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To: bkepley

Farmers don’t get one dime in ethanol subsidies. The entire amount goes to the blender. Farmers were growing corn in abundance long before ethanol.

That’s why ethanol exists, because we overproduced so much farmers were desperate for an outlet to raise the price to make it profitable. Corn acreage didn’t increase because of ethanol. You have it backwards.


17 posted on 02/25/2011 10:31:31 AM PST by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead.)
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To: Free Vulcan

It doesn’t matter if farmers get the subsidy. The subsidy increases demand artifially driving up prices.


20 posted on 02/28/2011 1:30:54 PM PST by bkepley
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