Uncle Sam, Sugar Daddy

Mar 31 2011 @ 3:07pm

Senator Lugar wants to end all that:

The collapse of communism brought an end to many of the world’s command-and-control economic systems and central planning by government bureaucrats. But a notable exception is the United States government’s sugar program. A complicated system of marketing allotments, price supports, purchase guarantees, quotas and tariffs that only a Soviet apparatchik could love, the U.S. sugar program has actually lasted longer than the Soviet Union itself.

Let's hope the Free Sugar Act Of 2011 is a winner.