$4 billion subsidy to soda pop industry from food stamps

coca colaAt first I was going to ignore this article until I read about lobbying efforts that undermined food stamps. “…Soda makers, for example, bag an estimated $4 billion a year in taxpayer money through the food stamp program. Efforts to kill the so-called “soda subsidy” have been met with fierce resistance and lobbying by the soda industry…. ”

Taxpayers Have Spent $15 Trillion on ‘War on Poverty’
Obama’s Food-Stamp Fizzle
No-food-stamps-for-soda policy would only widen the social gap

You got to love those Young Turks

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