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Harvest deficit reductions from the farm bill

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Finding common ground in the "fiscal cliff" negotiations will be hard for Republicans and Democrats. But there's one place they should be able to agree: farm subsidies. Today's farm subsidies mainly make the rich richer and protect them from the economic risks that average Americans face every day. Over 80 percent of farm-targeted subsidy dollars are paid to the small number of large...