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Bachmann Farm Subsidies: Anti-Handout Rep. Personally Got $250K

First Posted: 03/18/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:00 PM ET

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Truthdig:

Michele Bachmann has become well known for her anti-government tea-bagger antics, protesting health care reform and every other government "handout" as socialism. What her followers probably don't know is that Rep. Bachmann is, to use that anti-government slur, something of a welfare queen. That's right, the anti-government insurrectionist has taken more than a quarter-million dollars in government handouts thanks to corrupt farming subsidies she has been collecting for at least a decade.

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