Critics say U.S. government is paying benefits to dead farmers.

Stop paying subsidies to dead farmers

Stop paying subsidies to dead farmersA mechanical harvester picks tomatoes in the Westlands Water District near Five Points, Calif. Critics of U.S. government farm policies say unchecked benefits are being paid to dead farmers. (Associated Press)Longmont (Colo.) Times-Call editorial boardTrust in the federal government's ability to watch how it spends taxpayer money took another hit recently when it was revealed that millions of dollars inannual farm subsidies were paid to farmers who had died.Added to that New York Times report ...

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