live in Nebraska
06/30/13 5:07 pm

Meant to reply here but it crashed and when I came back in it was a new comment. Sorry.

skinner Jersey City
07/01/13 6:15 am

It was dominated by democrats.

political Georgia
06/30/13 4:23 pm

Guys, I cannot get SOH to load thru the app. So, I went to the website. Can anyone help me?

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
06/30/13 4:55 pm

I couldn't figure out the website either - sorry

commonsense America isnt racist
06/30/13 6:43 pm

Reinstall the app?

Keldeo Laverre City
06/30/13 4:05 pm

Defiantly immoral.

rory82 Virginia
06/30/13 3:43 pm

This still happens today!! Don't be fooled

evoecon nearest binary system
06/30/13 6:35 pm

True. It is amazing the level of Federal involvement controlling farm production.

skinner Jersey City
06/30/13 3:48 pm

Consumerism was down so food stockpiles made food businesses go out of business.