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Tell the Super Committee to Say "NO!" to the Secret Farm Bill. ACTION


US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sustainable Development, farming, consumers, jobs, americans, mega farms, Super Committee )

Nancy
- 1032 days ago - action.ewg.org
For weeks, the Ag Committees' leaders have been covertly writing the next federal farm bill, hoping to slip it into law through the top-secret Super Committee process. No hearings. No debate. Just billions in government handouts for corporate mega-farms.



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Regina P. (79)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 6:50 am
Noted & signed., Thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 7:10 am
already signed, thanks Nancy
 

Michela m. (3924)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 7:16 am
SIGNED and Noted!! Thanks!! Ciao!! Michela
 

Joe Shults (37)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 7:25 am
Thanks and noted.
 

. (0)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 7:38 am
Done, thanks.
 

Terry King (108)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 7:57 am
Absolutely!
 

lee e. (114)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 8:01 am
Signed thanks - it's so hard to prioritize - especially living in the city -- but I eat too! :) ugghhh! Snakes in the grass!
 

Carlene V. (203)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 9:05 am
Thanks for the information Nancy. When will this type of spending stop? The mega rancher and farmers do not need more than they already get from the government. And yet, they want to dismantle Medicare and other needed programs?
 

Myraida Diaz (127)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 9:09 am
Puerto Rico is a territory of the USA but is not represented in the petition of Environmental Working Group. Guam & outlying minor islands either..!
Thanks! Noted
 

patricia lasek (317)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 9:35 am
done
 

Sharon L. (151)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 11:40 am
done
 

Sharon M. (0)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 12:21 pm
Are they for real? Sneaky, sneaky. What little jem of corruption is next on the list? Who do these people answer to that they behave in such a self serving manner ? I hear you Carlene.
 

. (0)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 12:22 pm
noted and signed
 

Terrie Williams (769)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 12:34 pm
Thank you for telling the Super Committee and Congressional leadership to say "NO" to a Secret Farm Bill
Signed, noted.
 

Lilith Cohen (202)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 12:50 pm
Why is there a Super Committee in the first place? Just so Congress won't take any heat for calling the tough shots?
 

Luisa Fox (144)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 12:56 pm
Thank you Nancy for your good work. ~Luisa

Signed.
 

Mary T. (186)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 1:05 pm
Thanks Nancy signed I am sick of the corruption in our government, Why all the secret bills in our government don't they work for us, And Lilith I think this is one time I agree with you why do we have a Super Committee anyway, Something about this just doesn't seem right to me, This is just like the stupid rider in the budget bill about the wolves.
 

Sandra H. (16)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 1:22 pm
Sounds like business as usual on Capitol Hill, huh?
 

Esther Z. (101)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 1:31 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Barbara Chally (10)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 1:48 pm
My heritage from farm country leads me to speak out for those still struggling to maintain that precious lifestyle that serves the country so well. All too often their voices are drowned out by those bigger in industry!
 

Yvonne F. (172)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 2:24 pm
Noted and signed!
 

Colleen L. (2)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 2:32 pm
Petition signed. My question is why these dumb heads; super committees, politicians, etc, have to always try and do things behind our backs. When will they ever understand, that lying/hiding facts, is something that always comes out and when it does they're the ones who suffer and pay for their sins. Thanks Nancy
 

Bill Eagle (32)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 2:41 pm
Petition sighed. I have a real problem with "behind the door" legislation.
 

Carmen S. (611)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 2:58 pm
thanks, this sort of thing needs to be stopped
 

Barbara W. (342)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 3:06 pm
Signed and sharing.. No more corporate handouts. Corporate welfare is taking the nation into the dumper. Mega- Corporations honor MONSANTO chemicals not God's nature safe.

Stop screwing with America's finances unless you opt to use these funds to create family farms, small business adventures, heal our infrastructure & create jobs.. The food stamp program needs a boost.

Are those on this bogus committee so dense you can't get it around your thinking why the Occupy Movement is growing? STOP SACRIFICING AMERICANS while you whore yourself to the self-serving mega-corps! ENOUGH!
 

