Will Obama help developing country farmers?

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Obama’s inauguration promise: “To the people of poor nations, we pledge to work alongside you to make your farms flourish and let clean waters flow; to nourish starved bodies and feed hungry minds.”

Emmanuel says that pledge is unlikely to be fulfilled, alleging that Obama supports ethanol tariffs and farm subsidies.

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2 Responses to “Will Obama help developing country farmers?”

  1. Kevin B. O'Reilly Says:

    But it’s the thought that counts, right?

  2. Manic Disciple Says:

    Considering that the Democrats continue to block free trade agreements and are leaning towards protectionism in these harsh economic times, I can’t fathom how the President thinks he’ll accomplish this. With all the money we are giving away to the banks, auto makers and such, I guess the only plausible means would be……more money, the penultimate problem solver.

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