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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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