Democracy Now: Obama to Announce $170 Million in Drought Support


President Obama is expected to announce today that the Department of Agriculture intends to buy up to $170 million of pork, lamb, chicken and catfish to help support farmers suffering from the nation’s worst drought in more than 50 years. The food purchases will go toward “food nutrition assistance” programs, like food banks.

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~ by wheresthemic on August 13, 2012.

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