We are asking that readers of this blog not only think – but to think critically – about what is being considered here, and then everyone man/woman man—up and either write an email or comment to justify this type of action. Moreover, we gently ask that you consider – all things being equal – with regards to the economic condition as well as the unemployment status of our country is this the best procedure to do right now in history?
It has been a year later that black farmers have been paid $1.25 billion to settle discrimination allegations against the government and now, in lieu of what we have been through in the last fiscal cycles, the Obama Administration is promoting another huge minority cash giveaway for Hispanic and women farmers.
It’s part of the president’s continued efforts to write a new chapter for civil rights and resolve all allegations of past discrimination in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), according to an agency announcement issued this week. Women and Hispanics who feel the government discriminated against them when seeking USDA farm loans are encouraged to apply for cash to make up for Uncle Sam’s wrongdoing. (Further reading please click here.)
In all, the agency is allocating $1.33 billion in “compensation” for women and Hispanics in addition to $160 million in “farm debt relief.” Hispanic or women farmers who provide additional proof and meet other requirements can receive a $50,000 reward, according to the USDA announcement. The goal is to ensure that any Hispanic or woman farmer or rancher who alleges discrimination is aware of the money pot, says the USDA official in charge of the program. (Here is the reference, click here.)
In shocking yet anticipated news in order to get the word out the feds have launched an impressive bilingual advertising and public relations campaign that includes national outreach tours by top USDA officials as well as Justice Department bigwigs because that agency is overseeing it. The cash giveaway tour was in South Florida this week assuring that there is no filing fees or other costs to claimants who apply for money. (Reading continues here.)
Those who can’t attend the USDA/DOJ outreach rallies can always register online or contact toll free a special Farmer and Rancher Call Center that will mail out a packet. The USDA has also created videos, in English and Spanish, to promote the program and it published a special flyer advertising the administration’s latest civil rights reparation project. (Please see here at bottom of page.)
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