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Rick's views on Social welfare issues
|Title||Policy areas||Current federal budget (millions)||Rick's thoughts|
|The Insane Drug War||Social welfare||
There are very few things that make me truly angry. Incompetent customer service, of course, but I quickly get over it (usually - I have some lingering un-fond memories).
|Minimum wage||Social welfare||
Minimum wage - the political football everyone loves to kick around.
|Income inequality||Social welfare||
Income inequality - there's a lot of it, isn't there? My neighbor obviously doesn't have as much money as me, because he never mows his lawn. My other neighbor might have more than me, because...
|Ag subsidies||Social welfare, Discretionary spending||$19,635||
We're from Iowa - we love ag subsidies, right? Maybe - let's do the math.
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