Kate Kenner (200)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 3:22 pm
There is a great show on NPR called Wait Wait don't Tell Me that airs on the weekend. It's a game show and they talk about all kinds of news. today they mentioned the Super Committee and how they got their name. they make fun of politicians a lot,especially republicans, but all pols in general. I get my laughs form listening to them and it makes having bad things happen a bit more bearable.
 

Kenny V. (173)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 3:36 pm
This whole super committee is to railroad their corporate agenda. Right, broke and in debt, with money made out of nothing and them sitting on all the perks and profits.Pricks.Thanks Nancy Signed
 

Pastor Tim Redfern (599)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 3:51 pm
Signed and noted.
Thanks, Nancy!
 

SANDRA ROCHA (146)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 4:17 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you Nancy.
 

ellen m. (222)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 4:30 pm
Already signed, thanks Nancy
 

ellen m. (222)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 4:42 pm
Signed with an attitude.
This is so shady on both sides of the fence, and in the barn as well if you count the recipients.
I hate monsanto, as well as the cattlemen in the states where they feel it is their god given right to slaughter our bison, wolves, bear, coyotes and any other animal that would dare trespass onto their (?!!!)
PUBLIC grazing lands..what a bunch of shady POS's!
 

Joy McR (131)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 5:07 pm
Thank you Nancy..
 

Taylor isMyName (32)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 5:33 pm
Thank you for the petition.
 

Alicia v. (181)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 5:33 pm
Signed. Thanks
 

Bonnie B. (103)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 5:50 pm
Noted and signed, thank you, Nancy. I must admit I sounded off a bit and told them We the People will no longer tolerated back room deals, that we demand transparency and we are watching them. i also reminded them that they took an oath of office and we will hold them responsible for all they do.
 

Valjean O. (23)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 6:11 pm
Done!
 

Donna Hamilton (140)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 7:58 pm
Signed.
 

Kamila A. (141)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 8:11 pm
Oprah magazine has a nice article about a woman, Lynn Henning, who stood up against the factory farm this month. http://www.oprah.com/world/Health-Risks-That-Large-Factory-Farming-Leaves-Behind
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 10:24 pm
noted and signed
 

Susanne R. (249)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 12:12 am
"Thank you for telling the Super Committee and Congressional leadership to say "NO" to a Secret Farm Bill."

Signed and noted. Thanks, Nancy!
 

Nikhil V. (8)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 2:23 am
Great post, thanks for sharing
 

John Gregoire (255)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 5:31 am
Signed with great pleasure. This is just the kind of legislation that has caused us all to distrust Congress. I come from farm country too and the little family farm has been ousted by agribusiness! They do not need nor deservegovernment handouts.
 

tammy B. (52)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 5:42 am
signed
 

Carol H. (229)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 6:00 am
signed and noted, thanks Nancy
 

wendi huffman (4)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 8:15 am
noted & signed!
 

Rita White (55)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 8:23 am
Noted and signed
 

Megan Beery (18)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 10:04 am
signed and noted
 

monka blanke (74)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 11:13 am
Noted.
 

Deborah B. (65)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 1:26 pm
Noted and Signed. Thank you!
 

. (1)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 3:54 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you Nancy.
 

Beth M. (244)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 3:55 pm
Signed.
 

Marco C. (32)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 5:00 pm
Boy, it thats not balls. With all the public scrutiny, its a real testimony to their disconnect, lack of responsibility and outright contempt for America. Signed and so would a recall be signed - no hesitation.
 

Samantha Trosky (152)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 6:44 pm
Thanks Nancy! Gladly signed!
 

Dominic Delarmente (33)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 9:23 pm
Signed in support for US sustainable development..Thank you Nancy for posting..
 

. (0)
Monday November 21, 2011, 2:43 am
Will sign this :-) Thanks for posting
 

Carole K. (199)
Monday November 21, 2011, 9:54 am
Noted & signed. TY, Nancy!
 

Lisa Neste (699)
Monday November 21, 2011, 2:50 pm
Thank you for telling the Super Committee and Congressional leadership to say "NO" to a Secret Farm Bill
 

Charlene Rush (2)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 10:25 am
The Super-Committee, was not for naught, for President Obama.
This is another mess the GOP got themselves into.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday November 25, 2011, 12:02 pm
Noted & Signed
 
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